Arab Christians in the Middle East are endangered. Tomer Neuberg/Flash90
Middle East

Will Christians Disappear Entirely From the Middle East?

The Muslims long ago promised to drive out the Christians, and they are now fulfilling that pledge, except in one place.

The Middle East of the 21st century is quickly becoming monolithic, as it sheds the religious and cultural diversity that once existed. Though it gave the world all three Abrahamic religions, it is rapidly becoming the home of only one. In recent years, the Christian population has decreased across the entire region, and in some Arab countries, the Christian component has been absent entirely.  In Iraq, home to the oldest Christian communities in the world, Jesus’ followers are going extinct amid an orgy of hatred and violence; Only a few thousand of Turkey’s Christians remain, while once the country was…