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Christianity and Islam in West Africa

Gabriel Maduka Okafor

Christianity and Islam in West Africa

the Ghana experience : a study of the forces and influence of Christianity and Islam in modern Ghana

by Gabriel Maduka Okafor

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Published by Echter in Würzburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islam -- Ghana -- History,
  • Ghana -- Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesGhana experience :
    StatementGabriel Maduka Okafor.
    SeriesReligionswissenschaftliche Studien -- 41
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR1463.G5 O53 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17305225M
    ISBN 103429019001, 3893751432

    In this fascinating re-evaluation of Christian history West African Christianity concentrates on the role of Africans as the principal agents of, and the significance of African materials in, the spread of Christianity from its earliest centuries. When examining Christianity in Africa other studies focus mainly on the organization of the missionary effort in Europe and America, seeing the rise   Islam in Nigeria. Islam, just like Christianity, is a major religion in Nigeria, with over 80 million of the Nigerian population subscribing to the faith. As gathered, Nigeria is home to the largest number of Muslims in the whole of West Africa, significantly larger than her core Islam-dominated neighbours like Chad, Niger and the ://

    How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God. Part 1: Islam reaches West Africa, and a history of the Islamic Empire of Ghana. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles I just reread this book and would still recommend it as a foundation for understanding the Christianity in the West African context. Sanneh traces the history of Christianity in Africa from the early centuries through to the modern era, showing that Christianity in West Africa is not solely the product of Western missions but the product of a distinctly African ://

    He became a scholar of Christianity and Islam. He was the author or editor of more than 20 books including Translating the Message: The Missionary Impact on Culture, Abolitionists Abroad: American Blacks and the Making of Modern West Africa, Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African, and Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West ?id=r8PYAAAAMAAJ. Slavery, Islam and the Jakhanke people of West Africa - Volume 46 Issue 1 - L. O. Sanneh Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our ://


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The book looks broadly across Muslim West Africa and takes an in-depth study of the village of Larabanga, a small Muslim community in Northern Ghana, to help you see how the built environment encodes cultural history through form, material, and Centuries before African Muslims were forced to colonial America, Islam made its way to West Africa through traders, merchant-scholars, and religious teachers.

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