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War and Faith in Sudan

Hardback|Aug 2005
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This stirring account of the tragic civil war in Sudan -- as endured by the Nuba people of central Sudan -- is more than just a skillful journalist's firsthand report on the human consequences of that war. Based on repeated...


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This stirring account of the tragic civil war in Sudan -- as endured by the Nuba people of central Sudan -- is more than just a skillful journalist's firsthand report on the human consequences of that war. Based on repeated visits to Sudan from 1998 through 2004, "War and Faith in Sudan" leads to a deeper understanding of the cultural, racial, and religious fault lines dividing people all over the world today. Gabriel Meyer merges a veteran war correspondent's unflinching vision with a poet's ability to see beneath the surface. Forty-four striking photographs by James Nicholls put a human face on the tragedy of modern Sudan. Meyer and Nicholls together offer a riveting personal view of current events with an eye to universal themes. The insights and images of "War and Faith in Sudan" -- a landmark work -- will make a lasting impact on everyone who ponders them.
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This stirring account of the tragic civil war in Sudan as suffered by the Nuba people of central Sudan, is more that a skillful journalist's firsthand report on the war's human consequences. Based on repeated visits to Sudan from 1998 through 2004, this book offers a deeper understanding of the cultural, racial and religious fault lines that divide the world at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Gabriel Meyer, who also covered the first Palestinian intifada and the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, merges a veteran war correspondent's unflinching vision with a poet's ability to see beneath the surface. Over thirty magnificent photographs by James Nicholls put a human face to the many Sudanese people surrounded by terror. Meyer and Nicholls together offer a riveting personal view of these current events with an eye to universal themes. The powerful insights and images of this book will make a lasting impact on everyone who picks it up.
-Publisher

This stirring account of the tragic civil war in Sudan, as endured by the Nuba people of central Sudan, is more than just a skillful journalist's firsthand report on the human consequences of that war. Based on repeated visits to Sudan from 1998 through 2004, "War and Faith in Sudan" leads to a deeper understanding of the cultural, racial, and religious fault lines dividing people all over the world today. Gabriel Meyer merges a veteran war correspondent's unflinching vision with a poet's ability to see beneath the surface. Forty-four striking photographs by James Nicholls put a human face on the tragedy of modern Sudan. Meyer and Nicholls together offer a riveting personal view of current events with an eye to universal themes. The insights and images of "War and Faith in Sudan", a landmark work, will make a lasting impact on everyone who ponders them.
-Publisher

PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 236447
  • Product Code 0802829333
  • EAN 9780802829337
  • Pages 216
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category World Events
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Aug 2005
  • Dimensions 235 x 159 x 25mm
  • Weight 0.544kg

James Nicholls

James Nicholls is a fine-arts photographer residing in New York City who has undertaken a number of humanitarian projects. His work on Sudan, ongoing since 1999, has been exhibited at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, and other venues.

Gabriel Meyer

Gabriel Meyer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has lived and worked throughout the Middle East and the Balkans; he was especially acclaimed for his coverage of the first Palestinian intifada and of the Bosnian war. In addition to his journalistic work, Meyer has published poetry and two novels. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

  • Foreword, By Francis M. Deng A Note On The Photographs, By Anne Lamott Acknowledgments Maps Introduction Reading Rilke In The Nuba Mountains On The Nuba And Modernity Dances For The "new Sudan" On Lokichokio Songs On The Death Of Children Early Rains Notes On The Borders Of Peace Select Bibliography Endnotes Index

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