A Dangerous Awakening: The Politicization of Religion in Nigeria by Iheanyi M. Enwerem

A Dangerous Awakening: The Politicization of Religion in Nigeria

byIheanyi M. Enwerem

Kobo ebook | February 21, 2013

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Students of religion and interested observers of politics in Africa will cherish this book for providing a thorough analysis of the origin and politics of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). A Dangerous Awakening chronicles the religious clashes in Nigeria, and shows how religion has been used in the struggle for political power. Dr. Enwerem bases his study on interviews and unpublished memos, papers and letters not otherwise accessible to the public. This book is an invaluable contribution to the study of contemporary politics and religion in Nigeria Of the few Nigerians qualified to write on this important topic, Dr. Enwerem is the best... Reflective, thorough and mature, he has written a brilliant account of the most dynamic organization of Nigerian Christianity during the 20th century. The book teaches, challenges and provokes - qualities that define an outstanding work that will stand the test of time.

Title:A Dangerous Awakening: The Politicization of Religion in NigeriaFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 21, 2013Publisher:Institut français de recherche en AfriqueLanguage:English

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