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Theodore Abu Qurrah By Daniel C. Peterson

Posted by on Aug 27, 2013 in Library | Comments Off on Theodore Abu Qurrah By Daniel C. Peterson

One of the misconceptions that many Westerners have is that all Arabs are Muslims, and that Muslims are all Arabs.  In fact, of course, many of the major Islamic countries in the world (e.g., Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Malaysia, and the most populous of them all, Indonesia) are not Arab, and large minorities in some Arab countries are not Muslim. Christianity is a Near Eastern religion, not a European one, and it is has been in the Near East since its origin.  (An Egyptian Christian friend once complained to me about how tired he had become of Americans and Europeans asking him whether his...

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