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Books

Defending Christian Faith, the fifth Part of the Christian Apology of Gerasimus, De Gruyter Open, Berlin, Germany 2014.

Kitab al-Kafi al-Ma'na al-Shafi (The Complete Book of the Healing Meaning) The Christian Apology of Gerasimus, Excerpt of the Doctorate Dissertation [Published the English translation of the text] Pontifical Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Rome 2012.

الكلمة صار جسداً وحل بيننا: مُقدمات في التربية المسيحية الشبابية في المجتمع العربي المعاصر  

(=The Word Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us: An Introduction to Youth Christian Education in the Contemporary Arabic Society) (expected publication in Lebanon, Beirut, Dar-Almashriq 2015).

On The Road to Emmaus, Youth Devotional Journey through Christian Faith, iUniverse, Bloomington, IN 2010.

Ipotesi di Education Religiosa Cristiana Nel Contesto Giovanile Arabo Siriano, (=A Proposal for the Religious Education of Young People in the Arabo-Syrian Context) Estratto dalla Dissertation Dottorale, Universita Potificia Salesiana, Roma 1998.

Articles

"Using Fiction as a Vehicle for Popularizing History: Jujry Zaidan's Historical Novels," The Levantine Review: The Journal of Near Eastern and Mediterranean Studies at Boston College. (Submitted and Accepted)

"Jurji Zaydan: Activist and Reformer during the Arabic Renaissance," ARAM: the periodical of Aram Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies at the Oriental Institute in Oxford University, England. (Submitted and Accepted)

"Discerning the True Religion in the Arabic Christian Apology of Gerasimus", (not published yet)

Co-authored with John Lamoraux, "Gerasimos, the Abbot of Monastery of St. Symeon," in: David Thomas and Alex Mallett (Eds.) Christians Muslims Relations, a Biographical History, Vol. 5 (1350-1500). L.J. Brill, Leiden, Boston 2013, 661-666. [My part was to provide all the material I have written about Gerasimus; Dr. Lamoraux's part was to summarize the 150 pages I gave him into a dictionary entry of 12 pages.]

"Kitāb al-Kāfī Fī al-Maʽnā al-Shāfī (The Complete Book of the Proper Meaning: A Christian Apology of Gerasimus,” Samir K. Samir (ed.) The Literary Production of Melkites in the Pre-Ottoman Era (AD 750 – 1561), Actes du Colloque Melkite, 34 (Parole de L'Orient) 2009, 309-345.

“Abraham between Islam and Christianity,” Patriarchal Journal 2006, pp. 23 – 33.

“The Person of Christ between Islam and Christianity I,” Patriarchal Journal 2006, pp. 25 – 40.

“The Person of Christ between Islam and Christianity II,” Patriarchal Journal 2006, pp. 40 – 55. 

“The Legend of Monk Bahira in Christian and Islamic Sources, with the translation of Mardin Syriac Manuscript 259/2 I” Patriarchal Journal 2006, pp. 35 – 50.

“The Legend of Monk Bahira in Christian and Islamic Sources, with the translation of Mardin Syriac Manuscript 259/2 II” Patriarchal Journal 2006, pp. 47 – 62.

“Toward a Healthy Youth Ministry in Middle Eastern Churches,” series of articles in Sabro (Hope) from 2001 till 2002.

“Using the Existential Method in the Youth Religious Education, I” Patriarchal Journal 2000, pp. 191 - 193.

“Using the Existential Method in the Youth Religious Education, II” Patriarchal Journal 1999, pp. 53 - 72.

“Christian Education, Faith Education,” Sabro (Hope) 2000, pp. 19 – 21.

In Arabic

"Toward a Healthy Youth Ministry in Middle Eastern Churches," SABRO (Hope) The Western Archdiocesan Journal, Burbank CA. 1 (2000): 19-21.

"Toward a Healthy Youth Ministry in Middle Eastern Churches," SABRO (Hope) The Western Archdiocesan Journal, Burbank CA. 1 (2000): 20-24.

"Using the Existential Method in the Youth Religious Education," Patriarchal Journal, Damascus 30 (2000): 175-197.