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Christ And Christianity Amongst The Iranians Volume 1

H.B. Dehqani-Tafti

This book, of 159 pages, is the first of three volumes under the above title. In the first part it contains a short historical survey of Christianity in Iran, before Islam, at the time of the Arab Invasion, Abbasids, Saljuqes, Mongols, Timurids, Afshars, and Qajars. It also gives a summary of the activities of varied missionary groups from different countries, together with a resumé of Church organisations and Christian groups. The second part deals with Jesus in the Quran and in the Muslim traditions. An appendix on the works of Arabic speaking writers completes this section. This book has an index of names of persons and places.