The bombing of government buildings as well as the shooting rampage at a youth summer camp that killed 76 has brought sorrow to many Norwegians and to others around the world. Fear of Muslims and multiculturalism are cited as primary motivations for the attacks, which were carried out by a Norwegian man.
In this live chat, Joseph Kamenju, a Christian Scientist who divides his time between Oslo, Norway, and Nairobi, Kenya, will offer healing thoughts and responses to your questions about how prayer can help to heal Norway and also contribute toward preventing violent outbreaks that take innocent lives.
About Joseph Kamenju: Joseph has been a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist for 10 years. Joseph served as the Committee on Publication for Kenya for four years. He teaches architecture at the University of Nairobi, and is studying for his Ph.D., dividing his time between Oslo, Norway and Nairobi.
And Joseph has written for the online Christian Science Sentinel:
Prayers for Oslo
July 25, 2011 Sentinel online
"The main thought in many people’s minds seems to be, “Oslo? Of all places?” I have been studying in Oslo since March of this year, and have also been a visitor here on and off for the last three years. I can testify that terrorism is the last thing that could have been expected in this peaceful city,"
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