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Author Laura Beth Bugg

Laura Beth Bugg is Assistant Professor in the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto.

Once Navid knew he would be leaving the offshore refugee camp near Australia for his new home in the US, a community of people and churches began to work to welcome him upon his arrival. […] Read More

Stuck in a repressive Australian offshore processing center for refugees, Navid learned he had been approved for a resettlement program to the US. Many obstacles had to be overcome, but God unlocked each one. […] Read More

Navid grew up in a Muslim family in Iran but decided he wanted to become a Christian, a decision that led to him being beaten and tortured by government police. He knew he had to flee the country. […] Read More