Kumsaa Boroo

by Kumsa Boro
Kumsaa Boroo

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£35.99
This book presents the life and times of Rev. Kumsa Boro and a selection of his Oromo folklore and cultural songs, edited by his children. Rev. Kumsa's life spans a tumultuous century of Oromo history in general and the reality of Sayyo Oromo in particular. As a microcosm of the broader Oromo reality, Rev. Kumsa's story is riddled with moments of oppression, persecution, courage and defiance. What makes this book special is that Rev. Kumsa presents an incredible historical depth to make it clear that his faith and his Oromo identity were never separable in his experiences of persecution.
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This book presents the life and times of Rev. Kumsa Boro and a selection of his Oromo folklore and cultural songs, edited by his children. Rev. Kumsa's life spans a tumultuous century of Oromo history in general and the reality of Sayyo Oromo in particular. As a microcosm of the broader Oromo reality, Rev. Kumsa's story is riddled with moments of oppression, persecution, courage and defiance. What makes this book special is that Rev. Kumsa presents an incredible historical depth to make it clear that his faith and his Oromo identity were never separable in his experiences of persecution.