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The Arab Christian : a history in the Middle East

Author: Kenneth Cragg
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster/John Knox Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the long history of Arab Christianity from before Islam, through the early centuries of Muslim and European influences and the Ottoman Empire, to modern Arabs. It assesses the present  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Church history
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Cragg
ISBN: 0664219454 9780664219451 0264672577 9780264672571 0664221823 9780664221829
OCLC Number: 23582719
Description: 336 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Arab and Christian : strands of identity --
In Arabia before Islam --
Arabicization and Dār al-Islām --
Christian and Muslim in the early centuries --
The European factor --
The Ottoman centuries --
Modern Arabs and the intentions of Arabism --
Perspectives of Egypt --
The tragedy of Lebanon --
Arab Christianity and Israel --
The Arab Christian soul in poetry, art, and liturgy --
A future with Islam?
Responsibility: Kenneth Cragg.

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