January 2011

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Cover Story
On Jordan’s Bank
The Hashemites lead in preserving Christianity’s holiest sites
by Nicholas Seeley

Features
A Renaissance in Georgia
Youth discover Georgia’s ancient sacred sounds
by Molly Corso

A Wounded Land
As Kerala’s agriculture collapses, some farmers turn to organic methods
text and photographs by Peter Lemieux

Syria’s Christian Valley
A historically Christian enclave adapts and thrives
by Sean Sprague

Departments
News
from the world of CNEWA

Profiles
The Orthodox Patriarchal Church of Alexandria and All Africa
by Michael J.L. La Civita

Perspectives
It’s a Small World
by Msgr. Robert L. Stern