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Narrow Gate Churches: The Christian Presence in the Holy Land Under Muslim and Jewish Rule Atallah Mansour

Narrow Gate Churches: The Christian Presence in the Holy Land Under Muslim and Jewish Rule

Atallah Mansour

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To protect their ancient churches from desecrating marauders on horseback, worshipers in the Holy Land centuries ago sealed off most of their doors to keep the invaders outside their sacred halls, thus the term narrow gate churches began to be usedMoreTo protect their ancient churches from desecrating marauders on horseback, worshipers in the Holy Land centuries ago sealed off most of their doors to keep the invaders outside their sacred halls, thus the term narrow gate churches began to be used to describe the Christian worship centers in the Holy Land. This history of how Christians have kept the faith for two millennia under stressful conditions is a tribute to the courage and steadfastness of a remnant community which has miraculously survived under hostile regimes and straightened conditions