5 edition of Sharia Issues & Christian-muslim Relations in Contemporary Nigeria (Studies on Inter-Religious Relations) found in the catalog.
November 30, 2005
by Almquiest & Wiksell Intl
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||83|
Secondly, I will briefly look at the processes of the establishment of Sharia Law in Northern Nigeria. Thirdly, I will look at the issues of Sharia Law in in the management of Nigeria’s plural Democracy. Fourthly and finally, I will look at the issues of Sharia Law and how it affects our evangelizing mission as Christians. 1: A brief overview. Sharia, an Arabic word translated as “way” or “path,” is the code of conduct or religious law in Islam, and has been the subject of a number of recent hate rallies and growing prejudice against Muslims in the U.S. and around the world.A few countries with significant Muslim minority populations have experimented with various ways of integrating sharia into their legal systems, often.
Sharīʿa in Africa Today. Reactions and Responses explores how Islamic law has influenced relations between Muslims and Christians, through a series of case studies by young African scholars working in four African countries: in Sudan where total Sharīʿa was applied until recently; in Nigeria where the Northern states re-introduced Sharīʿa courts; in Kenya where the place of Islamic. Politics and Religious Relations Obviously, Christian-Muslim relations do not exist in a vacuum anywhere in the world, and this is also the case in the Middle East and Asia. Political issues as well as national structures and policies impinge on relations between Muslims and Christians. It has.
Since the late s, interfaith relations in northern Nigeria have been marked by intensifying conflict, involving o deaths as well as widespread economic disruption (Haynes ). Repeated clashes between the Muslim majority and Christian minorities have taken place in various northern cities. Half-Christian, half-Muslim, Nigeria is a country where faiths must live together in peace or they will die in great numbers. Africa is often ignored in the America media, but Boko Haram has put.
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Christian-Muslim relations in Africa. Nigeria provides a rich context for understanding the cultural, social, economic, and political issues that are involved in the Christian-Muslim encounter.
Relations between Christianity and Islam over a period of fourteen centuries have ranged from conflict to concord.
Christian-Muslim Relations in Nigeria [Isidore Nwanaju] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is an intercultural study of Christian-Muslim relationship in Nigeria, spanning the pre-and post-Independence seeksCited by: 5.
Studies in Christian-Muslim Relations, vol. TRC* 55, Sept/ (pp. “I am a fan of your website and writings. I taught Issues in Christian-Muslim Relations at the postgraduate level here at TCNN last semester and we used your series.
Thank you for your contribution to the. Goddard's book is a fair, constructive, and irenic history of these two religions that, unfortunately, have battled one another for centuries.
I am using it as the first text in a college course on Christianity and Islam. It journeys through the historical terrain of Christian-Muslim relations as deftly as any book out by: This book is an intercultural study of Christian-Muslim relationship in Nigeria, spanning the pre-and post-Independence seeks, against the backdrop of the persistent crisis and conflicts; to explore avenues for dialogue and harmonious interaction between adherents of the two most patronized (albeit non-indigenous) religions in Nigeria - Christianity and Islam.
Muslim-Christian Relations in Nigeria. Public event co-sponsored by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Africa Program at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Date: Tuesday, Novem / Time: am - am.
The relations between sharia and national law in Nigeria have varied widely from time to time and from place to place within the country – which after all was first brought under a single.
issues in which there were no express solutions in the Qur’an or the Sunnah. The sharia was further reinforced by Qiyas, which is analogical reasoning. In a letter Caliph Umar Bin Khallab wrote to Kadi Abu Musa, he stated in respect of “analogy” as follows: “Use your brain about matters that per Studies in Christian–Muslim RelationsFile Size: KB.
Christian – Muslim Relations in Nigeria: The Problems and Prospects greatest challenges of the contemporary world. This is because issues concerning religion often evoke strong sentiment and.
Government and religious patronage in contemporary Nigeria (): implications for the stability of the nation / by 'Gboyega Ajayi. In: Zeitschrift für Afrikastudien: (), Nr.
