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Religion, History, and Politics in Nigeria

Essays in Honor of Ogbu U. Kalu

by Korieh Chima J.

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Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • History,
  • Nonfiction,
  • History: World,
  • Africa - General,
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Nigeria,
  • Religion and politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9441086M
    ISBN 100761831398
    ISBN 109780761831396

    You've just added this product to the cart: Go to cart page Continue. Politics; Business; Fiction; Non-fiction; Memoir; Leadership. 4 Religion, Power, Politics religion to the private sphere is the result of a historical process in Europe that is without parallel in other regions. The secular-ization theory based on this development and the assumption that there is a necessary connection between modernization and secularization must therefore be revised. Chapter 2 introduces.

    Niger extends for about miles (1, km) from north to south and about miles (1, km) from east to west. It tends to monotony in its features, is intersected by numerous depressions, and is dominated by arid highlands in the north. Rainfall increases as one proceeds southward so that the country divides naturally into three distinct. Religion, History, and Politics in Nigeria is concerned with the problematic nature of religion and politics in Nigerian history. The book provides a lively and straightforward treatment of the relationship among religion, politics, and history in Nigeria, and how it affects public life today.

    This chapter analyzes the critical role of religion in the transformation of the Nigerian state and society under successive civilian and military regimes from the attainment of independence in to the emergence of Nigeria’s fourth civil-democratic government (the Fourth Republic) at the beginning of the twenty-first century. This book could make a contribution to analysing these phenomena."—Dr P. J. Dorey, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae "This book offers readers a wide and accurate account of various experiences of religions of politics ranging from American democracy (which Emilio Gentile analyzes with remarkable finesse) to Communism.


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Religion, History, and Politics in Nigeria is concerned with the problematic nature of religion and politics in Nigerian history. The book provides a lively and straightforward treatment of and Politics in Nigeria book relationship among religion, politics, and history in Nigeria, and how it affects public life today.

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Kalu. The history of religion refers to the written record of human religious experiences and ideas. This period of religious history begins with the invention of writing about 5, years ago ( BCE).

The prehistory of religion involves the study of religious beliefs that existed prior to the advent of written records. One can also study comparative religious chronology through a timeline of. According to a by Pew Research Center, Muslims in Nigeria overwhelmingly were positive towards Islamic religion playing a large role in politics.

A majority of Muslims in Nigeria favoured stoning adulterers, whipping and cuttings hands for crimes like theft or robbery and the death penalty for those who abandoned Islam.

Any attempt to write a history book on africa's largest country is always going to be a major undertaken. In the history of Nigeria, Toyin Falola serves us a general sweep of nigeria's storied history beginning from the precolonial times right up to the dawn of the new millenium just as the country was making its second experiment with by: Religion and politics in Nigeria Janu General elections are fast approaching in Nigeria, where incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan is running for a second and final term in office against Muhammadu Buhari, who lost to Jonathan in muddled waters of religion and state making in Nigeria.

And to Eileen John-son, I express my gratitude for the excellent maps contained in this book. Th e scholarship on religion and society in Nigeria is authoritative in African studies. As a student of Nigerian history and politics, I.

"Religion and the Making of Nigeria works its way through an impressive amount of scholarly research. The book has real value for the due diligence Olufemi Vaughan displays in examining all aspects of the debate over religion in the country." Church History - Andrew Barnes "Religion and the Making of Nigeria is a well-wrought and eloquently Pages: Violence in Nigeria is the most comprehensive study of religious violence and aggression in Nigeria, notably its causes, consequences, and the options for conflict resolution.

After an analysis of the links between religion and politics, the book elaborates on all the major cases of violence in the s and 90s, including the Maitatsine, Kano, Bauchi, Kaduna, and Katsina riots.

RELIGION AND POLITICS IN NIGERIA Roseline Morenike Oshewolo and Borok Andrew Maren Department of History and International Studies, Federal University, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria ABSTRACT The relationship between politics and religion is intimate because there is always a point of Size: 52KB.

In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary a wealth of archival sources and extensive Africanist scholarship, Vaughan traces Nigeria’s social, religious, and political history from the.

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While this is true, one begins to wonder if the religion as practiced in Nigeria is that of peace or violence and conflict. Research attention has been shifted now from technological and scientific development to centre on the politics of religion and the democratization of Nigeria and religion in politics in Nigerias new by: 1.

The Shari’a debate: religion and politics in Nigeria – Interview with Rosalind I. Hackett By Religioscope, 26 April Born in Birmingham, England, Rosalind Hackett is Professor at the Department of Religious Studies of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and Adjunct Professor at the Department of Anthropology of the same University.

Read the full-text online edition of Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, "Lambert's short history is long on insights into the fraught relationship between religion and politics in American life.

Judicious in its balance, the book provides a compendious overview of the current conflicts that divide Right from Left, and it deepens our understanding of those struggles by grounding them in the repeated contests between Christian and secular visions of.

Throughout its history, Nigeria has been plagued by religious divisions. Tensions have only intensified since the restoration of democracy inwith the divide between Christian south and Muslim north playing a central role in the country’s electoral politics, as well as manifesting itself in the religious warfare waged by Boko Haram.

Through the lens of Christian-Muslim. 'Alexander Thurston’s book, Salafism in Nigeria, is an important work on the modern study of Islam in Nigeria.

Indeed, the work is a pioneering publication on the research of the Salafi movement in that country.' Mukhtar Umar Bunza Source: Reading ReligionCited by: 8. conventional mission history: it is an excellent study in depth th ofe interplay of religion and politics, as much grounded in ethnography as in archival data, over the critical period of the s and s when these peoples started to 'enter Nigeria'.

The Fulani (here un-Hausaised) were the locally dominant group, and. The British Colonial Legacy in Northern Nigeria: A Social Ethical Analysis of the Colonial and Post-Colonial Society and Politics of Nigeria.

Jos: Challenge Press, p Chima J. Korieh and G. Ugo Nwokeji. Religion, History and Politics in Nigeria: Essay in Honour of Ogbu U. Kalu. Forbes Boulevard: University Press of America,p In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social an Olufemi Vaughan is Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History at Bowdoin College and the author and editor of many books, The Politics of Religion in Northern.A History of Nigeria () documents the millennia-long history of the areas that make up the modern nation of Nigeria, Africa’s most populous on an epic journey from the region’s precolonial past right up to the country’s recent transition toward democracy, the authors document the riveting history of a nation and, of course, its people – whose future looks bright.