Christians in the Middle East – Past, Present and Future

  title={Christians in the Middle East – Past, Present and Future},
  author={Colin Gilbert Chapman},
  journal={Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies},
  pages={110 - 91}
  • C. Chapman
  • Published 1 April 2012
  • Philosophy
  • Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies
A brief survey of events and movements from the first century to the present day provides the background for understanding the complexity of questions relating to the presence of Christians in the Middle East at the present time. Some of these issues affect all Christians, while others are specific to particular countries in the region. Given the steep decline in the numbers of Christians for a variety of reasons over the centuries, is it possible to have any optimism about their future in the… 

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