The Unholy Alliances Surrounding the Khashoggi Affair

The Unholy Alliances Surrounding the Khashoggi Affair

Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist and moderately outspoken critic of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, became an unlikely household name for most of us this month. After choosing self-imposed exile – apparently for security reasons last year – he...
The Tangled Web of Religion, Violence and Evil

The Tangled Web of Religion, Violence and Evil

The debate about the nature of the relationship between religion, violence and evil has been rather lively in recent months and years. Between the nauseating treatment of Muslim dissidents and non-Muslims in Syria and Iraq in the name of “Islam,” the continued bloody...

Some Evangelicals Adversely Affect Mideast Christians

Ambassador Massoud Al-Maalouf, former Lebanese ambassador to the United States, denounced the devastating role of U.S. evangelicals in shaping toxic U.S. foreign policies toward the Middle East, particularly toward the Palestinian cause. The Al-Joumhouriah Daily...

How Should Arab Christians React to Persecution?

The concept of “disorienting times” was the focus of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary’s 14th Middle East Conference / Consultation (June 19-23), organized by its Institute of Middle East Studies. Highlights from the 2017 consultation are...