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The Bishop Wears No Drawers: A Former Catholic Missionary Priest Remembers Africa By Michael Barrington
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In this spellbinding and riveting memoir, Barrington provides a brutally honest and gripping portrayal of his life as a young missionary priest. A racist alcoholic pastor nurses him through his first... More > bout of malaria fever. Stood up to be shot by a group of drunken soldiers, a whiskey-drinking “John Wayne type” priest then shows real caring. Devastated by the death of a twelve years old school girl he was mentoring, he then has to bury her. Set during a pivotal period in the history of the Catholic church and bloody civil war in Nigeria, The Bishop Wears No Drawers is a true-to-life “survivor” tale replete with adrenaline-pumping adventures, daunting challenges and the added dimension of one priest’s profound religious struggle to find his true self. Combined with warm humor, moving insights and personal testament Barrington offers an unfettered glimpse into the rarely entered domain and closed doors of the highest level of church management.< Less
The Bishop Wears No Drawers: A Former Catholic Missionary Priest Remembers Africa By Michael Barrington
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In this spellbinding and riveting memoir, Barrington provides a brutally honest and gripping portrayal of his life as a young missionary priest. A racist alcoholic pastor nurses him through his first... More > bout of malaria fever. Stood up to be shot by a group of drunken soldiers, a whiskey-drinking “John Wayne type” priest then shows real caring. Devastated by the death of a twelve years old school girl he was mentoring, he then has to bury her. Set during a pivotal period in the history of the Catholic church and bloody civil war in Nigeria, The Bishop Wears No Drawers is a true-to-life “survivor” tale replete with adrenaline-pumping adventures, daunting challenges and the added dimension of one priest’s profound religious struggle to find his true self. Combined with warm humor, moving insights and personal testament Barrington offers an unfettered glimpse into the rarely entered domain and closed doors of the highest level of church management.< Less
The Bishop Wears No Drawers: A Former Catholic Missionary Priest Remembers Africa By Michael Barrington
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In this spellbinding and riveting memoir, Barrington provides a brutally honest and gripping portrayal of his life as a young missionary priest. A racist alcoholic pastor nurses him through his first... More > bout of malaria fever. Stood up to be shot by a group of drunken soldiers, a whiskey-drinking “John Wayne type” priest then shows real caring. Devastated by the death of a twelve years old school girl he was mentoring, he then has to bury her. Set during a pivotal period in the history of the Catholic church and bloody civil war in Nigeria, The Bishop Wears No Drawers is a true-to-life “survivor” tale replete with adrenaline-pumping adventures, daunting challenges and the added dimension of one priest’s profound religious struggle to find his true self. Combined with warm humor, moving insights and personal testament Barrington offers an unfettered glimpse into the rarely entered domain and closed doors of the highest level of church management.< Less
Four Brothers: The Priests of the Chicago Mann Family By Patricia Cost
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Nick, Joe and Ed Mann were Jesuit priests, and Fred Mann was a Redemptorist priest. This book is a collection of artifacts documenting the lives of the four brothers and their place in the Mathias H.... More > Mann family of Chicago. It isn’t intended to tell the complete story of their lives, but simply to make these pictures and articles written by and about them available to anyone who is interested. Published by Fossil Press.< Less
Four Brothers: The Priests of the Chicago Mann Family By Patricia Cost
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Nick, Joe and Ed Mann were Jesuit priests, and Fred Mann was a Redemptorist priest. This book is a collection of artifacts documenting the lives of the four brothers and their place in the Mathias H.... More > Mann family of Chicago. It isn’t intended to tell the complete story of their lives, but simply to make these pictures and articles written by and about them available to anyone who is interested. Published by Fossil Press.< Less
The Story of John G. Paton: Or Thirty Years as a Missionary Among South Sea Island Cannibal Tribes, An Autobiography By John G. Paton
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John G. Paton's thrilling autobiography relates a life spent as a missionary among the cannibal peoples of the South Sea Islands, and the education and development he helped bring to those remote... More > isles. Born in Scotland to a religious family of rural Dumfriesshire, Paton was seemingly destined to live a life amid his traditional culture. However, as a studious young man Paton felt a calling from God and visited the city of Glasgow. He became versed in both theology and medicine and, in 1858 mere weeks after being ordained as a Presbyterian priest, Paton and his first wife Mary Ann Robson set sail for the South Sea Islands. Christened the New Hebribes, the isles which the missionary Paton settled upon are today part of the nation of Vanuatu. On arrival in early 1859, the primitive conditions of the natives - the fact they were generally naked, lived in simple huts, and would occasionally practice cannibalism - was a shock to Paton and his young wife.< Less
The Story of John G. Paton: Or Thirty Years as a Missionary Among South Sea Island Cannibal Tribes, An Autobiography (Hardcover) By John G. Paton
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John G. Paton's thrilling autobiography relates a life spent as a missionary among the cannibal peoples of the South Sea Islands, and the education and development he helped bring to those remote... More > isles. Born in Scotland to a religious family of rural Dumfriesshire, Paton was seemingly destined to live a life amid his traditional culture. However, as a studious young man Paton felt a calling from God and visited the city of Glasgow. He became versed in both theology and medicine and, in 1858 mere weeks after being ordained as a Presbyterian priest, Paton and his first wife Mary Ann Robson set sail for the South Sea Islands. Christened the New Hebribes, the isles which the missionary Paton settled upon are today part of the nation of Vanuatu. On arrival in early 1859, the primitive conditions of the natives - the fact they were generally naked, lived in simple huts, and would occasionally practice cannibalism - was a shock to Paton and his young wife.< Less
Speaking Pastoral English In America Course By Jeff Jenkins & Clare Haden
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The Speaking Pastoral English in America Course (SPEAC) is designed to help ministers serving in the United States to produce listener-friendly speech patterns for U.S. audiences. SPEAC targets each... More > sound in North American Standard English, and gives the speaker ample practice and techniques to produce the sound accurately and clearly. In addition to sound work, SPEAC has sentence-level practice so that speech is produced with proper stress, phrasing, rhythm, and intonation, all of which contribute to more comprehensible speech patterns.< Less
Surgeon or Jack of All Trades? By Marion Bartlett
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Marion gave 40 years of her life to work as a surgeon and physician mostly in church hospitals for the Anglican mission society, USPG, in Tanganyika, now Tanzania. She shares some of her experiences... More > in practising surgery and developing her skills, and maintaining high standards of hygiene, helping to build hospitals, and develop the work in cooperation with other churches and with government. She also tells of her marriage in 1966 to a USPG priest, David Bartlett, when Trevor Huddleston was Bishop of Masasi. Eight years after he died, she moved to the College of St Barnabas where she now lives.< Less
The Whistle of Boatmen By Santos Castillo
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"The Whistle of Boatmen" is the first collection of free verses by Santos Castillo, a Roman Catholic priest in suburban Chicago. The book explores the human condition as an encounter with... More > people, little things, divine realities, and seasons, and speaks of the vicissitudes of human life, especially to experiences of departures. The preface also a phenomenology of the poetic experience. The poetic subjects are diverse, all products of individual encounters and reflections with the most mundane things to the most profound realities of life. It also paints some images of the background of the author, who is born and raised in the Philippines and has become a diocesan missionary to America.< Less

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