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Tamie Davis

Tamie Davis is an Aussie living in Tanzania, blogging at meetjesusatuni.com.

Responding to Jephthah’s Daughter

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After I told the story of Jephthah’s daughter in Songea, we split into groups to discuss five questions. They’re ones Arthur and I have used before in storytelling and we like them because anyone can answer them, no matter their theological background. The questions are: What do you like about […]

Storytelling Jephthah’s Daughter

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Arthur and I are big believers in storytelling the Bible and we’ve been working on that recently. When I was asked to speak to a church group in Songea, I gave storytelling Jephthah’s daughter a go. In the next post I’ll give some of the group’s responses, but first, here’s […]

July Book Reviews

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Monster, Walter Dean Myers Steve Harmon is on trial for felony murder. Was he part of the team whose robbery went wrong and resulted in the murder of a drugstore in Harlem, USA?  A budding filmmaker, Steve’s story is mostly told through a screenplay he writes about his trial. He’s […]

In praise of my lecturer

Earlier this week I shared some of the wonderful things about my Swahili literature course, but my lecturer deserves a post all of her own. Though I was introduced to her on a first name basis (since we are theoretically equals), I quickly began to call her Madam Sanga, as […]