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Christians in the Arab East

a political study

by Robert Brenton Betts

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Published by John Knox Press in Atlanta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arab countries,
  • Arab countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Christians -- Arab countries,
    • Arab countries -- Politics and government

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert Brenton Betts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1067.A7 B47 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 318 p. ;
      Number of Pages318
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4721562M
      ISBN 100804207968
      LC Control Number78008674
      OCLC/WorldCa3893207

      Read this book on Questia. Existing before the Muslim conquest of the Middle East, and integrated into the Islamic political order, which for centuries has given full rights only to Muslims, the various Eastern Christian communities have represented an important element of . Aug 26,  · Jan Markell talks with Arab Pastor Steven Khoury from Holy Land Missions, about the persecution that is happening in Jerusalem and in the Middle East in general to Arab Christians.

      The Christians in the Middle East are not, as it was portrayed by the Arab regimes and many in the West, the followers of Christian faith among the Arab ethnic group. "Arab Christians" exist in few spots in the region, but they are a minuscule minority within the world of Middle Eastern Christianity. Middle East Christians bear the brunt of televangelical politics By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz. As a Middle Eastern Christian I am alarmed observing TV preachers systematically reminding Americans every hour to abandon Palestine. In legitimizing Israel’s occupation of Arab land, Christian Zionists (the highly organized sector in Evangelical.

      Aug 14,  · Arab Christians (Arabic مسيحيون عرب Masīḥīūn ʿArab) or Arabic-speaking Christians (Arabic مسيحيون ناطقون بالعربية Masīḥīūn nāṭiqūn bil-ʿArabīyyah) are culturally unique Christians who live in, or originate from, the Arabic-speaking region of the Middle East and North Africa and maintain the Arabic language as their primary community language. The Wall Street Journal reports that, today, "more Arab Christians live outside the Middle East than in the region. Some 20 million live abroad, compared with 15 million Arab Christians who remain in the Mideast, according to a report last year by a trio of Christian charities and the University of East London.".


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The work of Dr. Robert Benton Betts had a place in explaining one era of that continuum as it affected the status of Christians in the lands of the “Arab East.” The Book Review.

It was Easter Monday Jul 23,  · The Guardian - Back to home. The end of Christianity in the Middle East could mean the demise of Arab secularism Now almost everywhere Arab. Aug 05,  · Arab Christians protesting. The lack of official data on the Christian populations of the Middle East makes it difficult to confirm their exact number, but it is estimated that there are between.

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