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All articles & reviews tagged with middle-east

Article

March 2014
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Western Asia

Shedding Light on Islamic Politics in the Middle East

In Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Syria Islamists tried to hijack the freedom-thirsty uprisings of their people. Being well organized as movements the Muslim Brotherhood branches in these countries outmanoeuvered others and did well in local elections. Their plan, however, was to fanatically impose their narrow Islamic agenda on the rest of their countrymen.  This…

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Meeting Abdul

Article

February 2012
Articles > World Mission > Islam

Meeting Abdul

Meeting Abdul The meeting takes place in his small grocery shop. [The Christian’s speech is italicised.] Hi! Good morning! My name’s Richard. I am Abdul. I notice that you have the shahada [Muslim declaration of belief in the unity of Allah] on your wall. Do you read Arabic? No. But I recognise the shahada,…

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Review

Reviews > Book

The Vicar of Baghdad: Fighting for Peace in the Middle East

Andrew White is a most unusual Anglican minister who has been involved in peacemaking in the international sphere. This book describes his ministry of reconciliation, particularly in Iraq, and it is fascinating and inspiring. Andrew was brought up in a Strict and Particular Baptist church and qualified as a hospital anaesthetist before feeling a…

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