Seeking peace in Africa : stories from African peacemakers / edited by Donald E. Miller ... [et al.] ; foreword by Edward P. Antonio ; WCC foreword by Samuel Kobia. - Telford, PA. : Scottdale, PA. : Cascadisa Pub. House ; Herald Press, c2007. - 246 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes index.

Sokoni : at the marketplace / Christian peacemaking and the common good / A foundational theology of peacebuilding / The heritage of Friends peacemaking in Africa / Mennonites in Africa / Ekklesiyar Yan'uwa a Nigeria / Who are we? / Threats to peace / Obstacles to peace in Africa / Post-independence violence in Zimbabwe / Looting in the Congo / Warfare in South Kivu / Crisis in Kaduna / Destruction in Kano / Ethnic conflict in Burundi / Assassination in Burundi / Genocide in Rwanda / Fear and marginalization in Ethiopia / The situation in Sudan / Healing, forgiveness, and reconciliation / Healing in Burundi / Detraumatization in Rwanda / Kernels for peace in South Kivu / Overcoming tribalism in the Congo / Toward peace in Sudan / Caring for victims in Kenya / Christian faithfulness and the common good / The Day of Forgiveness in Burkina Faso / Responding to looting in the Congo / Addressing violence in Zimbabwe / Engaging traumatic barriers / Transforming conflict / Seek the peace of the city / Walking in the gospel of peace / The meaning of peace / Meditation and prayer / Hidden corners : a meditation / Therefore we are ambassadors for Christ : a sermon / Like a drunken rat : a meditation / A meditation on the Lord's prayer / Building peace, healing, forgiveness, and renewal / The biblical view of peace, wealth, and poverty / The way ahead / Afterword : what happened here? / Samuel Kobia -- Agnus Abuom -- Paulus Widjaja -- Malesi Elizabeth Kinaro -- Komuesa Kalunga -- Filibus Gwama -- Fernando Enns -- Ahmed Haile -- Abraham Wuta Tizhe -- Albert Ndlovu -- Cathy Mputu -- Ramazani Kakozi -- Bitrus V.Z. Debki -- Matthew Abdullahi Gali -- David Niyonzima -- Philippe Nakuwundi -- Cecile Nyiramana -- Million Belete -- Harold Miller -- David Niyonzima -- Philippe Nakuwundi -- Cecile Nyiramana -- Ramazani Kakozi -- Pascal Tshisola Kulungu -- Harold Miller -- Nora Musundi -- Toma A. Ragnjiya -- Siaka Traore -- Cathy Mputu -- Albert Ndlovu -- Cecile Nyiramana -- Adamu Buba -- Scott Holland -- Oliver Kisaka Simiyu -- Matthew Abdullahi Gali -- Million Belete -- Steven Mang'ana -- Mkoko Boseka -- Bruce B. Khumalo -- Donald Miller -- Fernando Enns -- Abraham Wuta Tizhe -- Toma Ragnjiya -- Deenabandhu Manchala.

1931038384 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9781931038386 (pbk. : alk. paper) 2825415081 (WCC : pbk. : alk. paper) 9782825415085 (WCC : pbk. : alk. paper)

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Peace--Religious aspects--Historic peace churches--Congresses.
Violence--Religious aspects--Christianity--Congresses.
Violence--Africa--Congresses.
Historic peace churches--Doctrines--Congresses.

BT736.4 / .S446 2007

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