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Title:A decade of church 'revolt' in Eastern Nigeria, 1956-1966
Author:Amucheazi, Elochukwu
Periodical:Odý: Journal of Yoruba and Related Studies
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subject:Church and State
Abstract:In some developing countries which are not grouped within the Western political system with its pluralist concept of state, the church is very much involved in politics. This paper examines some aspects of the political participation of the church in the Eastern Region of Nigeria. The field of interest which brought the church into politics in Eastern Nigeria was education. Sections: Introduction - The setting and conflict - Other aspects (involvement of the church in elections and in local councils) - Conclusion. Notes and ref.