The Roma of Europe
Geographic Mission Study for 2013
This book will introduce you to the Roma, with an emphasis on Eastern Europe. You will discover their history up to and including the twentieth century. You can look into the ways they are treated in contemporary European culture. You will also be able to learn about their lifestyle and spirituality, and investigate ways the church and other organizations are working alongside the Roma.
Roma Web Resources
- Roma Redux: Photos by Paul Jeffrey
Rev. Paul Jeffrey spent several weeks with Roma people in Europe last year and shares his photos at kairosphotos.com.
- For a different look at Romani history, watch “Speculative Roma History.”
Note: A plea for money is included at the end.
- Another interesting source is “Romani Roots.”
- Watch a CNN documentary on the Roma community in Romania.
- Listen to the Gandhi School Choir in Pecs, Hungary, sing "Gelem gelem."
More Resources Available at umwmissionresources.org
- The Roma: History, Culture and Faith - DVD
Price: $14 | Stock #: M3170
- Spanish translation of The Roma of Europe by Larry Beman
Price: $10 | Stock #: M3136
- Korean translation of The Roma of Europe by Larry Beman
Price: $10 |Stock #: M3164
- The Roma of Europe Leader’s Guide (English)
- The Roma of Europe Leader's Guide (Korean)
- The Roma of Europe Leader's Guide (Spanish)
- response magazine focusing on the Roma