Muslim-Christian encounters in Africa / edited by Benjamin F. Soares.
Contributor(s): Soares, Benjamin FPublisher: Leiden : Brill, 2006.Description: ix, 308 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9789004152649; 9004152644ISSN: 1570-3754DDC classification: 261.2/7096
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Most essays were first presented to the Colloquium "Muslims/Christians encounters in Africa" held in May 2003 at Northwestern University in Evanston.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
African muslims and christians in world history: the irrelevance of the "clash of civilizations" / J. Voll; Flesh soaked in faith: meat as a marker of the boundary between christians and muslims in Ethiopia / E. Ficquet; Missionary legacies: muslim-christian encounters in Egypt and Sudan during the colonial and postcolonial periods / H. J. Sharkey; A fifty-year muslim conversion to christianity: religious ambiguities and colonial boundaries in Northern Nigeria, c. 1906-1963 / S. Shankar; The time of conversion: christians and muslims among the sereer-safen of Senegal, 1914-1950s / J. F. Searing; Christianity as seen by an African muslim intellectual: Amadou Hamate Ba / R. Austen; Fundamentalism and outreach strategies in East Africa: christian evangelism and muslim Da'wa / J. A. Chesworth; In my end is my beginning: muslim and christian traditions at cross-purposes in contemporary Nigeria / P. J. Ryan; An opportunity missed by Nigeria's christians: the 1976-78 sharia debate revisited / P. Ostien; The "sharia factor" in Nigeria's 2003 elections / F. Kogelmann; From resistance to reconstruction: challenges facing muslim-christian relations in post-apartheid South Africa / A. Rashied Omar.