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Is This the End of Christianity in the Middle East?

posted on July 23, 2015

In The New York Times Magazine, Eliza Griswold writes on the precarious situation of Middle Eastern religious minorities, particularly Christians, as ISIS and other extremists seek to eradicate them. “According to a Pew study, more Christians are now faced with religious persecution than at any time since their early history,” Griswold writes. Yet it has been nearly impossible for the U.S., and other Western nations, to offer direct aid “for fear of appearing to play into the crusader and ‘clash of civilizations’ narratives the West is accused of embracing.”

Read at The New York Times