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Doves in Crimson Fields

Iraqi Christian Martyrs

Published by Gracewing Publishing .
Written in English.

About the Book

Christianity has been firmly established in Iraq for nearly two thousand years, but from the fourth century to the present day Christians in Iraq have faced periods of terrible persecution. This book brings together their stories, from the witness of martyrs sixteen hundred years ago, across the centuries, to our own time. In the twenty-first century Iraqi Christians have been confronted by relentless terrorist attack, by genocide and exile from their homeland. Alongside accounts of martyrdom and massacre under the Persian and Ottoman Empires and, in the twentieth century, the newly independent Kingdom of Iraq, Robert Ewan records the heart-rending stories of just some of the myriad of contemporary martyrs: Sister Cecilia Moshi Hanna, Archbishop Paulos Faraj Rahho, Father Ragheed Aziz Ganni and of the massacre at Sayidat al-Najat Church in Baghdad.

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Number of pages 232
Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
Weight 11.4 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library OL26474392M
ISBN 13 9780852449127

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