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Sanctuary: how an inner city church spilled onto a sidewalk
Christa Kuljian’s Sanctuary: How an Inner-city Church Spilled onto a Sidewalk is based on how the Central Methodist Church in downtown Johannesburg and its controversial Bishop Paul Verryn came to offer refuge to people who had nowhere else to turn. Many ask, how did a place of worship turn into a shelter for thousands of refugees? Where did they come from? Why are they ...more
Paperback, 389 pages
Published 2013 by Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
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Yes, Sanctuary is the story of how an inner-city church and its controversial bishop came to offer refuge to refugees, the homeless and others who had nowhere else to turn. But it is so much more. It tells how Central Methodist and Bishop Paul Verryn refused to let Johannesburg, South Africa, the church, state institutions and the rest of us turn our eyes away from the crisis in Zimbabwe and from the poverty, inequality, injustice and xenophobia around us. It tells also of leadership from the ...more