How do you commemorate Christian suffering without reawakening ancient hatred?
"What's going on is a nation-building process. It's similar to what happened at the end of World War I, when major empires were destroyed."
Study of the Armenian genocide has attracted many fine scholars, but Ronald Suny's book stands out.
Many scholars have traced the intra-Christian conflicts over slavery. Less noticed are the situations in which Christians were themselves enslaved.
Historically, the region from the Danube to the Euphrates and from Belgrade to Baghdad is religiously complex. Our modern map is a product of decades of violence and ethnic cleansing.