Upon a precipice: What's next for Christians in the Middle East?

Vol. 5 | No. 2 | January 17, 2020

This week’s issue looks at the delicate situation faced by those in the Middle East, particularly Christians, in light of the killing of an Iranian general following weeks of rising tensions and fears of war. On Page 10, Middle East expert Stephen Rasche describes the precipice upon which one of the world’s oldest Christian communities now stands. On Page 14, John Allen makes the case for giving Middle Eastern Christians a louder voice in 2020. And on Page 16, Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews an Islamic scholar who believes Christians and Muslims have more that unites than divides them.

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