Constantin A. Panchenko is an Associate Professor, Department of Middle and Near East History, Institute of Asian and African Studies, at the Lomonosov Moscow State University. He is the author of about 100 academic publications, including two monographs, collections of essays, articles and abstracts on the history of the Middle East. His major sphere of interest is the history of the Christian Arabs, particularly the Middle Eastern Greek Orthodox community in the Middle Ages and Early Modern period.
Constantin Panchenko Translated by Brittany Pheiffer Noble and Samuel Noble Foreword by John X (Yazigi)
The so called "Arab Spring" drew the world's attention to the presence of significant minority religious groups within the predominantly Islamic Middle East. Arabic-speaking Orthodox Christians are the largest of these minorities. This work fills a gap in the scholarship of wider Christian history and more specifically that of lived religion within the Ottoman empire. For more information click here.