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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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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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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Roman Catholicism in Iran
The Catholic Church in Iran is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. There are about 21,380 Catholics in Iran, out of a total population of about 7...
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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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German Speaking Evangelical Church, Tehran
The German Speaking Evangelical Church is an expatriate community church in Tehran, Iran.The German Speaking Evangelical Congregation in Iran (Evangelische Gemeinde Deutscher Sprache in Iran) was foun...
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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...
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...
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...
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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Edward Stuart
The Rt Rev Edward Craig Stuart, DD (1827 – 1911) was the 2nd Anglican Bishop of Waiapu whose Episcopate spanned a 16-year period during the second half of the 19th century. He was born in Edinburgh, ...
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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David of Basra
David of Basra, sometimes rendered Dudi of Basra or David of Charax, was a 3rd- and 4th-century CE Christian Metropolitan bishop who undertook missionary work in India around the year 300 (295 in some...