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 Resurgence and the New Order in West Africa: Primal Pillar

Lamin Sanneh

in Disciples of All Nations: Pillars of World Christianity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195189605
eISBN:
9780199868582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189605.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Synopsis: The chapter describes the creation of a new social order to replace the one based on slavery and the slave trade, with new structures of local leadership setting a new standard. The chapter ... More


Securing Futures: Youth, Generation, and Muslim Identities in Niger

Adeline Masquelier

in Being Young and Muslim: New Cultural Politics in the Global South and North

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195369212
eISBN:
9780199871179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369212.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

Against the backdrop of intensified global flows, liberalization of national politics, and deepening economic crises, a state-controlled, ostensibly monolithic Islamic tradition has evolved into ... More


Christian Life in the Age of Bishop Crowther

Adrian Hastings

in The Church in Africa, 1450-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198263999
eISBN:
9780191600623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263996.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Bishop Samuel Crowther was the first African bishop ordained by the Church Missionary Society in 1943. This chapter discusses Christian life during this age. Aspects covered are ‘Black Europeans’ (a ... More


Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert: Sidi Mahmud and the Hermits of Aïr

H. T. Norris

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198265382
eISBN:
9780191682889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book is a study of the evidence that exists to this day in the Niger Republic, and in the adjacent regions of Saharan and non-Saharan Africa, about the life of Sīdī Mahmūd al-Baghdādī, who, it ... More


Introduction

Laura M. Hartman

in That All May Flourish: Comparative Religious Environmental Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190456023
eISBN:
9780190456054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190456023.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter establishes flourishing as an ethical issue. The chapter explores unequal human flourishing, as well as human flourishing that comes at the cost of ecosystem health, both of which occur ... More


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