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Title:The gods in retreat: continuity and change in African religions (the Nigerian experience)
Editor:Ikenga-Metuh, EmefieISNI
City of publisher:Enugu
Publisher:Fourth Dimension Publishers
Geographic term:Nigeria
African religions
Abstract:This collective volume on religious change in Nigeria contains the following contributions: The gods in retreat: models for interpreting religious change in Africa, by Ogbu U. Kalu; Traditional religion and Christianity among the Urhobo, by S.U. Erivwo; Maguzawa: the influence of the Hausa Muslims on the beliefs and practices of the Maguzawa, the tradititonal religionists of Kano and Katsina, by Mucizz Goriawala; Bori phenomenon: spirit possession and therapeutic cult in an Islam environment, by Adama Shuaibu; Christian missionary methods and their influence on socioreligious change in eastern Nigeria, by Udobata R. Onunwa; Muslim resistance to Christian missionary penetration of northern Nigeria 1857-1960, by E. Ikenga-Metuh; Continuity and discontinuity in Igbo traditional religion, by C. Ejizu; Traditional religion, Islam and Christianity in Yorubaland: patterns of interaction, by Ade Dopamu; The jihad of Uthman Dan Fodio (1776-1817): a revival movement or a socio-political revolution, or both, by E. Ikenga-Metuh; African Church movements and their impact on social and religious life in Nigeria, by S.A. Adewale; The Aladura movement and their impact on Nigerian society, by C.O. Oshun; Some attempts at reforming Muslim practices in Nigeria, by Y.A. Quadri; Movements for the revival of African traditional religion and culture, by E. Ikenga-Metuh; The sharia question in Nigeria: a historical survey, by Kenny O.P.; Two decades of religious conflict in Nigeria: a recipe for peace, by E. Ikenga-Metuh; Conclusion: critique of explanations of conversions in black Africa. [ASC Leiden abstract]