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Religion and peace in multi-faith Nigeria

Religion and peace in multi-faith Nigeria

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Published by Published for J.K. Olupona in [Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Religious pluralism -- Nigeria.,
    • Religion and politics -- Nigeria.,
    • Peace -- Religious aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Jacob K. Olupona.
      ContributionsOlupọna, Jacob Obafẹmi Kẹhinde., Obafemi Awolowo University., Conference on "Religion and Peace in Multi-Faith Nigeria" (1989 : Obafemi Awolowo University)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2470.N5 R45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 203 p. ;
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1165540M
      LC Control Number94146236
      OCLC/WorldCa28691831

      Since , Nigeria has experienced more than ten large scale ethnic or religious riots in its major cities. These violent clashes have wreaked economic, political, and social havoc; caused an enormous number of deaths and injuries; and posed serious obstacles to Nigeria's sociopolitical development as well as retarded efforts at nation-building. Religion, peace, and conflicts: an assessment of the role of African religion towards conflict management in Nigeria / Ogunleye, A. Richard; Biblical view of governance: a veritable tool for nation building in Nigeria / Odudele, Rotimi "Governors" and robbers: St. Augustine's political philosophy in Nigerian context / Olusegun Noah Olawoyin.

      Abstract. This book has traced the history of religious-motivated violence among Muslims in northern Nigeria to go as far back as the precolonial era and provides sufficient historical information about Muslim-Christian violent conflicts, which has defined the landscape of Christian-Muslim relationship in northern Nigeria since after the Nigerian independence from her colonial masters. Re: The Meaning Of Peace In The Different Nigerian Languages by tpia5: pm On ^ actually, it seems the other two posters were right. alaafia is considered the word for peace in yoruba, although i previously thought alaafia simply meant health or wellbeing.

      peace? The book features thematic chapters on religion, nationalism, and intolerance, Shi’a-Sunni relations, and case studies by leading scholars on Egypt, Israel and Palestine, Lebanon, Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Tajikistan. The concluding chapter presents integrated findings from the research and draws the impli-. ‘‘We have a multi-faith community and passions can be inflamed by religious issues,’ he said.’ ‘Freedom of religion in a multi-faith, multicultural democracy must also necessarily entail freedom from religion.’ ‘The legitimate aim was the proper running of a multi-cultural, multi-faith, secular school.’.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Papers from the Conference on "Religion and Peace in Multi-Faith Nigeria" held at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Dec. 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 Cited by: 4.

The need for professional ethics in several professions such as medicine, nursing, computer, accountancy financial management, information systems among others (Chadwick, ) has received much attention in scholarly and non –scholarly world across the globe but with little or nothing said or written about Religious Studies scholarship.

Examining this variation in the context of Nigeria's pluralistic north-central region, this book finds support for a new theory of power-sharing. It finds that communities are less likely to fall prey to a divisive narrative of religious difference where local leaders informally agreed to abide by an inclusive, local government power-sharing Cited by: 3.

Ilori, J.A. (), Religion and Political Stability in Nigeria. Paper Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of Nigeria Association for Religious Teachers, at University of.

A History of Christianity in West Africa: The Nigeria Story, Ibadan: Daystar Press Kitause, R.H. (), “Moral Decadence: A Challenge to Sustainable Development in Contemporary Nigeria”. Religion is and will continue to be a component capable of initiating either violent conflicts or peace around the globe.

In this light, it is important to include and engage religion and religious actors in measures aimed at mitigating conflicts and creating sustainable peace resolution mechanisms.

Indeed. RELIGION, MORALITY, AND THE REALITIES OF THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE Dr. Christopher Agulanna Department of Philosophy University of Ibadan Ibadan, Nigeria INTRODUCTION Nigerians are highly religious. This may be the least controversial claim anyone could make about the nature and practice of religion in Nigeria.

But the truth of the claimFile Size: 98KB. Religious individuals and faith-based organisations, as carriers of religious ideas, can play important roles, not only as a source of conflict but also as a tool for conflict resolution and peace.

TOLERANCE IN MULTI-FAITH NIGERIA. Awoniyi, PhD. Department of Religion and African Culture Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba –Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Abstract. Previous studies have revealed gruesome accounts of horrors in Nigeria, arising from atrocities committed against humanity in Cited by: 2. Like in Nigeria, you can only use religion as a cover for ethnic and cultural domination.

All ideologies have a tendency towards exclusivity, segregation and to despoil in other to enslave others. Religion and Peace in Multi-Faith Nigeria Edited by Jacob K.

Olupona pp. Obafemi Awolowo Univ. Press $/Pound Religion, Politics and Power in Northern Nigeria Matthew Hassan Kukah pp. Spectrum Books $/Pound Religion and Politics in Ghana.

A Case Study of the Acheampong Era John S. Pobee. The Amman Declaration of An appeal to use religion as a tool for international conflict resolution in the Middle East: A ceremony for peace in Tibet and the rest of the world: New Year's prayer and meditation for peace: A Muslim prayer for peace: The Peace Tree and the Peace Tree Day: Interreligious Gathering of Prayer for World Peace.

Olupona, J.K. (Ed) Religion and Peace in Multi-Faith Nigeria, Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, Ethics: A Systematic and Historical Study Jan Religion and Peace in Multi-faith Nigeria (African Books Collective Ltd, ) Kingship, Religion and Rituals in a Nigerian Community (Almqvist & Wiksell International, ) African Traditional Religions in Contemporary Society (Paragon House, ).

Religions for Peace launches the Multi-religious Humanitarian Fund in response to COVID The Fund will provide seed money for interreligious projects focusing on serving humanitarian needs Religions for Peace has multi-religious platforms with the representation of diverse religious institutions and communities in 90 countries across 6 regions.

Abdu-Raheem, “Islamic Concept of Tolerance and the Task before the Nigerian Muslim,” in Religion and Peace in Multi-Faith Nigeria, ed., Jacob K.

Olupona (Ile-Ife, Nigeria: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, ), Google ScholarAuthor: Marinus C. Iwuchukwu. Some of the cases describe dramatic successes, like the Inter Faith Mediation Center mediating peace between Christians and Muslims in some of the most strife-torn regions of Nigeria.

Others tackle some of the most intractable conflicts in the world, such as the Alexandria process among Muslim, Jewish, and Christian leaders working to establish a religious peace track in Israel and Palestine. THERE has been this argument as to whether Nigeria is a secular or non-secular state, religious or non-religious nation.

A secular state is a state which purports to be officially neutral in. Lerner, Michael. "Judaism and the Path to Peace." In Peace on Earth: The Role of Religion in Peace and Conflict Studies, edited by Thomas Matyók, Maureen Flaherty, Hamdesa Tuso, Jessica Senehi, and Sean Byrne, Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

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 benefi ted enormously.Religion is a controversial issue in world affairs.

Especially in Africa, religion has been at the heart of much of the contemporary conflicts. Religion is often depicted as a trigger factor in many conflicts. Religion is also often being blamed as a.The Role of Religion in Today’s Conflict.1 By Ms.

Karen Armstrong As we are all agreed, the conflict between the Muslim world and the West is essentially political but on a popular level religion is seen as one of its root causes.

Islam is regarded in the West as an .