The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 09


The Syrian World Volume 03, Issue 09


Volume 3 Issue 09 of The Syrian World published March 1929. The issue begins with an article by Ameen Rihani titled "At the Gate of Arabia." This article is a travel journal entry of Rihani's own experience traveling to Arabia. Next is a poem by Kahlil Gibran titled "The Saint," which describes an encounter with a wise divine entity. Next is an article titled "Children of America," based off of research and study of the Foreign Language Information Service, which touches on many social problems. Salloum A. Mokarzel is featured next with an article that covers Eastern Religions in the West. The article is comprised of extracts from the address Mokarzel delivered at the luncheon of the Daughters of the United Maronites Society, Feb. 10, 1929. Next is a short story titled "A Day in Abu-Hamed" by Dr. Najib A. Katibah. The last article is "Discovering the Syrians" by James Myers. There is another update on the successes of Syrian-American federations, which also provides a list of more pledged societies formed throughout the United States. The issue concludes with excerpts from the Arab press, the Reader's Forum, and more on political developments in Syria.


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