Tag Persian

Group of Irani friends at Malagha Khuzastan by Ninara via Flickr CC

Iran’s house-church movement

Mahnaz nervously rings the apartment buzzer. As she’s quickly ushered in, she sees a few well-worn Bibles and smiles on six familiar faces: she’s in the right place. This small Christian fellowship of new believers meets in…

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Day 18 - Qom City view Flickr CC by mostafa meraji

The Islamic Revolution in Iran

The year 1979 was a significant year for Iran and the entire Muslim world. Widespread social injustices, exiled leaders, Western-oriented politics and religious tumult led to a revolt. The Persian monarchy (installed by US and UK powers…

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The Persian Room

DAY 12 – JUNE 17TH, 2016 The Persian Room – Haik Hovsepian With nearly 100 million inhabitants, the Persian World encompasses all of modern-day Iran and spills over into neighboring Iraq, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Unlike the Sunni…

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