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Sacred Music From Syria – St. Joseph’s Assyrian Choir and Syrian Music Documentary

01/08/2017

The Rabbit Hole

Sacred Music From Syria By Ted Swedenburg

The Assyrian Virgin Mary Church in Tel Nasri, Syria, was destroyed by ISIS on April 5, 2015.

There is little awareness in the West of the presence of important Christian communities in the Arab world. If today there is a bit more awareness, this is due to the very embattled position of Christian minorities in Iraq, Syria and, to a lesser degree, Egypt. The horrific violence of the present has given added momentum the notion that Muslims harbor an inherent hostility to Christians, and that what we witness today is simply the latest in a series of acts of hostility and violence of Muslims against Christians that goes back centuries. This story, of course, does not square with the fact that Christianity has persisted in the region…

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