Free epub The Martyred Church - A History of the Church of the East –

This absorbing book deals with the Church of the East the so called Nestorian Church arguably the most interesting of all the Syriac speaking Churches Few Christians nowadays outside the Middle East are familiar with its name, let alone its history, yet between the ninth and fourteenth centuries the Church of the East was in geographical extent the largest Christian Church in the world, with dioceses stretching from the Mediterranean right across Asia to China The Church of the East, which began life as the indigenous church of Sasanian Persia, has been harried and persecuted throughout its history The tragic story of this martyred church is brought vividly to life in this impressive book