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Van Gorder, A. Christian
Christianity in Persia and the status of non-Muslims in Iran / A. Christian van Gorder
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2010
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 Armenian Research Center  BR1115.I7 G67    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Christianity -- Iran
Islam -- Iran
Subject Iran -- Religion
Physical Description xxii, 329 p. : map ; 24 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-320 )and index
Contents Introducing the land of Persia and early Persian history -- Early Persian religions, Judaism, and Christianity, before Islam -- The rise of Islam and the role of non-muslims in Persian Islam -- Types of Islam in Persia and Iran -- Modern protestant missionary efforts in Persia -- Non-Muslims and the Islamic revolution of 1979 -- Contemporary Christianity in Iran -- Persecution of protestants in modern Iran -- Conclusion : the future of Christian and Muslim relations in Iran -- Appendix I: international organizations confronting religious persecution (2009) -- Appendix II: statements from the universal Islamic declaration on human rights -- Appendix III: timeline of Persian history -- Appendix IV: chronological list of rulers in Iran -- Appendix V: ethnic and religious groups in Iran (1999) -- Appendix VI: non-Muslim religious minorities -- Glossary of Arabic and Persian terms and names
Series Armenian Research Center collection

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