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To Timbuktu and beyond

Marsha Woodard

To Timbuktu and beyond

a guide to getting started in missions

by Marsha Woodard

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Published by William Carey Library in Pasadena, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-148) and index.

StatementMarsha Woodard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV2061.3 .W65 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 155 p. :
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24573898M
ISBN 109780878080151
LC Control Number2009026498
OCLC/WorldCa426252780

Beyond Bucharest. likes. By Bob Goddard 2 motorbikes, 12 countries, 16 borders and one helluva tale to tell!Followers: Apr 15,  · The salt trade, the Songhai Empire, the dramatic changes to the environment in the area, Timbuktu’s historical standing as a important center of learning, the different ethic and religious heritage of the people, the city’s slow decline I seriously want to read a separate book on all of the above. Really fascinating stuff and a little.

Nov 22,  · This book is not merely a history or a biography, but a testimony of how the hand of Lord used me with all of my failures to his glory. After more than 60 years of missionary service and seeing the hand of God work miracle after miracle, I am excited to share with you His mighty works that I witnessed while serving Him in Timbuktu and beyond.3/5(3). Book review by Farah El-Sharif. Ousmane Kane’s Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa is a pioneering overview of the history of knowledge production in Islamicate West Africa. The methodology Kane employs in the book can be summarized as being textually-supported by various Islamic and Western secondary and primary sources, supplemented by rich doses of theoretical.

Oct 23,  · Beyond Timbuktu charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day, examining the shifting contexts that have influenced the production and dissemination of Islamic knowledge—and shaped the sometimes-conflicting interpretations of Muslim intellectuals—over the course of centuries. Speaker Biography. May 23,  · The book rustlers of Timbuktu: how Mali's ancient manuscripts were saved When Mali's historic city was taken by rebels, thousands of priceless Author: Charlie English.


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Beyond Timbuktu Book Summary: Timbuktu is famous as a center of learning from Islam’s Golden Age. Yet it was one among many scholarly centers to exist in precolonial West Africa. Ousmane Kane charts the rise of Muslim learning in West Africa from the beginning of Islam to the present day and corrects lingering misconceptions about Africa’s Muslim heritage and its influence.

"Bymany people worldwide had heard about Timbuktu as a center of learning where thousands of Arabic manuscripts are preserved, some of which were destroyed by fanatics during the French counteroffensive to halt the expansion of Islamists in Mali.

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After more than 60 years of missionary service and seeing the hand of God work miracle after miracle, I am excited to share with you His mighty works that I witnessed while serving Him in Timbuktu and beyond.

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