Bob Marley: Orthodox Christian

Twenty four years on few know of his conversion to Christianity. In May 1981, the world lost the man who had been described as the "first Third World superstar". The Hon. Robert Nesta Marley O.M. died on 11th May 1981 in a Miami hospital after an 8 month battle with cancer. He was 36. To the masses he was known as Bob Marley - the man who brought them reggae and Rastafarianism. His was the voice of classics like "No Woman No Cry" recorded live at the London Lyceum Ballroom in 1975. However, what most people don't know, and many try to cover up, is the fact that Bob Marley converted to Christianity in 1980. In fact on 4 … [Read more...]

Combining the Uncombinable

Being Orthodox Christian in a Muslim Lebanon by Nadezda Livanova Nadezda was born in Moscow in 1976. Her first education is a  primary school teacher, and she graduated from the Moscow University of Psychology and Education. Currently she works as a pre-school psychologist. She is married, has a son and a daughter, takes interest in family psychology, tourism, and likes Arabic culture. I was born in Moscow where my mother always lived, and my father had a Lebanese origin. When I was about three years old my brother and I were sent to Lebanon because our parents were students, and taking care of us — who tended to be … [Read more...]