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After He Heavy Rain

Author : Sokreaksa S. Himm
ISBN : 9780857214157
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Thirteen of Reaksa Himm's immediate family, including both his parents, were executed by the Khmer Rouge under Pol Pot. The young killers marched them from the remote northern village to which they had been exiled, out into the jungle. One by one the machetes fell. Severely wounded, Reaksa was covered by the bodies of his family. His remarkable story of survival is told in 'The Tears of My Soul'. In this second book he describes how he tracked down his family's killers, one by one, embraced them, gave them a scarf of friendship and presented each with a Bible. He has also funded and had built a clinic, school and five churches in the area. This is an astonishing tale of the consequences of spiritual rebirth.

The Tears Of My Soul

Author : Himm Sokreaksa
ISBN : 1854246127
Genre : History
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Sokreaksa S. Himm was a young member of a large family in Siemreap City,ambodia. When the country fell to the Khmer Rouge in April 17, 1975, hisamily joined the exodus to the jungle villages. A the young Khmer Rougeoldiers consolidated their grip, the deaths increased. Anyone who complained;nyone educated; anyone an informer disliked: all were "sent to study",illed. Teenage boys were brainwashed into amoral, vindictive thugs. Finallyhe day dawned when the family were marched to a ready dug grave in a junglelearing: one by one they fell as they were hacked down. Sokreaksa, gravelyounded, was covered by the bodies of his brothers and sisters. Hisxecutioners walked away, laughing. That morning Sokreaska climbed from theass grave. Hatred burned in his heart. Could he possibly forgive hisamily's killers?

Church Behind The Wire

Author : Barnabas Mam
ISBN : 9780802483157
Genre : Religion
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From the oppression and terror of the killing fields in Cambodia, this is the story of how one man's conversion led to a rebirth of faith that brought hope to a nation. Commissioned by Communists to spy on a Christian evangelistic crusade, Barnabas Mam instead discovered Jesus and came to faith in Him. After spending four years in prison camps at the hands of the Khmer Rouge Barnabas emerged as one of only 200 surviving Christians in all of Cambodia. God raised him up to became the foremost evangelist and church planter in a land broken by genocide. An inspiring story on a personal, church, and national level, this is more than a narrative--it's a blueprint for success for church growth of the most powerful kind.

The Righteous Gentiles Of The Holocaust

Author : David P. Gushee
ISBN : UOM:39015034450380
Genre : History
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A half century ago, leaders in Germany, a Christian nation, decided to kill every Jewish child, woman, and man they could lay their hands on. Now, David Gushee explores the actions and inactions of millions of Europeans whose Jewish neighbors were being led to the slaughter. What motivated this extremely small minority--at the risk of their own lives--to rescue Jews in need?

Hun Sen S Cambodia

Author : Sebastian Strangio
ISBN : 9780300190724
Genre : History
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A fascinating analysis of the recent history of the beautiful but troubled Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia

Bringing Elizabeth Home

Author : Ed Smart
ISBN : 9780385512718
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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At 3:58 in the morning of June 5, 2002, Ed and Lois Smart awoke to the sound of their nine-year-old daughter Mary Katherine’s frightened voice. “She’s gone. Elizabeth is gone.” At first they thought she was having a bad dream about her older sister, but Mary Katherine’s seeming bad dream would quickly become their worst nightmare. Their daughter Elizabeth was gone. They were not sure why the media picked up on Elizabeth’s story, but after their daughter was kidnapped she became the whole world’s daughter. After nine months of a strange, hard, sometimes rewarding, but mostly painful journey, Elizabeth was miraculously returned to them. Just as millions throughout the world had grieved for her loss, now they celebrated her safe return. In Bringing Elizabeth Home, Ed and Lois share the pain of every parent’s worst fear: “What would I do if my child was taken from me?” They also share a story of great hope, strong faith, and trust in God. The Smart family had always been devoted to their Mormon faith, but through their terribly painful experience they gained a tremendous inner strength, which became the key to their survival. They write, “Having our daughter back home, in our arms, is nothing short of a miracle. It is the ultimate proof that God answers prayers. Granted, sometimes the answer is not the one we pray for, but still it remains an answer. We feel truly blessed that He answered our prayers the way we had hoped for, although we realize, regretfully, that this is not always the outcome in kidnapping cases. We have met so many families with missing children and we’ve seen how deep their pain goes . . . But what we hope to convey through our journey of faith and hope is that with a strong belief in God, all things are possible. Miracles do happen.” In the end, the Smarts’ story brings one point poignantly home--nothing is more important in this world than family. Not money. Not work. Not a fancy new car or an expensive, big house. Family, the prayers of so many friends and strangers, and trust in God are what got them through this experience--and having survived, they have no doubt that they can persevere in any situation as long as those three things are in their lives. Though their story is filled with many incredible twists and turns, they never lost focus on what was important: bringing Elizabeth home.

The Interpretation Of Cultures

Author : Clifford Geertz
ISBN : 9780465093564
Genre : Social Science
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In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.

Me Against My Brother

Author : Scott Peterson
ISBN : 9781135955526
Genre : Political Science
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As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the spiritual degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rwanda. In Me Against My Brother, he brings these events together for the first time to record a collapse that has had an impact far beyond African borders.In Somalia, Peterson tells of harrowing experiences of clan conflict, guns and starvation. He met with warlords, observed death intimately and nearly lost his own life to a Somali mob. From ground level, he documents how the US-UN relief mission devolved into all out war - one that for America has proven to be the most formative post-Cold War debacle. In Sudan, he journeys where few correspondents have ever been, on both sides of that religious front line, to find that outside "relief" has only prolonged war. In Rwanda, his first-person experience of the genocide and well-documented analysis provide rare insight into this human tragedy.Filled with the dust, sweat and powerful detail of real-life, Me Against My Brother graphically illustrates how preventive action and a better understanding of Africa - especially by the US - could have averted much suffering. Also includes a 16-page color insert.

The Tears Of My Soul

Author : Hyŏn-hŭi Kim
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004387382
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A North Korean spy, trained and indoctrinated by her government to kill ruthlessly and efficiently , offers rare insight into the rigors of her enforced service, which ended with a conviction for a plane bombing. 100,000 first printing. $70,000 ad/promo.

Political Control Human Rights And The Un Mission In Cambodia

Author : Dinah PoKempner
ISBN : 1564320855
Genre : Political Science
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