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Author Marlin, George J., 1952- author.

Title Christian persecutions in the Middle East : a 21st century tragedy / George J. Marlin.

Publication Info. South Bend, Indiana : St Augustine's Press, [2015]


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 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  272.9 MARLIN    Check Shelf
Description x, 302 pages : 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-301).
Contents The Birth and rise of Christianity in the Middle East -- The birth of Islam and the rise of Islamist terrorism in the Middle East -- Turkey -- Egypt -- Lebanon -- Syria -- Iraq -- Iran -- Saudi Arabia -- Sudan/South Sudan -- Roundtable on the plight of Christians in the Middle East --'Voices' on Christianity & Islam. The fate of Christians in the Middle East / Bishop Elias Sleman ; Meeting the challenges faced by Christians in the Middle East / Bishop Angaelos ; Testimony of a Christian life in the Middle East / Sister Marie Melham ; Violence in Islam and Christianity / Father Wafik Nasry ; Why continue to purse 'dialogue' with Islam? / Father Laurent Basanese -- Epilogue : Prayer by Patriarch Louis Sako -- Appendix. Advent 2014 letter to Christians in the Middle East / Pope Francis ; Regensburg address / Pope Benedict XVI ; Encyclical on centenary of Armenian genocide / Catholicos Aram I ; Outgoing presidential address to U.S. hierarchy / Cardinal Timothy Dolan ; The ideology that justifies Islamist violence must be dismantled / Patriarch Louis Sako ; May 7, 2015 statement of solidarity with Christians and other minorities in the Middle East.
Subject Christians -- Middle East -- History.
Christianity and politics -- Middle East -- History.
Persecution -- Middle East.
Genocide -- Middle East.
Religious minorities -- Middle East.
Persecution -- Turkey.
Persecution -- Egypt.
Persecution -- Lebanon.
Persecution -- Syria.
Persecution -- Iraq.
Persecution -- Iran.
Persecution -- Saudi Arabia.
Persecution -- Sudan.
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Subject Christianity and politics. (OCoLC)fst00859736
Christians. (OCoLC)fst00859760
Genocide. (OCoLC)fst00940208
Persecution. (OCoLC)fst01058354
Religious minorities. (OCoLC)fst01094193
Egypt. (OCoLC)fst01208755
Iran. (OCoLC)fst01204889
Iraq. (OCoLC)fst01205757
Lebanon. (OCoLC)fst01206063
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
Saudi Arabia. (OCoLC)fst01210372
Sudan. (OCoLC)fst01204591
Syria. (OCoLC)fst01208757
Turkey. (OCoLC)fst01208963
Added Title Twenty-first century tragedy
ISBN 1587314983
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