Philip Jenkins charts developments in the Two-Thirds World
“You are here to kneel,” wrote Eliot, “where prayer has been valid.” But which prayers are valid at the Mezquita Catedral, or at Hagia Sophia?
Any Christian who travels in Muslim countries or on the frontier between the faiths may well encounter the Gospel of Barnabas and be asked to respond to its claims.
The Christian population in Israel has begun to swell again, drawing on wholly different sources than in the past.
May I wish you all a blessed Timkat season. Timkat, I should
explain, is an important festival of the Orthodox
Church of Ethiopia.
Once upon a time—and not long ago—there was another Europe. The religious story of communist Europe, in which Christians suffered horrific persecutions, is forgotten by most Americans today.
Philip Jenkins is a distinguished senior fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion and the author of Laying Down the Sword: Why We Can't Ignore the Bible's Violent Verses.
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