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Title:Religion and politics in East Africa: The period since independence
Editors:Hansen, Holger BerntISNI
Twaddle, MichaelISNI
Series:Eastern African studies
City of publisher:London
ISBN:0852553854; 0821410857; 0821410865; 0852553846
Geographic terms:Sudan
East Africa
Church and State
conference papers (form)
Muslim-Christian relations
Abstract:Most of the material in this collective volume was first presented at a workshop on 'Religion and politics in East Africa since independence', held at Lyngby Landbrugsskole, Denmark, between 20 and 23 September 1990. Contributions on the following topics have been included: the character of politico-religious conflict in Eastern Africa, by Michael Twaddle; attempts to create Muslim national organizations in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, by François Constantin; the Sharia in Sudan, by R.S. O'Fahey; Idi Amin, 'the Nubi' and Islam in Ugandan politics, 1971-1979, by Omari H. Kokole; the Holy Spirit Movement and the forces of nature in Uganda, 1985-1987, by Heike Behrend; church and politics in Uganda since 1962, by Kevin Ward; the Catholic Church and political instability in Uganda, by John Mary Waliggo; Catholics and political identity in Toro, western Uganda, by Ronald Kassimir; church-State conflict in Kenya, 1978-1990, by David Throup; Kenya's Protestant Churches and the 'Nyayo' State, by G.P. Benson; the predicament of the Muslim minority in Kenya, by Donal B. Cruise O'Brien; Christian-Muslim inputs into public policy formation in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, by A.B.K. Kasozi; the churches and human rights in Kenya and Uganda since independence, by M. Louise Pirouet; and the Catholic Church and the State in eastern Africa, by Martin Doornbos.