This Our Exile: A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees in East Africa

This Our Exile: A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees in East Africa

by James Martin
     
 

Combining spiritual writing, travel narrative, humor and even some recent history, a young American Jesuit tells of his time working with the refugees of East Africa. His mission was straightforward: to help the refugees who had settled in the sprawling slums of Nairobi, Kenya, to begin small businesses and earn a living. He imagined that he would be teaching them…  See more details below

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Combining spiritual writing, travel narrative, humor and even some recent history, a young American Jesuit tells of his time working with the refugees of East Africa. His mission was straightforward: to help the refugees who had settled in the sprawling slums of Nairobi, Kenya, to begin small businesses and earn a living. He imagined that he would be teaching them much, and he did. But the Kenyans and refugees with whom the author worked - from Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia - would end up teaching him much more about life, about survival and faith, and about love and friendship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570752506
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.49(d)

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