review CETTE AVEUGLANTE ABSENCE DE LUMIERE


In the North African country a coup took place in July 1971. A group of military men, officers and subalterns, attacked the Skhirat palace, where king Hassan II stays. The coup failed after many losses on both sides. Some of the subalterns were taken captive and taken into isolation and deprivation in Tazmamart. Tahar ben … Continue reading review CETTE AVEUGLANTE ABSENCE DE LUMIERE

review DREAMS FROM MY FATHER


It was long overdue to read this book written by the former president of the United States of America. The first edition of this book was written long before Barack Obama started his political career. He was nearing the end of his studies at Harvard University. he was chosen to be the editor-in-chief of the … Continue reading review DREAMS FROM MY FATHER

review DIE HÖLLE VON INNEN:


It was many years ago I visited Maiduguri and on a seperate occasion I visited Daniel and Kathleen who worked in Gwoza. We had a strenuous (for me) hike in the hills trying to reach a place from which we could see neighbouring Cameroons. This all came to my mind while reading this book on … Continue reading review DIE HÖLLE VON INNEN:

review SANGAYA


Malawi is a country with a rich history in the field of church and mission. One of the people who have played in role in both church and mission is Sangaya, to whom this little book has been devoted.  Jonathan Sangaya had a long history with the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian. During the many … Continue reading review SANGAYA

review BLANTYRE MISSION AND THE MAKING OF MODERN MALAWI


The writer of this book, Andrew C. Ross, worked for about seven years in Malawi, after this periode (1958 – 1965) he was deported from this small landlocked country by the regime of Hastings Banda. Ross worked for one of the churches in the country.   Ross (1931 – 2008) had an extensive knowledge of the … Continue reading review BLANTYRE MISSION AND THE MAKING OF MODERN MALAWI

review LIFE OF BISHOP SMYTHIES


The first edition of this book was published in December 1898. The second edition followed in February 1899. I have a very good copy of the second edition. So over 120 years this book was published. It seems that both the first and second edition each had 2000 copies. Who wrote this book? On the … Continue reading review LIFE OF BISHOP SMYTHIES