1 edition of Christianity and development in Nigeria found in the catalog.
Christianity and development in Nigeria
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|Statement||edited by S.A. Adewale.|
|Contributions||Adewale, S. A.|
|LC Classifications||BR1463.N5 C56 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 345 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||89137319|
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Drawing from research conducted in Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda, Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy offers a deeper understanding of how Christian and Islamic faith communities affect the political attitudes of those who belong to them and, in turn, prospects for liberal democracy. While many analysts believe that religious diversity in developing countries is an impediment to liberal. 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. By adopting various cultural, historical, political, and sociological perspectives, the text's 4/5(3).
Christianity originated in the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who was born circa 4 B.C.E. in Roman-occupied Palestine, a Jewish province of the Roman Empire. origins, growth and development of Christianity in Africa. Observers of the religious scene on the continent generally divide Africa into two territories, i.e. North Africa and sub-Saharan.
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A Heritage of Faith: A History of Christianity in Nigeria - Kindle edition by Abodunde, Ayodeji. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Heritage of Faith: A History of Christianity in Nigeria.5/5(3).
The brief history of Christianity in Nigeria The first attempts to bring Christianity to the area where the modern country is today date back to the s and s. However, despite all the efforts of the Portuguese missionaries, there was not much fruit from this. Christianity and Islam differ in their fundamental views in regard to the God they worship, the nature of their religion, their beliefs about the crucifixion and resurrection of ians believe that Jesus is the Son of Christians are Trinitarian and believe that Jesus is divine and God the ianity teaches that Jesus was condemned to death by the Sanhedrin and the.
"Anyone interested in Christianity in Africa should read this book. But beware: you will never be comfortable generalising about the subject again. Drawing on a lifetime of research, reflection, and rich first-hand experience, it is a consummate survey of subjects that go right to the heart of the angst that many Africans feel in adapting to Cited by: In this reviewer’s estimation, the only portions of the study that could have been buttressed with additional examples are those concerned with the relationship between Christianity and development, in particular because the title suggests that this relationship is.
"This book is a welcome addition to the growing literature on religion and development. Its exclusive focus on African initiated churches, in and outside Africa, renders it a novel collection of essays that sheds light on the unique role that these churches play in advancing development.
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Christianity and Tourism Development in Nigeria: A Socio-Economic Discourse: /ch Most of the spiritual programs organized by mega Pentecostal and charismatic churches in Nigeria constitute serious touristic attractions, which over theAuthor: Floribert Patrick C.
Endong. Religious Tourism (also known as faith tourism) is an area of development in Nigeria that is fast growing. However, this growth is confined mainly to Christian an Islamic religious activities. christianity in northern nigeria Download christianity in northern nigeria or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
Click Download or Read Online button to get christianity in northern nigeria book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Fostering both overarching and comparative perspectives, the book includes chapters on West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, and Burkina Faso) and Southern Africa (Zimbabwe and South Africa).
It aims to open up a subfield focused on African Initiated Christianity within the religion and development discourse, substantially broadening the scope of the.
This is a well researched book which I could not put down until I read the last page. It is the first comprehensive account of Christianity in Nigeria from the first missionaries to contemporary time. The source materials are numerous and well referenced making it an easy read and at the same time a credible reference : Get this from a library.
African initiated Christianity and the decolonization of development: sustainable development in Pentecostal and independent churches. [Philipp Öhlmann; Wilhelm Gräb; Marie-Luise Frost;] -- "This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development in all its manifold forms.
Yet the layout of the chapter, and that of the entire book, treats both Islam and Christianity in Nigeria based on their ethno-geographic focal points. For example, the discussion on Islam’s impact on Nigeria’s formation focuses almost exclusively on the rise and expansion of the Sokoto Caliphate in the North and the Church Missionary.
I must admit that although The Transformation of African Christianity: Development and Change in the Nigerian Church by Sunday Komolafae is an excellent book, I do have a couple of reservations about it.
The first, as the sub-title makes clear, the book isn’t actually about the African Church, it is about the Nigerian Church. The impact of Christianity in Nigeria 1.
Impact of Christianity in respect of Education in Nigeria. Christianity, as a book religion and as an institution concerned with moral life of the black people has made a significant contribution in the introduction and continued development of formal western education in Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa.
In Nigeria, the intersection of Christianity and Islam in central and northern Nigeria, to the exclusion of southwestern Nigeria—and this is really where the question about southwestern Nigeria.
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two-part article on "Christianity in Nigeria" traces the historical development of the church, focusing on the relationship of the Church with Islam and politics. Bulus Galadima and Dr. Yusufu Turaki presented the following paper at the African Theological Fellowship Continental Conference at the Akraji Christaller Memorial Centre in.
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Discover from role models in the Bible that good character is built thought by thought, action by action, and habit by habit on a daily basis.Academic Works on the History, Growth and Development of Christianity in Africa: A Retrospective and Perspective Appraisal Dr.
JEGEDE, Gabriel Gbenga Dept. of Religious Studies Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria Abstract The large volume of existing literature on the history, growth and development of Christianity in Africa have been.