7/8, p. Religious factor in Nigerian politics: implications for Christian-Muslim relations in Nigeria / Muhib O. Opeloye. Three dominant religions exist in Nigeria: Islam, Christianity and African Traditional Religion. Nigeria, with a population of million , Muslims are estimated to be 50%, Christians 40% and Traditional Religionists 10%.
 While the traditional religion is non-evangelical and welcoming to other religions, it is not the case with Islam and Christianity. Throughout the nearly fifteen centuries of Muslim-Christian encounter, individual adherents of both traditions often have lived peaceably with each other.
At the same time, Muslim expansion into Christian territories and Christian imperialism in Muslims lands have fostered fear and ill-will on both sides.
Repercussions from the Crusades continue to resound in the contemporary rhetoric Cited by: 2. This article analyzes Christian–Muslim relations and the shaping of religious identities in the context of the Shari'ah debate in Northern Nigeria. Since Nigeria has regained credibility by its transition to democracy inthe steps taken to implement the Islamic Criminal Law in some Northern states are watched with anxiety and have given Cited by: Key ‘hot-button’ contemporary issues in Islam, often at the centre of public scrutiny, are the focus of this book.
By placing the discussion of topics such as the Shari'a, jihad, the caliphate, women’s status and interfaith relations within a longer historical framework, Contemporary Issues in Islam reveals their multiple interpretations.
Muslims in Nigeria practice the Maliki School of jurisprudence and are mostly Sunni Muslims; The Shia Muslims of Nigeria are primarily located in the Sokoto State (Francis, ).
Christianity is the second largest religion in Nigeria, according to the most recent survey (CIA World Fact Book, ). Protestantism andCited by: 1. Inter-religious relations imply possible and practicable cordial relationship that exists between religions in a society.
Its instrument is interfaith dialogue aimed at cordiality, togetherness, tolerance and acceptance that will be the true sign of a new era in the religious history of humanity. On both international and national levels, attempts have been and are still being made to Cited by: 1.
A book review is after all (usually) supposed to recommend review readers to read the book itself. Part two is about key contemporary issues: Sharia law and legal pluralism (chapter 5), Boko Haram, youth mobilisation and jihadism (chapter 6), and complementarity and competition (chapter 7).
affected Christian-Muslim relationship in Nigeria. The paper concludes with suggestions and solutions to the problems affecting Christian -Muslim relations. Keywords: Historica-Perspective, Christian-Muslim, Relations Nigeria. Introduction Nigeria is described as a conglomeration of Nation-states.
Religious conflict in Nigeria goes as far back asand in the case of the town of Tafawa Balewa, to The Igbo massacre of in the North that followed the counter-coup of the same year had as a dual cause the Igbo officers' coup and pre-existing (sectarian) tensions between the Igbos and the local Muslims.
This was a major factor in the Biafran secession and the resulting civil : Ongoing. Nigeria has the largest Muslim population in West Africa. The CIA estimates over 50% of the population is Muslim while the BBC estimated in that slightly over 50% of the population is Muslim.
Muslims in Nigeria are predominantly Sunnis of the Maliki school of thought. However, there is a significant Shia minority, primarily in Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Osun, Ilorin and Sokoto states (see.
Nigeria Christian / Muslim Conflict. Nigeria's two major religions, Islam and Christianity, are sometimes depicted as monolithic entities that confront each other in pitched battles, with formal.1 CHRISTIAN-MUSLIM RELATIONS: THE NIGERIAN SITUATION Matthew Hassan KUKAH, Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Nigeria Introduction: The institution of the Secretariat for Non-Christians on May 17th marked a major turning point in the history of the Church’s view of its missionary Size: KB.Contemporary Muslim-Christian Encounters: Developments, Diversity and Dialogues addresses the key issues in the present day global encounter between Christians and Muslims.
Divided into two parts, the first examines theoretical issues and concerns which affect dialogue between the two traditions. The second part highlights case studies from around the world.
Chapters come from established.