#22 Arab Orthodox Christians

Recently I wrote a review of a recent study of Arab Christianity: Constantin A. Panchenko, Arab Orthodox Christians under the Ottomans: 1516-1831 (Jordanville NY: Holy Trinity Seminary Press, 2016). The full review will be published later this year in our Journal of Eastern Christian Studies (2018, 1-4). For everyone who is interested in the history… Continue reading #22 Arab Orthodox Christians

#21 Sinan Antoon, The Baghdad Eucharist

Earlier this year the English translation of Sinan Antoon’s Ya Maryam (‘Ave Maria’) was published. The brief novel first came out in Arabic in 2012, the year when it was also shortlisted for the 2013 International Prize for Arabic Fiction. Maia Tabet’s translation under the equally fitting title The Baghad Eucharist is a harrowing read… Continue reading #21 Sinan Antoon, The Baghdad Eucharist