The Last Christians

Author: Andreas Knapp
Book: The Last Christians: Stories of Persecution, Flight, and Resilience in the Middle East

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They were among the world’s first Christians. Now they’re vanishing.
The Islamic State’s genocide of Christians in the Middle East is well documented. Yet this modern atrocity is often judged less newsworthy than the jihadists’ destruction of the region’s cultural heritage. What are the roots and human realities of this unfolding tragedy in the birthplace of three great religions?

Andreas Knapp, a German priest, traveled to Iraq to collect stories of refugees and survivors. He found Christians wh…more

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