teatime in mogadishu my journey as a peace ambassador in the world of islam christians meeting muslims

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Teatime In Mogadishu

Author : Ahmed Ali Haile
ISBN : 0836195574
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 1991, Ahmed Ali Haile returned to the chaos of his native Somalia with a clear mission: to bring warring clans together to find new paths of peace--often over a cup of tea. A grenade thrown by a detractor cost Haile his leg and almost his life, but his stature as a peacemaker remained. Whether in Somali's capital, Mogadishu, or among Somalis in Kenya, Europe, and the United States, Haile has been a tireless ambassador for the peace of Christ. Into this moving memoir of conversion and calling, Haile weaves poignant reflections on the meaning of his journey in the world of Islam. 144 Pages.

Journeys Of The Muslim Nation And The Christian Church

Author : David W. Shenk
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123139300
Genre : Christianity and other religions
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Christen Begegnen Muslimen

Author : David W. Shenk
ISBN : 9783862560691
Genre : Religion
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Christen und Muslime stellen gemeinsam mehr als die Hälfte der Weltbevölkerung dar. Täglich berichten Medien über gewaltsame Konflikte zwischen ihnen. Wie können Christen in dieser turbulenten Welt Botschafter von Jesus Christus und seinem Frieden sein? Wie können sie freundschaftliche Beziehungen mit Muslimen aufbauen? David W. Shenk bezeugt, dass Christen ihrem eigenen Glauben zutiefst treu bleiben und zugleich echte Beziehungen zu Muslimen entwickeln können. Auf der Basis seiner lebenslangen Erfahrung und tiefen Kenntnis liefert dieses Buch eine Fülle von wertvollen Anregungen. Spannend und unterhaltsam erzählt Shenk von positiven Überraschungen und spektakulären Erfolgen, aber auch von tragischen Fehlern und Missverständnissen. Fragen am Ende jedes Kapitels dienen dazu, die Inhalte in Kleingruppen oder selbstständig weiter zu vertiefen.

Christian Muslim Friend

Author : David W. Shenk
ISBN : 0836199057
Genre : Religion
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Can Christians and Muslims be friends? Real friends? Even in a post-September 11 era of alienation and religious violence, David Shenk says yes. In Christian. Muslim. Friend., Shenk lays out twelve ways that Christians can form authentic relationships with Muslims, characterized by respect, hospitality, and candid dialogue. Rooted in his fifty years of friendship with Muslims in Somalia, Kenya, and the United States, Shenk invites Christian readers to be clear about their identity, develop trust, practice hospitality, confront distortions of both faiths, and seek out Muslims committed to peace. He invites readers to both bear witness to the Christ-centered commitments of their faith while also reaching out in friendship with Muslims. Through astounding stories of his animated conversations with Muslim clerics, visits to countless mosques around globe, and pastors and imams who join hands to work for peace, Shenk offers tested and true paths to real relationships. A compelling resource with practical application for mission personnel, Sunday school classes, and any Christian who rubs shoulders with people of Islamic faith in their neighborhood or workplace.

The Hardest Place

Author : Helen Miller
ISBN : 1553069943
Genre : Missionaries
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. a missionary hero of a different sort - far more like you and me. In The Hardest Place, Helen Miller introduces powerful, passionate Warren & Dorothy Modricker. As part of Warren's team her personal knowledge brings this biography alive. She saw their strengths and weaknesses and shares their love for the Somali People. This is the story of reaching a culture damaged by sin and colonization, embittered toward one another by Communism and shattered by the remaining tribalism. Both God and faith are alive and well in this book. Brian Seim, Director, SIM Culture Connexions Helen Miller has captured the vision, passion and sacrifice of Warren and Dorothy Modrickers' lives. They gave all their energy and gifts to bring the gospel and the written Word to the Somali people. Their children are also heroes in this account and deserve our thanks. The Modrickers' story represents that of many other pioneers who gave their love and energy to open the way for the gospel in unreached places. You will be awed and challenged as you read this account. One day Somali brothers and sisters will be singing in the eternal choir that gives praise to the Lamb Dr. Jim Plueddeman, former General Director of SIM International Through grade school and high school, Helen Miller had a strong desire to write. With the passage of time, that desire was supplanted by the desire to go to Africa and minister to Muslims. After high school, she enrolled in Multnomah School of the Bible, graduating in 1956. She sailed for Somalia in 1962. While there she met John Miller, who would become her husband. They served in Somalia until 1972, followed by stints in Ethiopia (1974-76) and Kenya (1977-89). They moved to Caronport, SK, where Helen returned to school and revisited her desire to write. After graduating with a BA in 1991, the Millers moved to Toronto to minister with Somali people. The Hardest Place is Helen's second book.

