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Hakimah: A pilgrimage into the heart

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For two weeks in January 2019, seventeen women and men experienced Hakimah, a new and innovative program created by the Tantur Ecumenical Institute that explores the role of women in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim texts and traditions. Hakimah, created for women and by women, is the brainchild of Marcie Lenk, Huda Abu Arqoub, and Stephanie Saldana. Through text study, excursions, encounters with local women, and group discussion, this group of seventeen discovered how women in the Holy Land continue to contribute to the cultural, political and spiritual realities they live in. As participant Caroline Coggins puts it, “Hakimah is a pilgrimage into the heart.” Read More