Middle East

Christian Numbers on Decline in the Middle East

The number of Christians who live in the area where their religion began is in decline. Join Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about why Christians are leaving the Middle East and what that means for the future of their faith and the politics from the lands they leave behind.


Charles Sennott, author of The Body and the Blood: The Middle East's Vanishing Christians and the Possibility for Peace

Nina Shea, director, Center for Religious Freedom, Freedom House

Eden Naby, specialist on the modern Middle East, particularly the area from Iraq to Central Asia

Fawaz Gerges, Christian A. Johnson chairholder in Middle East and International Affairs at Sarah Lawrence College in New York; author of The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global



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