The Tenth Parallel-Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam
Grieves, Brian, Anglican and Episcopal History
The Tenth Parallel-Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam. By Eliza Griswold. (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010, Pp. 317. $27.)
This extraordinary telling by Eliza Griswold of the struggles between Christianity and Islam along the tenth parallel in Africa and Southeast Asia combines historical research with the author's own personal encounters with both Islamic and Christian voices. The book straddles the tenth parallel across Nigeria, Sudan, and Somalia in Africa, and Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines in Southeast Asia. Griswold amply demonstrates how religion is used as the rationale for ongoing battles for natural resources, especially …
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Publication information: Article title: The Tenth Parallel-Dispatches from the Fault Line between Christianity and Islam. Contributors: Grieves, Brian - Author. Journal title: Anglican and Episcopal History. Volume: 80. Issue: 2 Publication date: June 2011. Page number: 199+. © Historical Society of the Episcopal Church Mar 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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