Item description for African Saints: Saints, Martyrs, and Holy People from the Continent of Africa by Frederick Quinn...
Overview Africa is a deeply spiritual continent and yet has relatively few canonized saints. This book shares the wonderful and often heroic stories of people of faith from the continent of Africa.
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Studio: The Crossroad Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.27" Width: 6.03" Height: 0.72" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Feb 25, 2002
Publisher Crossroad General Interest
ISBN 082451971X ISBN13 9780824519711
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More About Frederick Quinn
FREDERICK QUINN, an American diplomat and historian, who is a frequent visitor to the French Empire and written about the country's overseas presence for nearly three decades. His foreign service assignments in Francophone countries include Morocco, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Vietnam, and Cameroon. The Times Literary Supplement named his book, Democracy at Dawn: Notes from Poland and Points East, one of its international books of the year for 1998.
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His descriptions of the African church goes beyond most comparative accounts Dec 11, 2006
AFRICAN SAINTS: SAINTS, MARTYRS AND HOLY PEOPLE FROM THE CONTINENT OF AFRICA surveys holy people from the African church - something often omitted from considerations of saints - and comes from an Episcopal priest and former foreign service officer who spent many years in Africa. His descriptions of the African church goes beyond most comparative accounts which come from missionary sources, reflecting a diverse background and approach producing chapters strong in not only biographical content, but inclusion of religious notes such as Islamic relationships.