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Positioned just north of Israel and Palestine and almost completely surrounded by Syria on its eastern borders, Lebanon has one of the largest and longest surviving Christian populations in the MENA region. Through the latter part of the twentieth century, Lebanon was ripped with sectarian violence that continues sporadically to this day. Its governmental system assiduously attempts to maintain a mixed representation of all the various groups and minorities. However, like other MENA countries wi…

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Crace, Benjamin, “Lebanon”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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