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Eye on the sparrow : the remarkable journey of Father Joseph Nisari, Pakistani priest

Author: Rosemary Colgrove
Publisher: Minneapolis : Mill City Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Eye on the Sparrow chronicles the extraordinary journey of a young Indian-born boy who overcomes poverty, discrimination, and horrific historical events to become one of Pakistan's first indigenous Catholic priests. Growing up amid mosques and madrassas, often walking twenty miles for a holy day celebration, Joseph's story is an insightful (often humorous) account of how a darkskinned Bhatti from Hindu's lowest
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Joseph Nisari; Joseph Nisari
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary Colgrove
ISBN: 9781936400874 1936400871
OCLC Number: 731346647
Description: xxiii, 254 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rosemary Colgrove.

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Eye on the Sparrow chronicles the extraordinary journey of a young Indian-born boy who overcomes poverty, discrimination, and horrific historical events to become one of Pakistan's first indigenous Catholic priests. Growing up amid mosques and madrassas, often walking twenty miles for a holy day celebration, Joseph's story is an insightful (often humorous) account of how a darkskinned Bhatti from Hindu's lowest caste, aspiring only to serve his God, succeeds beyond anything he could have ever imagined.

Set against the background of Pakistan's rich and complex history, Eye on the Sparrow reveals a unique and compassionate culture that has been torn asunder by the subjugation of foreign rule, the agony of partition, and the oppression of a politically turbulent Islamic state. As Western governments struggle to balance democratic ideals with religious extremism, Father Joseph's story offers a compelling message of faith and hope in the face of terrorism and ignorance.

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