Tragedies

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No other field of knowledge has been as important and indispensable as history, and probably no other human discourse has been as controversial as history. The importance of history stems from the fact that we, as historical beings, firmly believe that there is an intricate dialectical relationship between the past and the present, and the more we comprehend the past, with all its ups and downs, the better we are equipped to understand the complexities of the present and ensure the stability of the future. In other words, though we are the outcome of history, we consciously and intentionally strive to determine the course of history. However, the controversy surrounding history lies in the very act of writing, which is often manipulated by either the ruling class or the state, and the latter may modify or distort historical facts in an attempt to protect their interests or legitimize their rule.

THE SYRIAN TRAGEDY –
the American Foundation for Syriac Studies

Massacres of Syrian Christians In N. W. Persia and Kurdistan –
Paul Shimon of URMI

MISSIONARY MOVEMENT –
DR. AZIZ ATIYA

MONGOLS, TURKS AND KURDS –
DR. AZIZ ATIYA

THE GREAT SCHISM –
SAMUEH HUGH MOFFETT

THE GREAT PERSECUTION –
SAMUEH HUGH MOFFETT