Volume 2009, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2218-7480
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After a brief theoretical discussion of the relationship between religion and violence, Dr Adogame analyzes the history and politics of religious violence in contemporary Nigeria through the prism of boundary making and negotiation; religious expansion and competition. The articles demonstrates that religion and politics are often manipulated by individuals and religious groups in ways that sustain religious strife, violence and ethnic bigotry, thus hampering meaningful inter-faith dialogue and coexistence.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Religion, Politics, Violence, Christianity, Islam, Africa, Nigeria
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