Tea Time With Terrorists

Author : Mark Stephen Meadows
ISBN : 9781593763695
Genre : Political Science
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Armed with a map, a motorcycle, an infectious sense of humor, and a dim understanding of Sri Lanka’s war, author, artist, and adventurer Mark Stephen Meadows arrives in the country intending to have, as it were, afternoon tea with terrorists. Figuring that the first step to solving a problem is understanding it, he journeys north into the war zone, interviewing terrorists, generals, and heroin dealers along the way. He discovers an island of beauty and abundance ground down by three decades of war. As he travels north through Colombo, Kandy, and the damaged city of Jaffna, Meadows gives his riveting take on the war. Known for child conscription and drawn-out torture methods, he explains, the Tamil Tigers also invented suicide bombing and were the first to lace together terrorists and financiers into international networks of militant uprising. In Sri Lanka, Meadows discovers a deep view into an ancient culture. Along the way, he learns to trap an elephant, weave rope from coconut husks, and cast out devils, and he actually has tea with a few terrorists. This is the inspiring story of his journey and an enlightening meditation on the interconnectedness of globalization, the media, and modern terrorism.

Islam And Christianity

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Kill Bin Laden

Author : Dalton Fury
ISBN : 1429960760
Genre : History
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The mission was to kill the most wanted man in the world--an operation of such magnitude that it couldn't be handled by just any military or intelligence force. The best America had to offer was needed. As such, the task was handed to roughly forty members of America's supersecret counterterrorist unit formerly known as 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta; more popularly, the elite and mysterious unit Delta Force. The American generals were flexible. A swatch of hair, a drop of blood, or simply a severed finger wrapped in plastic would be sufficient. Delta's orders were to go into harm's way and prove to the world bin Laden had been terminated. These Delta warriors had help: a dozen of the British Queen's elite commandos, another dozen or so Army Green Berets, and six intelligence operatives from the CIA who laid the groundwork by providing cash, guns, bullets, intelligence, and interrogation skills to this clandestine military force. Together, this team waged modern siege of epic proportions against bin Laden and his seemingly impenetrable cave sanctuary burrowed deep inside the Spin Ghar Mountain range in eastern Afghanistan. Over the years, since the battle ended, scores of news stories have surfaced offering tidbits of information about what actually happened in Tora Bora. Most of it is conjecture and speculation. This is the real story of the operation, the first eyewitness account of the Battle of Tora Bora, and the first book to detail just how close Delta Force came to capturing bin Laden, how close U.S. bombers and fighter aircraft came to killing him, and exactly why he slipped through our fingers. Lastly, this is an extremely rare inside look at the shadowy world of Delta Force and a detailed account of these warriors in battle.

Encyclopedia Of Urban Legends Updated And Expanded Edition A L

Author : Jan Harold Brunvand
ISBN : 9781598847208
Genre : Social Science
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This revised edition of the original reference standard for urban legends provides an updated anthology of common myths and stories, and presents expanded coverage of international legends and tales shared and popularized online. * Approximately 300 individual entries for specific urban legends * An introduction provides a brief history of urban legend research * A selected bibliography and reference citations

Mirror To The Church

Author : Emmanuel M. Katongole
ISBN : 9780310563167
Genre : Religion
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We learn who we are as we walk together in the way of Jesus. So I want to invite you on a pilgrimage. Rwanda is often held up as a model of evangelization in Africa. Yet in 1994, beginning on the Thursday of Easter week, Christians killed other Christians, often in the same churches where they had worshiped together. The most Christianized country in Africa became the site of its worst genocide. With a mother who was a Hutu and a father who was a Tutsi, author Emmanuel Katongole is uniquely qualified to point out that the tragedy in Rwanda is also a mirror reflecting the deep brokenness of the church in the West. Rwanda brings us to a cry of lament on our knees where together we learn that we must interrupt these patterns of brokenness But Rwanda also brings us to a place of hope. Indeed, the only hope for our world after Rwanda’s genocide is a new kind of Christian identity for the global body of Christ—a people on pilgrimage together, a mixed group, bearing witness to a new identity made possible by the Gospel.

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