Posts Tagged Religious Dialog

  • 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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  • Pope Speaks on Witchcraft Pope Speaks on Witchcraft

    Religion In Africa Religions and Beliefs in Africa The Pope recently visited Benin. He has been there before, due to the fact that a trusted, African Cardinal, the late Bernardin Gantin, was from this West African country. During his visit t

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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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  • Differences between African Traditional Religion and Christianity Differences between African Traditional Religion and Christianity

    Religion in Africa African Religions and Beliefs Differences between African Traditional Religion and Christianity For centuries, African Traditional Religion in its myriad of forms was practiced by the majority of Africans, but in the last

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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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  • Similarities between Christianity and Africa Traditional Religion Similarities between Christianity and Africa Traditional Religion

    Similarities between Christianity and Africa Traditional Religion African Religion and Beliefs by Richard Chowning I toyed with the idea of calling this short piece, "Commonalities between Christianity and African Traditional Religion."  In rea

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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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