Two Writers Who Tapped Africa and Faith to Create Notable Novels

Recognizing the birthdays of Barbara Kingsolver and Nnedi Okorafor

A therapist might say religion and storytelling have a co-dependent relationship. What is the Bible, after all, but a collection of stories? And faith infuses some of the greatest tales ever told. Foundational texts for Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism all feature accounts of a mythical flood.

Faith is fodder for the writers highlighted in this…

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