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And that local and tribal issues are often shaped by religious ideas Above all she makes clear that for the people she writes about one's sense of God is shaped by one's place on earth; along the tenth parallel faith is geographic and demographicAn urgent examination of the relationship between faith and worldly power The Tenth Parallel is an essential work about the conflicts over religion nationhood and natural resources that will remake the world in the years to com. I ve been meaning to read this book for about a decade And I confess the 2019 edition did not contain many references to any events post 2008 that make

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The Tenth Parallel Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

A riveting investigation of the jagged fault line between the Christian and Muslim worldsThe tenth parallel the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the euator is a geographical and ideological front line where Christianity and Islam collide More than half of the world's 13 billion Muslims live along the tenth parallel; so do sixty percent of the world's 2 billion Christians Here in the buzzing megacities and swarming jungles of Africa and Asia is where the tw. The concept of this book is a fascinating one the Tenth Parallel which runs around the earth 700 miles north of the euator could be thought of as the div

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O religions meet; their encounter is shaping the future of each faith and of whole societies as wellAn award winning investigative journalist and poet Eliza Griswold has spent the past seven years traveling between the euator and the tenth parallel in Nigeria the Sudan and Somalia and in Indonesia Malaysia and the Philippines The stories she tells in The Tenth Parallel show us that religious conflicts are also conflicts about land water oil and other natural resources. Though the stories are compelling the theme is pretty much the same throughout Islam and Christianity are in conflict says the author all along the globa


10 thoughts on “The Tenth Parallel Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam

  1. says:

    The concept of this book is a fascinating one the Tenth Parallel which runs around the earth 700 miles north of the euator could be thought of as the dividing line between warring religions Griswold makes the point that north of the tenth pa

  2. says:

    This is an on site rendition of the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ Ms Griswold goes boldly to outposts in Africa and Asia to meet radical and rabid Christians and Muslims By radical I mean people who may kill because of words written in their so called sacred texts But the book goes beyond that as Ms Griswold explores the why and the localiti

  3. says:

    I never would have thought that I would lead off describing this book by saying Griswold's writing is spectacular in its

  4. says:

    Both insightful and intrepid Eliza Griswold journeyed through Africa and Asia along the tenth parallel the line of latitude 700 miles north of the euator where nearly 25% of the world’s Muslims and Christians compete for resources converts

  5. says:

    I really like this book for a number of reasons but first I will say that I almost didn't read it because I generally don't like books that claim some specific place time or event as something that changed or will change t

  6. says:

    Though the stories are compelling the theme is pretty much the same throughout Islam and Christianity are in conflict says the author all along the global belt between the euator and 10 degrees north in Africa and Asia Sometimes Muslims are t

  7. says:

    A great read with accurate depictions of the humanly hypocritical and situationally paradoxical events that occur on the fault line between these two great religions I have lived and visited all countries mentioned in this book and have felt the “civilized” tension between both religions knowing that ugly versions of

  8. says:

    I think reading too much into this book would be mistake This is journalism and travelogue than it is a thesis on religion in the century ahead If you want to dig for deep answers or conclusions about the relationship between Islam and Christianity in this book then that’s probably a mistake Griswold went on s

  9. says:

    I’ve been meaning to read this book for about a decade And I confess the 2019 edition did not contain many references to any events post 2008 that make me feel like a recent edition is needed But I’m glad I finally read it; the prose was beautiful and the topic is the most interesting and all encompassing thesis I have read it a while Geographic and social forces have made the 10th parallel a fault line between Islam and Ch

  10. says:

    The tenth parallel is the line of latitude seven hundred miles north of the euator where the religions of Islam and Christianity meet and conflict More than 60 percent of the world's 2 billion Christians live along the 10th parallel

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