From Lagos to Winchester: How a Divisive Nigerian Pastor Built a Global Following

“Watching the disciples pay their last respects, it struck me how even for the most devoted and grief-stricken, Joshua’s death might be experienced, in part, as a liberation.”

Source: The Guardian
Published: Sep 9, 2021
Length: 22 minutes (5,677 words)

Yarmouk Miniatures

Reflections on living and reading in Syria in the lead-up to the Civil War.

Source: n+1
Published: Feb 24, 2015
Length: 43 minutes (10,800 words)

The End of the Line: What It’s Like to Ride the Bus in Syria

Matthew McNaught taught English in Syria between 2007 and 2010. He now works in mental health and sometimes writes essays and stories. This piece first appeared in Syria Comment, and our thanks to McNaught for allowing us to republish it here.

Source: Longreads
Published: Jan 20, 2014
Length: 18 minutes (4,615 words)