Articles tagged: Illiteracy
THE CHALLENGE OF PROGRESS IN NORTH AFRICA
In the region that sparked the “Arab Spring”, some momentous change has been achieved. But too often, lives remain blighted by inequality, poor education and illiteracy, and limited civic freedom. In the most extreme cases, vulnerable people in North Africa are being totally deprived of their human rights.
In a part of the world where illiteracy rates reach 72 percent in some countries, learning about Jesus and the Bible through audio and television is extremely effective. Coptic Icons explores how, long before television and radio were invented, Christians communicated the stories of the Bible through images and icons.