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The healing of memories : African Christian responses to politically induced trauma / edited by Mohammed Girma.

Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2018]
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xiv, 193 pages ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Political violence -- Africa -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Political violence -- Africa -- Psychological aspects.
Psychic trauma -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Africa.
Psychic trauma -- Patients -- Pastoral counseling of -- Africa.
Collective memory -- Africa.
Collective memory.
Political violence -- Psychological aspects.
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Africa.
Contents:
From painful memory to restorative nostalgia / Mohammed Girma
Remembering to forget, forgetting to remember : memory, trauma and religious imagination in Africa / Afe Adogame
"And I will heal their land" : the role of the South African faith community in the quest for healing and reconciliation / Piet Meiring
Christian churches in post-genocide Rwanda : reconciliation and its limits / Timothy Longman
Mirror of memory : some thoughts on the Ethiopian Red Terror / Theodros Assefa
"When the foundations are destroyed". (Psalm 11:3) : Lament, healing, social repair and political reinvention in eastern Congo / Emmanuel Katongole
The cry of Rachel : African women's reading of the Bible for healing / Musa Dube
Ubuntu, Christianity and two kinds of reconciliation / Thaddeus Metz
The intertwinement of science and the Bible in the healing of traumatized memories / Schalk Botha
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Girma, Mohammed, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Healing of memories
ISBN:
9781498572637
1498572634
9781498572651
1498572650
OCLC:
1038039886