The tenth parallel : dispatches from the fault line between Christianity and Islam (eAudiobook, 2010) []
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The tenth parallel : dispatches from the fault line between Christianity and Islam

The tenth parallel : dispatches from the fault line between Christianity and Islam

Author: Eliza Griswold
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Award-winning investigative journalist and poet, Eliza Griswold has spent the past seven years traveling between the equator and the tenth parallel: in Nigeria, the Sudan, and Somalia, and in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The stories she tells in "The Tenth Parallel" show us that religious conflicts are also conflicts about land, water, oil, and other natural resources, and that local and tribal issues  Read more...

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Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eliza Griswold
ISBN: 9780374273187 0374273189
OCLC Number: 951808902
Awards: Winner of Lukas Prize Project (Nonfiction) 2011
Commended for Helen Bernstein Book Award 2011
Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Details: DAISY Digital Talking Book.
Contents: pt. 1. Africa --
Nigeria : The rock : one --
The rock : two --
The flood --
Drought --
The tribulation --
Modern saints and martyrs --
The God of prosperity --
"Races and tribes" --
Sudan : In the beginning --
Faith and foreign policy --
"Missionary mayonnaise" --
Justice --
Choose --
Spoiling the world --
Somalia : "The real superpower" --
"They'll kill you" --
Proxy --
"Gather ye men of tomorrow" --
pt. 2. Asia --
Indonesia : Beyond Jihad --
Noviana and the firing squad --
Beginning on the wind --
"No more happy Sundays" --
A world made new --
The clash within --
"Allahcracy" --
Malaysia : The race to save the last lost souls --
The wedding --
The river --
The greatest story ever told --
Philippines : A kidnapping --
From two thousand feet --
Reversion --
Victory or martyrdom --
To witness --
Responsibility: Eliza Griswold.


Examines the complex relationships of religion, land, and oil, local conflicts and global ideology, and politics and contemporary martyrdom, both Islamic and Christian. This title presents an agenda  Read more...


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