Tag Archives: Hagia Sophia

Erdogan Islamism tightens at the expense of Christianity in Turkey: Hagia Sophia

Erdogan Islamism tightens at the expense of Christianity in Turkey, Hagia Sophia, Ayia Sophia, Herland Report

  Herland Report: Exclusive: Hanne Nabintu Herland explains implications of turning historic church into a mosque. The iconic, historic monument Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, now has been turned into a mosque, reflecting the Islamist intolerance for religious plurality in the Middle East. Hagia Sophia was a centerpiece of Orthodox Christianity, which dominated the Middle East before the Islamic Conquest …

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Persecution: Churches burn all over France, 1000 vandalized in one year #HagiaSophia

Persecution: Churches burn all over France, 1000 churches vandalized in one year #HagiaSophia, AFP Herland Report

  Herland Report: As the Byzantine architectural masterpiece, Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Istanbul is turned into a mosque, the focus of Islamist intolerance against religious plurality is again in focus.  Hagia Sophia has been seen as a symbol of the secular nature of modern Turkey. With the dramatic change in the status of the original Orthodox Christian church, many view …

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Historic Constantinople Hagia Sophia becomes Mosque – Islamist Intolerance

Hanne Nabintu Herland Hagia Sophia, Constantinople, Istanbul, Turkey, Orthodox Christianity, Herland Report

  Herland Report: The iconic, historic monument, Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Istanbul is now turned into a mosque, reflecting the Islamist intolerance for religious plurality in the Middle East. Hagia Sophia is a center piece artwork of Orthodox Christianity, which dominated the Middle East before the Islamic Conquest from the 600s AD onward. “Sophia” means “divine wisdom” in Greek and …

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