Christianity in Persia and the Status of Non-Muslims in Iran, by Van Gorder, A. Christian
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- ISBN: 9780739136096 | 0739136097
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 12/30/2009
Writing on an often overlooked section of contemporary Persian culture, A. Christian van Gorder provides a comprehensive and readable introduction to the experience of Christians and other non-Muslims in Iran throughout history and into the present day. Van Gorder gives a fascinating account of the history of Christianity in Persia. By debunking the common misconceptions and stereotypes driven by recent political events and the media, he shows the current relationship that the Muslim majority in Iran has developed with people of other faiths. Book jacket.