Posts Tagged African Islam

  • Nigerian Muslims Reach Out to Christians Nigerian Muslims Reach Out to Christians

    Religion In Africa News The Nigerian online publication Vangaurd reports that Muslims have reached out to Christians in Nigeria's ancient city of Kano.  It is the first time that anyone can remember that Muslims paid a solidarity visit to Chr

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  • Terrorism Fans Hatred Between Africa's Religions Terrorism Fans Hatred Between Africa’s Religions

    For the most part followers of different religions in Africa are not antagonistic to each other.  Four terrorist groups on the continent are changing the balance from peace to hatred and war. The four groups hold in common a heritage of born out

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  • Egypt’s Muslim Leaders Call for Peace With Christians

    Religion In Africa Muslims Call for Peace An former army officer and former leader of Islamic Jihad, Aboud al-Zomour, has called Egyptian Muslims to refrain from violence against Coptic Christians.  Al-Zomour was imprisoned for 30 years for taking

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  • African Religion Database

    Religion In Africa Religions and Beliefs Database The Pew Foundation maintains an extremely comprehensive database on religion in 19 Sub-Saharan Africa countries.  The data was collected  from  twenty-five thousand face-to-face interviews in ver

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  • African Faith: Mile Wide and Half Inch Deep? African Faith: Mile Wide and Half Inch Deep?

    African Faith: Mile Wide and Half Inch Deep? // // Religion in Africa An often quoted phrase really raises my blood pressure.  It goes like this, "In Africa, faith is a mile wide and a half inch deep."  I wish I could track down the exact o

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  • Tolerance and Tension: Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Tolerance and Tension: Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Religion In Africa Muslim and Christian relationships Without a doubt Christians and Muslims have at times clashed violently.  Over-all, according to a PEW foundation study in 2010, tolerance characterizes Christian Muslim relations in Sub-Sah

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  • How Religions Stack Up in Africa

    4 Articles Comparing African Religions and Beliefs: Christians, Muslims and African Traditional Religion Proportions in Africa Islam and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa Movemnets.net Religion in Africa Charts Matthew White Religion In Afri

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  • Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa

    Religion In Africa Peace and Justice "Muslims, Christians, and Animists Live in Peace in Africa," Monsignor Chidi Denis Isizoh.  Despite the conflict in the northern reaches of his home country, Nigeria.  Admitting that some people do use r

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  • Africa South of the Sahara - Standford University Africa South of the Sahara – Standford University

    Religion In Africa Standford University's Africa South of the Sahara is the most comprehensive catalog of internet resources concerning Africa, and its Religion Section is also very broad covering not only Islam, Christianity, and African Trad

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