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ADOPTED: THE SACRAMENT OF BELONGING IN A FRACTURED WORLD by KELLEY NIKONDEHA
DescriptionKELLEY NIKONDEHA Christianity Today: 2018 Award of Merit Christian Living/Discipleship In this compellingly readable book Kelley Nikondeha--adoptive mother and adopted child herself--thoughtfully explores the Christian concept of adoption. Her story and her biblically grounded reflections will give readers rich new insights into the mystery of belonging to God's big family. The Academy of Parish Clergy's 2018 Top Ten Books for Parish Ministry Kelley Nikondeha is codirector and chief storyteller for Communities of Hope, a community development enterprise in Burundi, and cofounder of Amahoro Africa, an ongoing conversation between theologians and practitioners within the African context. Brian D. McLaren -- author of A New Kind of Christianity: Ten Questions That Are Transforming the Faith "Kelley Nikondeha writes with the heart of a poet and a theologian, and as an adopted child and an adoptive parent. Who could have guessed that her story could give such rich insight into theology, family, society, racism, fear, and belonging?" Publishers Weekly "An elegant primer on adoption. . . . Nikondeha persuasively showcases how adoption can bolster families, enlarge love, and affirm faith."