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Christianity, Islam and liberal democracy : lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa / Robert A. Dowd.

Author/Creator:
Dowd, Robert Alfred, 1965- author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Democracy -- Religious aspects.
Democracy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Democracy -- Nigeria.
Christianity and politics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Christianity and politics -- Nigeria.
Islam and politics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Islam and politics -- Nigeria.
Cultural pluralism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Religious aspects.
Cultural pluralism -- Nigeria -- Religious aspects.
Political culture -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Political culture -- Nigeria.
Christianity and politics.
Cultural pluralism -- Religious aspects.
Democracy.
Islam and politics.
Political culture.
Sub-Saharan Africa.
Nigeria.
Contents:
Introduction: Christianity, Islam, and liberal democracy
Time, place, and the application of religion to politics
The role of religious leaders
The impact of religious communities
A closer look at Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda
The curious case of Nigeria
Important lessons and new questions.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index.
ISBN:
9780190225216 (cloth : alk. paper)
0190225211 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
891427573
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