Discerning Fact from Fiction: Christianity’s Middle Eastern Heritage
First, the Western-Christian imagination has in many ways hijacked the Jesus story, and changed it into a distinctly Western narrative that deviates from the history and truth of the real biblical setting.Sharidan Russell | The Dartmouth Apologia | Fall 2016
Who Are the Middle Eastern Christians?
Westerners’ broad concern for Middle Eastern Christians was and is well intentioned, but poorly informed, in part due to apathy and in part due to the lack of resources on the subject.Christian Šidák | The Harvard Ichthus | Fall 2016
Jesus, America and the Middle East
Throughout my upbringing and young adulthood, I have been confronted by Jesus’ amazing and radical love while also witnessing unloving political acts directed at those affiliated with the Middle East.Danica Harootian | The Claremont Ekklesia | Fall 2014
Jesus and Women: Rebelling against Misogyny
The gospels tell of Jesus' extraordinary conduct towards women, which takes on a radical nature when considered in the context of the oppressive environment for women in the Ancient Middle East.CJ Curtis | The Harvard Ichthus | Fall 2013