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Published: 09 July 2015

240 Pages | 17 illus.


ISBN: 9780190225216

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Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy

Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

Robert A. Dowd

  • Provides theoretical framework for understanding when and where Christian and Islamic communities in sub -Saharan Africa encourage and discourage actions and attitudes of liberal democracy
  • Demonstrates how religious diversity in Nigeria actually encourages, rather than inhibits, religious tolerance
  • Uniquely integrates qualitative and quantitative data on religion and politics of sub-Saharan Africa