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Christian and Muslim Relations in Africa

Lissi Rasmussen

Christian and Muslim Relations in Africa

The Cases of Northern Nigeria and Tanzania Compared

by Lissi Rasmussen

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Published by I. B. Tauris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Islamic studies,
  • Religion,
  • Islam,
  • Church And Other Religions,
  • Muslims,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Relations,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Ethics,
  • Religion / Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religio,
  • Christianity,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Nigeria, Northern

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8967995M
    ISBN 10185043641X
    ISBN 109781850436416

    In the decades before colonial partition in Africa, the Church Missionary Society embarked on the first serious effort to evangelize in an independent Muslim state. Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowther led an.   Get this from a library! The interface between research and dialogue: Christian-Muslim relations in Africa: adjunct proceedings of the XVIIIth quinquennial congress of the International Association for the History of Religions, August , Durban, South Africa. [International Association for the History of Religions. Congress].

    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 . Judaism Judaism dates from about B.C. The first Hebrews were nomads who settled in the land of Canaan near Egypt. Unlike their polytheistic neighbors, the Jewish patriarchs (“leaders”) and prophets (“inspired” teachers) committed themselves to one almighty God. They stressed utter obedience to Yahweh in the form of a strict moral code, or law.

    Contributors recast assumptions about the making and transgressing of religious boundaries, Christian-Muslim relations, and conversion. This engaging collection is a long overdue attempt to grapple with the multi-faceted and changing encounters of Muslims and Christians in Africa. (source: Nielsen Book . The twin attacks on the Islamic world in the Middle Ages by the Crusaders from the West and the Mongols from the East transformed Muslim attitudes toward the Dhimmi, and also the attitudes of the Jews and Christians in Islamic lands toward their relations with Muslim polity. Many Islamic areas develop in accor­dance with an already existing.


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Christian and Muslim Relations in Africa by Lissi Rasmussen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa. Many areas of Africa, of course, are suffering greatly today as a result of deteriorating conditions and relations between Muslim and Christian groups.

One obvious example is Nigeria. Since conflicts between Muslims and Christians in northern Nigeria have become violent and often by: 2. The Programme for Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa (PROCMURA) is a programme established by the churches in Africa with the support of partner churches in Christian and Muslim Relations in Africa book and North America.

The background to the founding of the Programme goes back to the political and religious climate of Africa. The History of Christian-Muslim Relations, Texts and Studies presents the surviving record of past encounters in a variety of forms: authoritative, text editions and annotated translations, studies of authors and their works and collections of essays on particular themes and historical periods.

It illustrates the development in mutual. 8 hours ago  Leaving Iberia examines Islamic legal responses to Muslims living under Christian rule in medieval and early modern Iberia and North Africa, links the juristic discourses on conquered Muslims on both sides of the Mediterranean, and adds a significant chapter to the story of Christian-Muslim relations in the medieval Mediterranean.

Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History, volume 7 (CMR 7), covering Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and South America in the periodis a continuing volume in a general history of relations between the two faiths from the seventh century to the early 20th century.

Contesting belonging: Relationships between Muslims and Christians in colonial Latin America In: Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History.

Volume 12 Asia, Africa and the Americas (). Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world and share a historical traditional connection, with some major theological differences.

The two faiths share a common place of origin in the Middle East, and consider themselves to be monotheistic. Christianity is an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion which developed out of Second Temple Judaism in the 1st century CE.

Muslim-Christian Relations. Filter By: Latest Book Review. The Jury Is Still Out on Europe’s Religious Future and criticizes terrorist efforts to divide Christians and Muslims in Africa. Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations. Publishes research on Islam as a religious and intellectual tradition, including relations with Christianity, religious teachings, and Islamic beliefs.

book review Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Frame and the Making of the Modern Arab World. Raheb Published online: 24 Jul 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.

Jack McCaslin is a research associate for Africa policy studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC. An Not least, Christians and Muslims are a tiny minority in Sri Lanka, a. Few issues have more serious implications for Christian witness and global politics today than Christian-Muslim relations.

We can learn much from Arab Christian apologist John of Damascus. Get this from a library. Christian-Muslim relations in Africa: the cases of northern Nigeria and Tanzania compared. [Lissi Rasmussen] -- Can Islam and Christianity co-exist in Islamic environments. This book shows how relations between Christians and Muslims in northern Nigeria are characterized by intense friction, while in Tanzania.

The Dynamics of Christian-Muslim Relations in South Africa (circa ): From Exclusivism to Pluralism [1]. Drs. Muhammed Haron. ABSTRACT. South Africa like many other nation states in sub-Saharan Africa has been a multi-lingual, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and.

Book Description. The matter of Christian–Muslim relations cannot be ignored these days. While the term itself may not appear all that often, relations between the two faiths and their reciprocal perceptions are undeniable influences behind many current conflicts, declarations of mutual recognition and peace negotiations, not to mention the brooding hatred of religious extremists.

Key words: Christian-Muslim relations, Tanzania, religion, politicisation, religious diversity. Introduction Religion plays a very important role in the daily lives and activities of the people of Tanzania and Africa generally.

Although Tanzania is a secular state, the constitution of the United. Christian–Muslim Relations in Contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations: Vol.

18, No. 2, pp. The African Christian and Islam demysti es the mutual ignorance that is often common amongst African Christians and Muslims, thus building a vital bridge towards interreligious epistemology. The edited book provides a complex historiography of Africa's religious tapestry, underscoring its robustness, spiritual and confessional variegatedness 5/5(1).

Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History 1 (CMR1) is the first part of a general history of relations between the faiths from the seventh century to the present. It covers the period from towhen encounters took place through the extended Mediterranean basin and are recorded in Syriac, Arabic, Greek, Latin and other.

Hinduism is a religion and a way of life of the Hindu people of India, their diaspora, and other regions which have experienced Hindu influence since the ancient and medieval times. Islam is a monotheistic religion in which the deity is Allah (Arabic: الله ‎ "the God": see God in Islam), the last prophet being Muhammad, whom Muslims believe delivered the Islamic scripture, the Qur'an.

Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History, Volume 11 (CMR 11) covering South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas in the periodis a continuing volume in a history of relations between the two faiths from the 7th to the early 20th century as this is reflected in written works.

It comprises introductory essays and the main body of entries which treat all the works. The Programme for Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa (PROCMURA) is a pan-African Christian organization that was started in to build good relations between Christians and Muslims. It brings together communities of faith, in spite of their differences, to work together for justice, peace, and reconciliation.Orbis Books, ); J.

HAAFKENS, Islam and Christianity in Africa (Nairobi: Procmura, ); Lissi RASMUSSEN, Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa: The Cases of Northern Nigeria and Tanzania Compared (London & New York: British Academic Press, ); and Noel Q.

KING, Christian and Muslim in Africa (New York: Harper & Row.