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Religious ideas and institutions : transitions to democracy in Africa / edited by Edmond J. Keller & Ruth Iyob.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Pretoria, South Africa : Unisa Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 180 p. : tables ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Religion and politics -- Africa.
Africa -- Religion.
Contents:
Introduction: 1. Religion, institutions and the transition to democracy in Africa / Edmond J. Keller and Ruth Iyob
Part 1: Theoretical and empirical perspectives on religion and politics in Africa
2. The state, religion and the challenge to state hegemony / Jeffrey Haynes
3. Religious identity and civil conflict in Africa / Marc Scarcelli
4. Beyond Islamists and Sufi brotherhoods : liberal varieties of Islam in Africa and the struggle for tolerance and democracy / Sheldon Gellar
Part II: Christianity and Islam in perspective: the case of Nigeria
5. Christianity, Islam and political culture: the case of Nigeria / Robert A. Dowd
6. The politics of gender: Nigerian women's responses to Shari'a / Hussainatu J. Abdullah
Part III: Islam, the state and politics in North Africa: Libya, Morocco and Algeria
7. Political Islam and the state in Africa: the case of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group / Hussein Solomon
8. Islam, the state and democracy in Algeria and Morocco / Mary-Jane Deeb
Conclusion: 9. Interrogating secularism in Africa: paradigmaticor heretical? / Ruth Iyob.
Notes:
Includes bibliographies and index.
Contributor:
Keller, Edmond J.
Iyob, Ruth.
University of South Africa (UNISA).
ISBN:
1868886166
OCLC:
793519906
Publisher Number:
99949948444
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