Middle Eastern Christians
Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, was one of the major religions of the region until the Arab Muslim conquests of the mid-to-late 7th century AD. Christianity in...
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Arab Christians
Arab Christians (Arabic: العرب المسيحيين Al-'Arab Al-Masihiyin) are ethnic Arabs of the Christian faith, They are the remnants of ancient Arab Christian clans and Arabized Christians, such as Melchite...
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Copts
The Copts are the native Christians of Egypt (Coptic: ⲟⲩⲢⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛ̀Ⲭⲣⲏⲥⲧⲓ̀ⲁⲛⲟⲥ ou.Remenkīmi en.Ekhristianos ; Arabic: اقباط‎, [ɑʔˈbɑːtˤ]) and the largest Christian denomination in the coun...
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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Christianity in Iraq
The Christians of Iraq are considered to be one of the oldest continuous Christian communities of the Armenian world. The vast majority are Western Armenian-speaking ethnic Armenian; however, there is...
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Christianity in Israel
Christianity in Israel is one of the recognized religions in Israel and is practised by more than 161,000 Israeli citizens (about 2.1% of population). They include 127,000 Arab Christians (mostly Arab...
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Jordanian Christians
Christianity in Jordan is among the oldest Christian communities in the world. Christians have resided in Jordan after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, early in the 1st century AD. Jordanian Christian...
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Lebanese Christians
Christianity in Lebanon has a long and continuous history beginning with the visits of Jesus to the southern territories, where he is said to have performed many miraculous healings. Biblical Scriptur...
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Palestinian Christians
Palestinian Christians belong to one of a number of Christian denominations in the State of Palestine, including Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, Catholicism (Eastern and Western rites), Anglica...
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Christianity in Turkey
Christianity has a long history in Anatolia-Asia Minor and Armenian Highland (now part of Turkey), which is the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, N...
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Saint Sarkis Cathedral, Tehran
Saint Sarkis Cathedral is an Armenian Apostolic church in Tehran, Iran.
The construction of St. Sarkis Church in Tehran began from 1964 and was complete by 1970. The church was built by Sarkisian ...
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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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Suleiman Mousa
Suleiman Mousa (Arabic: سليمان الموسى‎) (11 June 1919 – 9 June 2008) was a Jordanian author and historian born in Al-Rafeed, a small village north of the city of Irbid. He wrote up to fifty ...
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Sabur ibn Sahl
Sābūr ibn Sahl (شاپور بن سهل گندیشاپوری; d. 869 CE) was a 9th-century Persian Christian physician from the Academy of Gundishapur.Among other medical works, he wrote one of the first medical books on ...
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International Christian Embassy Jerusalem
The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) is a Christian Zionist organisation based in Jerusalem, Israel.
The International Christian Embassy was founded in 1980 by evangelical Christia...
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Sarkis Aghajan Mamendo
Sarkis Aghajan Mamendo (Syriac: ܣܪܟܝܣ ܐܓܓܢ ܡܡܢܕܘ), (born 1962) is an Iraqi Assyrian politician who was appointed Minister for Finance and Economy in the cabinet of Iraqi Kurdistan on 7 May 2006.He...
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...
Mount Precipice
Mount Precipice (Hebrew: הר הקפיצה Arabic: جبل القفزة), also known as Mount of Precipitation, Mount of the Leap of the Lord and Mount Kedumim is located just outside the southern edge of Nazareth, 2.0...
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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...
History of Eastern Christianity
Christianity has been, historically a Middle Eastern religion with its origin in Hebrew tribal Judaism. Eastern Christianity refers collectively to the Christian traditions and churches which develope...
Wadie Haddad
Wadie Haddad (1927 – 28 March 1978), also known as Abu Hani, was a Palestinian leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine's armed wing. He was responsible for organizing several civil...
Kurdish Christians
Kurdish Christians (Kurdish: Kurdên Maseehi) are Kurds who follow Christianity.
According to a legend, Mar Saba succeeded in converting some sun-worshipping Kurds to Christianity in the fifth cent...
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Chaldean Catholic Church
The Chaldean Catholic Church (Classical Syriac: ܥܕܬܐ ܟܠܕܝܬܐ ܩܬܘܠܝܩܝܬܐ, ʿītha kaldetha qāthuliqetha), is an Eastern Syriac particular church of the Catholic Church, under the Holy See of the Cathol...
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Youssef Howayek
Youssef Saadallah Howayek (Arabic: يوسف حويك‎; also Yusuf Huwayyik, Hoyek, Hoayek, Hawayek) (1883–1962) a painter and sculptor from Helta, in modern day Lebanon.
Youssef Howayek's father...
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...