In 1994, genocide put Rwanda on the map for most of the world. It also exposed one of the most shameful scandals of the Rwandan churches-the complicity of the Christian churches in the genocide. Rwanda is the most Christian country in Africa. More than 90% of its people are baptized Christians, with the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches having the greatest number of adherents. According to Arch...
Series: Paragon House Books on Genocide and the Holocaust
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Paragon House; 1 edition (August 23, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.7 x 9 inches
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The overarching impression I was left with was the lack of details in many of the articles. There was a lot of "talking around" the issue without a lot of specifics as to what actually did and did not occur. I guess I was looking at something a bit...
ond Tutu: "The story of Rwanda shows both sides of our humanity. The churches were sometimes quite superb in what they did in the face of intimidation and at great cost to themselves. But there were other times when [they] failed dismally and seemed to be implicated in ways that have left many disillusioned, disgruntled and angry." Genocide In Rwanda provides a variety of perspectives through which to assess the complex questions and issues surrounding the topic, and, even raise some new questions that could provide some new insight into this historical event. They are questions we must ask - otherwise, how can the Church begin to make moral restitution, change structures and behaviors, and once again reveal the human face of God in our fragile world?