Author Bio

Ara Badalian serves as the Senior Pastor of Baghdad Baptist Church in Iraq. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor at Arab Baptist Theological Seminary in Beirut, Lebanon and is earning a PhD in Christian-Muslim Dialogue through the Asia Graduate School of Theology (Manila, the Philippines).

A Wounded Memory: The Church in Iraq Today

The Iraqi people have experienced a deep wound Since 2003, national unity has been torn apart, creating an irreparable fissure in what was probably a superficial unity within the country After 2003, Iraq developed a system that consolidated democracy along sectarian, religious, and ethnic lines,..... read more