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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Islam's Advance in Tropical Africa
Author:Kaba, Lansine
Year:1976
Periodical:Africa Report
Volume:21
Issue:2
Period:March-April
Pages:37-41
Language:English
Geographic term:Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:Islamic history
Religion and Witchcraft
Peoples of Africa (Ethnic Groups)
Abstract:It is not an exaggeration to speak of Islam as an African religion and a value system totally adapted to the African milieu. Islam has become an integral part of the culture. Even Marxists pleaders firmly believe in God. Sections: recollection of the diffusion of Islam in Africa - Islam, African resistance and nationalism - Islam and post-independence politics. Photographs.
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