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Istanbul | Hagia Sophia | Blue Mosque | Old City

  Our visit to Istanbul wouldn’t have been complete without a visit to some of its most legendary sites: Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Old City.  Located on the eastern ‘horn’ (on the European side of the city) of Istanbul, these buildings were […]

Essay | Reaching Heavenward

By Benjamin Straley, MM ’10, MDiv ’12.  I remember the opening banquet of my first year at the ISM, in the fall of 2008.  Martin Jean read the following passage from Augustine’s Confessions: But when I love you, what do I love?  It is not physical beauty […]