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A photograph of participants from the Wisdom of the Elders program in 2015. The program has been serving African American seniors at the Murfreesboro (Tennessee) Parks and Recreation’s Patterson Park Community Center since 2012. The program is led by…

Assyrian refugees at Tell-Tamar and the Khabour River, July 21. Something of the twenty-seven villages built here by the League of Nations. The priest and his prized manuscript Bible. LC-DIG-ppmsca-17416-00118 (digital file from Diary in photos, vol.…

Crowning during Holy Matrimony in the Syro-Malabar Church. Main celebrant is bishop Mar Gregory Karotemprel.

This photograph shows a Syriac Christian family from Persia (modern Iran), perhaps at the end of the 19th century. In this period, Syriac communities (under a variety of names including Assyrian, Aramean, and Chaldean) were widespread across the…

This modern brass oil lamp from Kerala, India is used for light during celebration of the “Divine Mysteries” (the Sunday Eucharistic worship service). Similar oil lamps can be traced back to the Syriac churches of Late Antiquity. Fire holds deep…
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