When one thinks about the Middle East, often Islam comes to mind as the dominant religion. Has it always been like that? In this article the author reveals how the mission work of the early church spread through the East and how Christianity was dominant there. Lessons are drawn on why Christianity declined. This is an article to read to learn the other side of church history.
Looking at church history, this article shows how history can be used to deal with ideologies the church faces. The author looks at Islam and its history, and the history of conflict between Muslims and Christians. The author also draws some conclusions about how Christians should live today in light of this history.