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Title:The religious situation in Nigeria today: a sociological analysis
Author:Ilogu, Canon Edmund
Year:1975
Periodical:Présence africaine
Issue:96
Pages:504-524
Language:English
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:religion
interreligious relations
Abstract:There is a plurality of religions in Nigeria with Islam, Christianity and African traditional religions as the three main units. Sections of the paper: 1. Introduction (Islam in Nigeria; Christianity; Traditional religion) - 2. The religious contour of Nigeria - 3. Interaction between religions in Nigeria (Nationalistic sentiment; Failure of leadership; Result of vision and the possession of prophetic/healing power; Financial adventurism) - 4. Interaction between church and state - 5. Attitude of Nigerians towards religious allegiance - 6. Interaction between religions and cultures - 7. The future of religion in Nigeria. Notes; ref. Résumé en Français p. L.
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