The pipe and Christ

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Tipi Press, 1992 - History - 222 pages
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This book is the result of a six-year dialogue between Sioux medicine men and Christian missionaries on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. Fr. Stolzman presents a clear and learned comparison between Native American religion and Christianity...both parallel and different--each having an enduring, authentic place in salvation history. The author offers a word of caution. In that the things of which I speak are sacred and should not be bantered about in ordinary conversation. These visions are mine and anyone who speaks of them speaks not from what he knows but from hearsay. The stories may fill you with wonder, desire and questioning. That is good. Real answers and satisfaction, however, come only from one's own pursuit and experience of the Sacred. It is with a great deal of pride that we recommend that unique and enlightening study.

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Review: The Pipe and Christ: A Christian-Sioux Dialogue

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This is a really fascinating side by side look at Christianity and the Lakota Native traditions. The writing itself is not fantastic, but the content, the conversations and depth of information on the ... Read full review

Review: The Pipe and Christ: A Christian-Sioux Dialogue

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Excellent book. Read full review

Contents

Personal Story
1
The Medicine Men and Pastors Meeting
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MakingARelative Ceremony and Baptism
21
Copyright

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