War and faith in Sudan by Gabriel Meyer

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Published by William B. Eerdmans Publishing in Grand Rapids, Mich .

Written in English

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  • Nuba Mountains Region (Sudan)


  • Nuba (African people) -- Social conditions.,
  • Nuba Mountains Region (Sudan) -- Social conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-200) and index.

Book details

StatementGabriel Meyer ; with photographs by James Nicholls.
ContributionsNicholls, James.
LC ClassificationsDT155.2.N82 M49 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3426759M
ISBN 100802829333
LC Control Number2005050712

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Amidst a catastrophic civil war that began in and ended inmany Dinka people in Sudan repudiated their inherited religious beliefs and embraced a vibrant Anglican faith. Christianity and Catastrophe in South Sudan chronicles the emergence of this grassroots religious movement, arguing that Christianity offered the Dinka new resources 5/5(1).

War and Faith in Sudan is a very useful, general summary of the contemporary situation in an area of central Sudan, generally called the Nuba Mountains. A very moving and beautifully written defense of the Nuba people, the book includes many remarkable photographs by James Nicholas.

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John Garang, commander of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA). The great challenge for Christianity in the Sudan, especially in the southern part of the country, is closely linked to the civil war between Sudan's North and South.

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The Second Sudanese Civil War was a conflict from to between the central Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation was largely a continuation of the First Sudanese Civil War of to Although it originated in southern Sudan, the civil war spread to the Nuba mountains and the Blue lasted for 22 years and is one of the longest civil wars on on: Blue Nile, Nuba Mountains, Southern Sudan.

The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan (), by Winston Churchill, concerning his experiences as a British Army officer, during the Mahdist War (–99) in the Sudan.

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Juba, a port city on the White Nile, is the capital of South Sudan and one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

Juba's population is estimated to be roughlytoThe city has doubled in size sincewhen a peace agreement ended the civil war in Sudan. Both hopeful immigrants and returning residents have created the. South Sudan’s war and its full ugliness are engulfing new, previously peaceful areas of the nation, spelling horror for the victims and signifying something deeper: This country is cracking apart.

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The boys are finally off to a better future after almost ten years of pain and sorrow. This book will open up your eyes to harsh reality taking place in. Songs have always been the currency of Dinka daily life. Before the war a small book of Dinka choruses was available, but most of the music was not religious.

Instead there were songs about cattle, songs for weddings and songs trumpeting personal exploits. But then came the war and the mass conversion of the people to Christianity. “Christians everywhere need to be reading Faith Under Fire in Sudan.

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In the Sudan in an obscure son of a carpenter pronounced himself the ‘Mahdi&#; or ‘Guided One of the Prophet&#;, the long-expected Messiah of the Islamic faith. His influence was so strong that Egypt (co-ruled by Britain and France) was plunged into war.

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These manipulated elections come with the high risk of leading Sudan back into a state of full-scale civil war, whether it be between north and south, Darfur and Khartoum, or both.

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Zink. Canon Andrew Wheeler was a CMS theological teacher with the Episcopal Church of the Sudan for 23 years. He was editor of the Faith in Sudan series on the history of the Sudanese Church.

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David Hollenbach, S.J. “War is the single biggest cause of forced migration today,” Hollenbach says. “Climate change and its environmental effects will likely be the largest cause in the.Since its independence inSudan has seen an intermittent civil war.

Conflict between and between the colonially modernised Arab north and the underdeveloped Christian and Animist south brought widespread civilian suffering. This was compounded by a devastating famine in A coup brought Omar al-Bashir and his.

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