September 2006

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Cover Story
Jordanian Christians
Despite challenges, the Christian faith thrives in the Hashemite kingdom
by Anne Womer

Features
21st-Century Scribes
Monks use state-of-the-art equipment to preserve ancient manuscripts
by Columba Stewart, OSB

Queen’s Garments
A life-changing sewing program for young women in southern India
story and photographs by Sean Sprague

Middle Eastern, Central American Style
Arabs have found a new home in Honduras
by Paul Wachter with photographs by Carina Wint

Departments
news
from the world of CNEWA

profiles
The Armenian Apostolic Church
by Michael J.L. La Civita

perspectives
Middle East Story
by Robert L. Stern