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"A Shiver in the Air:" A poem written by a guest of Tantur

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England-based writer and poet Ann Jean Blyth Phillips (pictured on the right) recently visited the Tantur Ecumenical Institute, accompanying a friend who was conducting research. Phillips is no stranger to the Holy Land. She took a pilgrimage several years ago, but also has a more personal connection. She is the great granddaughter of Bishop Blyth, who served as the Anglican bishop in Jerusalem from 1887 to 1914. Phillips is currently writing a memoir about his life and his time in the Middle East. She also wrote a series of poems while staying at Tantur. She is sharing her latest poem titled, “A Shiver in the Air.” Read More