Posts Tagged “Arab Christians”

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one of his evangelical conventions one day, Graham held her hand high up…

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Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas

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Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas

Arab Americans prepare to celebrate Christmas About half of Arab Christians celebrate the religious and secular holiday along with most mainstream Christians on Dec. 25, but the other half celebrates Christmas according to the old calendar two weeks later on Jan. 7. By Ray Hanania Christmas is both a time of Christian religious renewal as well…

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Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight

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Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight

Easter egg hunt turns into religious egg fight By Ray Hanania Saudi Gazette, Sunday, April 13, 2014 When the Cherry Hill Presbyterian Church in Dearborn, Michigan distributed flyers promoting their “Eggstravaganza” Easter egg hunt at two local elementary schools, they didn’t expect to become the center of a religious war between Muslims and Christians. But that’s…

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HANANIA: Orthodox Easter comes amid persecution of MidEast Christians, For Immediate Release, April 20, 2008

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Orthodox Easter comes amid persecution of MidEast Christians By Ray Hanania — The only time anyone really thinks about Arab Christians is when they are needed as political pawns in a larger battle. Israel and its extremist supporters often assert that Arab Christians are persecuted by Muslims, but make no mention of the fact that…

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HANANIA: An Arab Christian perspective on Ramadan, For Immediate Release 9/14/07

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HANANIA: An Arab Christian perspective on Ramadan, For Immediate Release 9/14/07

A Christian Arab perspective on the Islamic observance of Ramadan By Ray Hanania — Christian Arabs in the Middle East are much like Jews in the West. When the official holidays roll around, we are both pretty much pushed off to the side and forced to sing along with everyone else.  Jews in America experience…

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