Tag: Africa

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s August 11, 2006 interview in Toronto with Rick and Kay Warren:
    KIM LAWTON: We’re here for the International AIDS Conference. Let me start with Kay. Why has this issue become such a passion for you?
    KAY WARREN: … More

    September 1, 2006 | Comments

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    “Throughout our conversation, he spoke about God’s concern for the poor and biblical calls for justice. He came across as intelligent and informed, easily reeling off statistics and the details of arcane international trade policy. Earnest, not posturing.” More

    February 3, 2006 | Comments

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    “We know that we are rooted in Africa, but our sensibilities, our cultural and moral sensibilities, tend not to drive us to appeal for their liberation the same way that we have been driven to appeal for our own,” says Rev. Sean McMillan. More

    August 19, 2005 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview with Episcopal Bishop Presiding Frank Griswold in New York City on October 6, 2004. More

    November 26, 2004 | Comments

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    Deep in the West African nation of Mali, where the savannah grasslands meet the Sahara, lies Timbuktu. It’s an impoverished town of about 30,000, most of them nomadic traders or subsistence farmers. But Timbuktu is rich in history — long ago, it was a place of high Islamic scholarship, and it still has a million manuscripts to prove it. More

    March 12, 2004 | Comments

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    In some African coutries, more than a quarter of the adult population is infected with HIV/AIDS. But in Senegal, a largely Muslim country, the rate of infection is barely one percent. More

    March 23, 2001 | Comments

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    African tribal religions include diviners who are believed to communicate with the gods in the spirit world. Diviners discover and then relate what the gods want, and harness the gods’ powers to help followers overcome illness and other crises. More

    October 27, 2000 | Comments

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