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Forged from Chaos: Stories and Reflections from Liberia at War
     

Forged from Chaos: Stories and Reflections from Liberia at War

by Richard Lane Stryker
 

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Forged from Chaos is the inspiring story of a young pastor and peace activist living in a tragic time in his countrys history. It is a weaving of stories of real people and real events in a country torn by civil strife and civil war. Despite the tragic nature of the war, Stryker invites us to lift up hope and pursue peace. His ethical and social reflections are

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Forged from Chaos is the inspiring story of a young pastor and peace activist living in a tragic time in his countrys history. It is a weaving of stories of real people and real events in a country torn by civil strife and civil war. Despite the tragic nature of the war, Stryker invites us to lift up hope and pursue peace. His ethical and social reflections are profound. This is a must read for anyone needing inspiration to face the challenges of daily life or seeking to understand contemporary Liberia.
First published in 2003, this version includes an Afterword on 2011 Liberia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781468073034
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2012
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Rev. Dr. Richard Lane Stryker III is an advocate for peace, justice and reconciliation. He is married to Jennie Harris Stryker and they have two children, Waddy and Finda.
He is currently a District Superintendent in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church.
In 1986 he received the Bachelor of Theology degree from Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary. He earned the Master of Arts in Religion degree in 1989 and the Master of Divinity degree in 1993 from Memphis Theological Seminary, Tennessee. He earned the Doctor of Ministry from The School of Theology - The University of the South, Sewanee in 2009.
He is author of the books, "Forged from Chaos: Stories and Reflections from Liberia at War" and "Large Barns, No Barns and Twenty-first Century Greed."
Stryker is committed to social change. He is a pastor and community leader who believes in a brighter and better future for all persons.

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