Monthly Archives: January 2012

A Day Down Under

Australians celebrated Australia Day yesterday, marking the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet to the Sydney Cove on 26 January 1788. Two hundred and twenty-four years later, the relationship between Australia’s European inhabitants and its Aboriginal people remains … Continue reading

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Neighbor: Christian Encounters with ‘Illegal’ Immigration by Ben Daniel (Book Review)

Below is my review of Neighbor: Christian Encounters with “Illegal” Immigration by Ben Daniel (Louisville: 2010), which recently appeared in the Theological Book Review (Liverpool). ISBN 978-0-664-23651-9, 166p, $20.00 Neighbor: Christian Encounters with “Illegal” Immigration by Ben Daniel addresses how American … Continue reading

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Afeshia Pa

The Ghanaian lay pastor, Richard Kofi Ampofo, stood on the stage with his arms raised imploring the crowd to quiet down. The auditorium, packed with hundreds of Ghanaians, had just burst into a spontaneous and tumultuous uproar that was drowning … Continue reading

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Santa in Kampala

In response to the post, Playing Santa in Bethlehem (December 21, 2011), Jennifer Hansen, now working in Kampala, Uganda, sent the following photo of an Ugandan Santa. Like the Bethlehem Santa costume, the face of the Ugandan Santa pictured here is covered … Continue reading

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