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Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to Assyrian Christians
13-04-2007, 09:24 AM
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Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to Assyrian Christians
Could anyone tell me what were a/ the official, and b/ the unofficial reasons for the Archbishop of Canterbury calling the Nestorians of Urmia (Iran) and parts of Turkey Assyrians? No-one, not even the Nestorians, even dreamed of using the term Assyrians before then. Now this term has become a terrible yoke around the neck of many Syriac Christians, blocking not only meaningful ecumenical discussions, but even holding up the prospect of extra violent confrontation in Iraq and Turkey.

Kirk Yacoub
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Archbishop of Canterbury's Mission to Assyrian Christians - kirk yacoub - 13-04-2007 09:24 AM
Assyrians - John Charmley - 17-04-2007, 02:22 PM



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