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What is epektasis? It is largely about politics. But it is also about human rights, democracy, good governance, peace, justice and reconciliation at a time of ongoing turbulence across the MENA & Gulf regions.

Epektasis.net deals with issues impacting the peoples of this vast region - conflict backgrounds, symptoms, realities, fears and possible solutions - that are viewed through a dual Middle Eastern-European cultural lens.

Over the past 20 years, and inasmuch as possible, my articles have adhered to the overarching Christian ethos of striving to 'stretch forward' (epekteinomenos in Greek, from St Paul in Phil 3:13) - politically, ecumenically & legally - the elements of peace, justice, reconciliation, dignity, non-violence and security.


 

Unexamined Lives, Unchanging Opinions, Unknowing Wisdom!But why am I suddenly writing about Socrates on the pages of a website that has largely been dedicated to the Middle East, North Africa and Gulf regions?

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