Tag: Arabic

Calvin of Arabia: Protestant Theology Translated into Arabic

This story was originally published in Christianity Today and can be read here.  Most of the theological writings that shaped Western society over the last 500 years cannot be found on Middle Eastern bookshelves. Few...

/ November 28, 2017

Fun with Arabic. Also Known As, Eating Pigeons and Drinking Sweat

To begin, here’s the story of a false cognate called lamoon. In Egyptian Arabic, lamoon means what you’d think it means: lemon. But in Lebanese Arabic, the sort I’ll (attempt to) speak for the next...

/ September 15, 2015