Christianity in Iran
Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith. It has been practiced in Iran longer than the state religion, Islam. It has always been a minority religion, with ...
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Sassanid Church
The Church of the East (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ʿĒ(d)tāʾ d-Maḏn(ə)ḥāʾ), also known as the Nestorian Church, is a historical Christian church within of the Syriac tradition of Eastern Christianity. Ori...
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The Last Assyrians
The Last Assyrians (French: Les Derniers Assyriens) is a French documentary film by Robert Alaux.
This film begins in the Chaldo-Assyrian community of Sarcelles, France (Paris metropolitan ar...
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Congregation for the Oriental Churches
The Congregation for the Oriental Churches (Latin: Congregatio pro Ecclesiis Orientalibus) is the dicastery of the Roman Curia responsible for contact with the Eastern Catholic Churches for the sa...
Christianity in China
Christianity in China has a history going back to the 7th century during the Tang dynasty. Today, it comprises Catholics, Protestants, and a small number of Orthodox Christians. Although its lineage i...
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Jama'at-e Rabbani
Jama'at-e Rabbani is the Iranian branch of the Assemblies of God, one of the largest evangelical Pentecostal Christian churches. It has its centre in Tehran, Iran.Many (about 80%) of its adherents are...
Eustathius of Mtskheta
Eustathius or Eustace of Mtskheta (Evstat'i Mtskhet'eli; Georgian: ევსტათი მცხეთელი) (died c. 550) is an Orthodox Christian saint, executed for his apostasy from Zoroastrianism by the Persian mili...
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Assyrian Pentecostal Church
The Assyrian Pentecostal Church (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܐܚܘܢܘ̈ܬܐ ܦܢܛܩܘܣܛܝ̈ܐ ܐܬܘܪ̈ܝܐ, ‘Ittā d-Akhonāwāthā Pēnṭēqosṭāyē Ātūrāyē), in (Persian: کلیسای پنطیکاستی آشوری), began in ethnically Assyrian villages ...
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St. Nicholas Church, Tehran
St. Nicholas Orthodox Church is a Russian Orthodox church in Tehran, Iran.
At the end of the 16th century a monk Nicephorus, founded the first Russian parish on the land of Persia. A Russian spiri...
Assyrian Church of the East
The Assyrian Church of the East (Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ܕܐܬܘܪܝܐ), officially the Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܩܕܝܫܬܐ ܘܫܠܝܚܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝ ܕܡܕܢܚ...
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Nestorianism
Nestorianism is a Christological doctrine that emphasizes the disunion between the human and divine natures of Jesus. It was advanced by Nestorius (386–450), Patriarch of Constantinople from 428–431,...
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David Benjamin Keldani
David Benjamin Keldani or Dawud Benyamin (1867-c.1940) was a Catholic priest who converted to Islam and adopted the name Abd ul-Aḥad Dāwūd (Arabic: عبد الأحد داود‎).
He was baptized as D...
Church of the East
The Church of the East (Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܕܡܕܢܚܐ ʿĒ(d)tāʾ d-Maḏn(ə)ḥāʾ), also known as the Nestorian Church, is a historical Christian church within of the Syriac tradition of Eastern Christianity. Ori...
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Christianity among the Mongols
In modern times the Mongols are primarily Buddhist, but in previous eras, especially during the time of the Mongol empire (13th–14th centuries), they were primarily shamanist and had a substanti...
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Saint Abraham's Church, Tehran
Saint Abraham's Church (Persian: کلیسای حضرت ابراهیم} is a Dominican catholic church in Tehran, Iran.
Rosary HouseIn 1962 the Vatican asked the Dominican Order to come once again to Iran. The Domi...
Azad Marshall
The Right Reverend Azad Marshall is the sixth Bishop of the Anglican Church in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Bishop Azad was educated at the University of the Punjab, from which he received the degree...
William McElwee Miller
William McElwee Miller (December 12, 1892 – July 7, 1993) was an American missionary to Persia, and author of several books.Born in Middlesboro, Kentucky, Miller received a M.A. in 1913 from Was...
Ralph Cooper Hutchison
Ralph Cooper Hutchison (February 27, 1898 – March 15, 1966) was president of Washington & Jefferson College and Lafayette College.
Hutchison was born in Colorado on February 27, 1898. He atten...
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Bible translations into Persian
Parts of the Gospels were first translated into Persian in the Persian Diatessaron in the 13th century. Then more sections of the Gospels were translated by the 16th Century Muslim scholar and critic ...
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Josef Mässrur
Josef Mässrur (born Ghäsim Khan) (also sometimes spelled Josef Messrur) [ 1 ] was a Christian Persian missionary to Chinese Turkestan with the Mission Union of Sweden.Josef was born in Tehran, Persia,...
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History of Oriental Orthodoxy
Oriental Orthodoxy is the communion of Eastern Christian Churches that recognize only three ecumenical councils — the First Council of Nicaea, the First Council of Constantinople and the Council of Ep...
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