Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms' When Gerard Russell was a diplomat in the Middle East, he met followers of ancient religions facing extinction. His new book includes the origins of the Yazidis, who are fleeing the Islamic State.
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Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

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Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

Disappearing Religions Charted In 'Heirs To Forgotten Kingdoms'

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When Gerard Russell was a diplomat in the Middle East, he met followers of ancient religions facing extinction. His new book includes the origins of the Yazidis, who are fleeing the Islamic State.