Tagged with Armenia

There’s No One Christian View on Kurds and Turks

There’s No One Christian View on Kurds and Turks

This article was first published at Christianity Today on October 24. As reports circulated that Turkey had violated its five-day pause in operations against the Kurds on the Syrian border, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s rhetoric intensified. If Kurdish fighters did not withdraw from their positions, as agreed between Erdogan and President Donald Trump, Turkey would … Continue reading

Will US Genocide Resolution Satisfy Armenian Christians?

Will US Genocide Resolution Satisfy Armenian Christians?

This article was first published at Christianity Today, on November 1. Armenian Americans breathed a sigh of relief this week when the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved Resolution 296 to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Around 1.5 million Armenians were killed between 1915 and 1923, as the defeated Ottoman Empire transitioned into the modern Republic … Continue reading

A Christian Captain for Iranian Soccer

A Christian Captain for Iranian Soccer

Yesterday I posted about religious contradiction in Saudi Arabia. Today posts a Guardian article about Iran, in the other direction: The 32-year-old midfielder, known as Ando – or Samurai, due to his hairstyle – is not shy of showing his Christianity, often crossing himself on the field. In April, Teymourian, who has played for Bolton … Continue reading