The companion book to the feature-length documentary film, “The Disturbances,” is now available as an e-book.
EthicsDaily.com’s latest documentary shares an untold story about Christian missionaries and Nigerian pastors intervening to save lives in Nigeria amid tribal genocide there in 1966.
The companion book to the film, written by documentary co-producer and EthicsDaily.com executive editor Robert Parham, follows the feature-length documentary’s script, adding a number of stories and more details that could not be included in the film due to time constraints.
The e-book is available for purchase through Amazon.com’s Kindle store.
The violence, the genocide, was frequently called “disturbances” in newspaper headlines, minutes, mission memos and family correspondence. Both the term – and the shorthand symbol for “disturbances” found in missionary minutes about the events of 1966 – convey tension, unrest, disruption and mystery.
Missionaries and missionary children with the Assemblies of God, Christian Reformed Church, Church of the Brethren, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, Southern Baptist Convention, Sudan Interior Mission and Sudan United Mission have shared their experiences for the first time.
The film deepens the understanding in churches about the gritty nature of mission work and fosters a positive spirit in the larger culture about the contribution of missionaries for the common good.
Learn more about the film at TheDisturbances.com.