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Christianity in the Middle East: A Pluralistic Phenomenon pdf icon
Mitri Raheb explores the history of Christianity in the Middle East and the cultural contexts in which it alternately has struggled and thrived.

What Does Our Faith Tell Us? A Presbyterian Response to Christians in the Middle East
Ashley Meyer looks to denominational statements and a biblical model of community to understand who we are called to be as people of faith.

Christians in the Middle East: Map and Facts
Get acquainted with the demographics of Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza.

The Importance of a Christian Presence in the Holy Land
Debbie Weissman and Mohammad al-Sammak offer their thoughts on the importance of a continued Christian presence in the Middle East and the Holy Land’s significance to the Abrahamic faith traditions.

To Stay and Struggle, or Leave and Long For? The Dilemma for Christians in Israel/Palestine
Rhona Bowles Kamar tells the stories of several Palestinian Christians who have wrestled—and are still wrestling—with whether to stay in the Palestinian Territories amid various hardships, or to emigrate, leaving behind beloved people and places.

An Iranian Christian—Neither Here nor There
Noushin Darya Framke reflects on how her family history and her own decisions created a sense of home and self that is both Western and Middle Eastern.

The Ordination of Women in Egypt
Anne Zaki shares her journey of faith and her quest to have her home church in Egypt approve her ordination.

The Near East School of Theology and Christian Presence in the Middle East
Mary Mikhael spotlights the Near East School of Theology, and the vital role of this institution in not only training leaders but also living out a mission of truth and service.

Joining in God’s Mission in the Middle East pdf icon
Victor Makari celebrates the long-running partnerships and interest of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in the Middle East.

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Bible Study Resource—Journeys Through Revelation: Apocalyptic Hope for Today
Nelle McCorkle Bordeaux looks at Lessons Two and Three of Journeys Through Revelation, and provides additional questions for reflection.

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In Fear, Joy or Doubt, “Salam” Is There
Najla Kassab

What One PW Is Doing
Pal CraftAid
Elizabeth (Liz) B. Knott

Building Community
Building the Assyrian Community
Carol Gruber

Supporting Mission
Supporting a Christian Presence in the Middle East
Nuhad Tomeh

Working for Justice and Peace
A Mountaintop Experience—Reaching Out to Armenian Christians in Syria
Ani Cholakian

Faith Walk
Nancy Copeland-Payton

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Being the Samaritan or Levite or Both
Amy Starr Redwine

Strengthening the PC(USA)
Opening Doors for Women Everywhere
Linda Bryant Valentine



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