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Saturday, March 12, 2011

The Light Of Christ In Kurdistan

March 12, 2011 Articles

An interview with Seraphim Maamdi, an Orthodox Kurd Out of the thirty million Kurds living in the world, the great majority confess Islam, while the lesser part practices Yazidism [ Kurdish: Êzidî ]. According to the 2002 census, there are 19,600 Moslem Kurds and 31,300 Yazidi Kurds living in Russia. Few know that at the […]

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The Glories of Byzantium

March 12, 2011 Articles

Book Review Maligned for centuries, the empire that checked the Ottoman advance into Europe is today being celebrated. By JUDITH HERRIN One of the world’s great empires is on the move, in our imaginations and in the place that it occupies in our understanding of the modern world. Byzantium used to call to mind a […]

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