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Ethnic and religious conflict in Africa

an analysis of bias, decline, and conversion based on the works of Bernard Lonergan

by Cyril U. Orji

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Published by Marquette University Press in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lonergan, Bernard J. F,
  • Christianity and other religions,
  • Islam -- Relations,
  • Africa -- Religion,
  • Africa -- Ethnic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCyril Orji.
    SeriesMarquette studies in theology -- no. 59
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4705.L7133 O75 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16839826M
    ISBN 100874627362
    ISBN 109780874627367
    LC Control Number2008018258

    The conflict today is over access to opportunities, civil rights, and political influence. But religion and religious history are the banners beneath which the opposing sides march. Religious Fundamentalism. In the world of the late s, religious leaders and millions of their followers are seeking to return to the basics of their faith. Here, Tsega Etefa compares three such cases—the Darfur conflict between Arabs and non-Arabs, the Gumuz and Oromo clashes in Western Oromia, and the Oromo-Pokomo conflict in the Tana Delta—in order to offer a fuller picture of how ethnic violence in Africa begins.

      The roots of Nigeria's religious and ethnic conflict. GlobalPost. Ma AM UTC Christian ethnic groups in Southern Nigeria have been drawn into these religious conflicts. Ethnic Diversity and Integration in The Gambia: The Land, The People and The Culture Author: Godfrey Mwakikagile Paperback: pages Publisher: Continental Press (8 June ) ISBN ISBN ***** Book Description: This work is a comprehensive look at The Gambia as a country and as a nation.

    We all know that Africa is a diverse continent with various ethnic groups, religions, and socio-cultural affiliations. What is also true is that more than half of the nations in Africa have been affected by conflicts that have led to the death of many individuals, huge financial burden to the economy, massive displacements, and hindrances to the development of African countries. Religion is a controversial issue in world affairs. Especially in Africa, religion has been at the heart of much of the contemporary conflicts. Religion is often depicted as a trigger factor in many conflicts. Religion is also often being blamed as a.


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Conflicts in the region are often viewed as either 'tribal' or 'Muslim-Christian', seemingly rooted in deep-seated ethnic or religious hatreds.5/5(1).

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Africa’s salvation depends on the development and implementation of effective institutions of ethnic conflict management. In this book, Donald Rothchild analyzes the successes and failures of Author: Donald Rothchild.

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McCauley. Such conflicts can arise in majority Muslim societies, such as Mali, Somalia or Northern Nigeria. But we are also aware of examples of Christian rebel groups in sub-Saharan Africa who have. To attempt to deal with the problems that cause religious and ethnic conflict leading to civil war, it is necessary for African countries, including Uganda and Sudan, meaningfully to democratise – to the extent that the great majority of citizens feel that they have a Cited by: RELIGION AND CONFLICT IN AFRICA WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON EAST AFRICA (or “ethnic”) religions, but only a minute share of its non-believers.

Fig. 1: Religions in Africa. DIIS REPORT 11 Th is religious map of Africa is the result of the encounters, over centuries,File Size: 1MB. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search.

List of ongoing conflicts in Africa: Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Somalia, Uganda, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Western Sahara, Democratic Republic of Congo and Chad.

This is a list of conflicts in Africa arranged by country, both on the continent and associated islands, including wars between African. The Handbook of Ethnic Conflict examines the social, psychological, historical and political underpinnings of these conflicts—particularly the ethnic, cultural, religious, and national identities that feed ingroup/outgroup antagonistic perceptions and fuel cycles of aggression.

It covers leading theories and models of interethnic conflict and. "African Religions and Philosophy" is a systematic study of the attitudes of mind and belief that have evolved in the many societies of Africa. In this second edition, Dr Mbiti has updated his material to include the involvement of women in religion, and the potential unity to be found in what was once thought to be a mass of quite separate religions.4/5(4).

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Conflicts in the. Ethnic conflict is one of the major threats to international peace and security. Conflicts in the Balkans, Rwanda, Chechnya, Iraq, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Darfur, as well as in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip, are among the best-known and deadliest examples from the late 20th and early 21st destabilization of provinces, states, and, in some cases, even whole.

The recent attacks and the escalation of violence in the Central African Republic is nothing new. The religious conflict is deeply rooted and had not yet been adequately addressed. () Book Review: John F. McCauley, The Logic of Ethnic and Religious Conflict in Africa.

African Affairs, (): [DOI: /afraf/ady]. The Logic of Ethnic and Religious Conflict in Africa (Cambridge University Press, ) explains why conflicts in Africa are sometimes ethnic and sometimes religious, and why a conflict might change from ethnic to religious even as the opponents remain fixed.

Conflicts in the region are often viewed as either “tribal” or “Muslim-Christian. The page book, Race, Islam and Power: Ethnic and Religious Violence in Post-Suharto Indonesia, was published by Monash University Publishing a week before Indonesia’s general elections on.

WEAKSTATESAND ETHNIC CONFLICT: SECESSIONISM AND STATE COLLAPSE IN AFRICA Introduction Weak States Secessionism in Ethiopia The Colonial Legacy Pan-Africanism and Pan-Ethiopianism Ethiopia's Collapse, Eritrea's Independence Internationalization and External Mediation Weak States, Politicized Identities in Central Africa The Colonial Legacy and.Another reason for ethnic conflict is if a change in the environment results in a scarcity of resources and other ethnic groups are perceived as threats to survival.

Ethnic conflict can erupt when a majority group controls the state, having at its disposal the institutions of government and the legitimate exercise of force, as well as the.For many outsiders, “Africa” evokes images of a continent in crisis, riddled with war and corruption, imploding from disease and starvation.

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