The Last Supper

The Last Supper

The Plight Of Christians In Arab Lands

eBook - 2016
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In 2013, alarmed by scant attention paid to the hardships endured by the 7. 5 million Christians in the Middle East, journalist Klaus Wivel traveled to Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, and the Palestinian territories on a quest to learn more about their fate. He found an oppressed minority, constantly under threat of death and humiliation, increasingly desperate in the face of rising Islamic extremism and without hope that their situation will improve, or anyone will come to their aid. Wivel spoke with priests whose churches have been burned, citizens who feel like strangers in their own countries, and entire communities whose only hope for survival may be fleeing into exile. With the increase of religious violence in the past few years, this book is a prescient and unsettling account of a severely beleaguered religious group living, so it seems, on borrowed time. Wivel asks, why have we not done more to protect these people? Klaus Wivel is a Danish journalist who has been the New York correspondent for Weekendavisen, one of Denmark's most prestigious newspapers. He has written on a wide range of topics, with a focus on the Middle East.
Publisher: [United States] : New Vessel Press : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781939931368
1939931363
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Kline, Mark 1952-
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