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Current Event February 4, 2015

Preserving Religion's Past


The militant group ISIS has displaced Christians from Northwestern Iraq in their quest to create an Islamic state. This displacement has threatened the community and its ancient heritage. A group of monks in Iraq have saved a library of ancient Christian manuscripts from destruction. Listen to learn more about this community and their rescue mission.

Ancient Civilization World History I Religion

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AIR DATE: 01/25/2015


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