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Spanning the Great Schism Between Evangelical and Orthodox ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Efforts to unite Christianity’s branches bear fruit.
vital spark. “The Copts largely resisted conversion,” Suriel wrote, “[but it] awakened in them a spirit of inquiry and an impulse to reform.”. Missionaries
Two Slave Brothers Birthed Africa’s Oldest State Church
The history of the Axum Empire and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.
This view, deemed heretical by Western and Eastern churches at the Council of Chalcedon in 451, is maintained today by the Copts, the Tewahdo, and other Oriental Orthodox churches
Egypt Says Muslims Who Die Defending Churches Are Martyrs. One Just Did.
Cairo attack kills eight Christians and one Muslim, after Islamic authority declares a national duty to protect Copts from terrorism.
Cairo attack kills eight Christians and one Muslim, after Islamic authority declares a national duty to protect Copts from terrorism. International.
Righteous Anger: Egypt’s Christians Respond to ISIS
With 100 massacred in five months, leaving vengeance to the Lord is getting harder for Copts.
With 100 massacred in five months, leaving vengeance to the Lord is getting harder for Copts. International.
Forgiveness: Muslims Moved as Coptic Christians Do the Unimaginable
Amid ISIS attacks, faithful response inspires Egyptian society.
Amid ISIS attacks, faithful response inspires Egyptian society.
ISIS Kills 29 Christians on Church Bus Trip to Popular Monastery
(UPDATED) Egypt cancels Ramadan’s opening celebration as Copts resist revenge.
(UPDATED) Egypt cancels Ramadan's opening celebration as Copts resist revenge.
Does 1 Huge New Church in Egypt Make Up for Troubles with 24 Small Ones?
Government says worship in hundreds of unregistered churches is allowed. Will neighbors agree?
Government says worship in hundreds of unregistered churches is allowed. Will neighbors agree?
ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt
Security stops Sinai assault on St. Catherine and its biblical library, but symbolism matters more.
Security stops Sinai assault on St. Catherine and its biblical library, but symbolism matters more.
Bombing of Cairo Church’s Sunday Service Kills Dozens on Muhammad’s Birthday
Attack on spiritual center of Egyptian Christianity is deadliest modern terrorism against Copts.
Attack on spiritual center of Egyptian Christianity is deadliest modern terrorism against Copts. International.
To Defend Mideast Christians, Can Advocates Critique Islam?Subscriber Access Only
Diaspora leaders in America disagree on how to improve religious freedom back home.
“The best way to reinforce the message of the haters of Christians in Egypt is by giving them the ammunition that Copts in the US are working with Islamophobes in Washington,” Zogby
Is ISIS Really Muslim?Subscriber Access Only
Christians can learn from Egyptian debate over terrorism and true Islam.
At least 87 were killed by terrorists. But despite being labeled by ISIS as its “favorite prey,” Copts were only 12 percent of such fatalities last year. Far
CT’s 25 Most-Read Stories on the Persecuted Church
ISIS bombs Egyptian churches, Russia restricts religious freedom, Nepal criminalizes conversion, and more.
International. Righteous Anger: Egypt's Christians Respond to ISIS With 100 massacred in five months, leaving vengeance to the Lord is getting harder for Copts.
The Game of Thrones Christians Should Be Watching
Arab believers assess crown prince’s pledge to modernize Saudi Arabia’s Islam.
Arab believers assess crown prince's pledge to modernize Saudi Arabia's Islam.
ISIS Church Bombings Kill Dozens at Palm Sunday Services in Egypt
(UPDATED) Christian leader: ‘During this week of Jesus’ suffering, we will pray to God to give us protection and healing.’
(UPDATED) Christian leader: 'During this week of Jesus' suffering, we will pray to God to give us protection and healing.'.
Egyptian Exodus: 100 Christian Families Flee ISIS in Sinai Peninsula
Evangelical church at heart of interfaith and government efforts to provide relief and shelter.
The reason: On February 19, the Egypt chapter of ISIS released a video calling Copts “our priority and our preferred prey.” Three days later, one man was shot and his adult son burned
What I Learned from Worshiping With Egypt's ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
Hope for interfaith relations from the Coptic Church.
For much of church history since, Copts were not only cut off from the rest of the Christian world. He has urged Copts to see themselves as Egyptians first.
Libya's 21 Christian Martyrs: ‘With Their Blood, They Are Unifying Egypt’Subscriber Access Only
As Coptic Christians mourn ISIS beheadings, they praise the response of their government and Muslim neighbors.
As Coptic Christians mourn ISIS beheadings, they praise the response of their government and Muslim neighbors.
Want to Help Christians Stay in the Middle East? Start with Your Vacation.Subscriber Access Only
Both pilgrims and pleasure seekers allow Arab believers to resist exodus amid ISIS.
Copts, an estimated 10 percent of the population, make up more than half of tour operators and more than a quarter of the tourism workforce, according to Adel el-Gendy, a general
Pilgrims' Process: Why Christians Closest to the Holy Land Visit the LeastSubscriber Access Only
The perplexities of pilgrimage to Israel by Arab Christians.
In 2014, Jordan sent only 17,400 tourists (which were not differentiated by religion). Egypt, only 5,200—all Copts. Lebanon forbids travel to Israel entirely. So Close Yet So Far.
A Tale of Two WeddingsSubscriber Access Only
Why protesting a drive-by shooting is complicated for Egypt's Christians.
Why protesting a drive-by shooting is complicated for Egypt's Christians.
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God Hates Gun Violence
God Hates Gun Violence
We American Christians have a biblical call to reduce firearm deaths in our land.
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