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Why Don’t American Protestants Care That Middle Eastern Christians Are Dying?

Liberal Protestants are remaining silent, essentially condoning the actions of ISIS.

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What Headlines Don’t Tell You About the Middle East

Middle Eastern cultures have shown how incredibly welcoming and hospitable they can be.

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A Palestinian Violist Plays the Sound of Hope

Can a church’s musical presentation speak into the world’s most pressing conflicts?

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What 25 Conversations with Muslims Taught Me About Their Faith

I read the Qur’an differently after learning how my Muslim neighbors read their holy book.

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How Millennial Evangelicals See the Israeli-Palestine Conflict

Millennial Christians are developing views of Israel that are distinct from their parents’ pro-Israel perspective. Here’s why.

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Hungry for Peace in the Middle East

I learned three lessons while fasting and praying for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: lament, repent, and reorient.

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Why I Don’t Pray for Peace in the Middle East

I have good reasons not to pray for Israel/Palestine. But I don’t have any excuse.

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Philip Jenkins: Was the Great War a Holy War?

During the First World War, overwhelmingly Christian nations claimed ten million lives in the name of God.

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The Pope and the President: What to Look for in the Obama-Francis Summit

Reporter David Gibson offers initial ideas on how President Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis could play out.

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Salafis try their hand at religious politics

Since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Salafism has been struggling to maintain its image as a sacred ideology.