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Title Religion & politics in East Africa : the period since independence / edited by Holger Bernt Hansen & Michael Twaddle.
Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, 1995.

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Series Eastern African studies
Eastern African studies (London, England)
Subject Religion and politics -- Africa, Eastern.
Religion and state -- Africa, Eastern.
Christianity -- Africa, Eastern -- 20th century.
Islam -- Africa, Eastern -- 20th century.
Africa, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Alt Name Hansen, Holger Bernt.
Twaddle, Michael.
Add Title Religion and politics in East Africa
Description 1 online resource (ix, 278 pages) : map.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Annotation An analysis of the growing importance of religious activities in the rise of protest against post-colonial governments in Eastern Africa, divided into four parts: the challenge of Islam; Christianity, sectarianism and politics in Uganda; Christians and Muslims in Kenyan politics; and cross-cultural complications. Twaddle provides an introductory article on the changing character of politico-religious conflict in the region. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Contents Character of politico-religious conflict in Eastern Africa / Michael Twaddle (18 p.). -- Attempts to create Muslim national organizations in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya / Fran├žois G Constantin (13 p.). -- Issue of the Sharia in Sudan / R.S O'Fahey (13 p.). -- Idi Amin, "the Nubi" and Islam in Ugandan politics 1971-1979 / Omari H Kokole (14 p.). -- Holy spirit movement and the forces of nature in the north of Uganda 1985-1987 / Heike Behrend (13 p.). -- Interplay between church and politics in Uganda since 1962 / Kevin Ward (34 p.). -- Catholic church and the root cause of political instability in Uganda / John Mary Waliggo (14 p.). -- Catholics and political identity in Toro / Ronald Kassimir (23 p.). -- Politics of church-state conflict in Kenya 1978-1990 / David W Throup (34 p.). -- Ideological politics versus biblical hermeneutics : Kenya's protestant churches and the Nyayo State / G.P Benson (23 p.). -- Coping with the Christians : the Muslim predicament in Kenya / Donal Cruise O'Brien (23 p.). -- Christian-Muslim imputs into public policy formation in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda / A.B.K Kasozi (24 p.). -- Churches and human rights in Kenya and Uganda since independence / M. Louise Pirouet (13 p.). -- Church and state in Eastern Africa : some unresolved questions / Martin Doornbos (10 p.).
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585069174 (electronic bk.)
9780585069173 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42855824
Additional Format Print version: Religion & politics in East Africa. Athens : Ohio University Press, 1995 0821410857 (DLC) 94003513 (OCoLC)30667106
Table of Contents
 Notes on Contributors 
 Map of East Africa 
 1The Character of Politico-Religious Conflict in Eastern Africa / Michael Twaddle1
Pt. 1The Challenge of Islam 
 2Muslims & Politics: The Attempts to Create Muslim National Organizations in Tanzania, Uganda & Kenya / Francois Constantin19
 3The Past in the Present: The Issue of the Sharia in Sudan / R. S. O'Fahey32
 4Idi Amin, 'the Nubi' & Islam in Ugandan Politics 1971-1979 / Omari H. Kokole45
Pt. 2Christianity, Sectarianism & Politics in Uganda 
 5The Holy Spirit Movement & the Forces of Nature in the North of Uganda 1985-1987 / Heike Behrend59
 6The Church of Uganda Amidst Conflict: The Interplay between Church & Politics in Uganda since 1962 / Kevin Ward72
 7The Catholic Church & the Root-Cause of Political Instability in Uganda / John Mary Waliggo106
 8Catholics & Political Identity in Toro / Ronald Kassimir120
Pt. 3Christians & Muslims in Kenyan politics 
 9'Render unto Caesar the Things that are Caesar's: The Politics of Church-State Conflict in Kenya, 1978-1990 / David Throup143
 10Ideological Politics versus Biblical Hermeneutics: Kenya's Protestant Churches & the Nyayo State / G. P. Benson177
 11Coping with the Christians: The Muslim Predicament in Kenya / Donal B. Cruise O'Brien200
Pt. 4Cross-Cultural Complications 
 12Christian-Muslim Inputs into Public Policy Formation in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda / A. B. K. Kasozi223
 13The Churches & Human Rights in Kenya & Uganda since Independence / M. Louise Pirouet247
 14Church & State in Eastern Africa: Some Unresolved Questions / Martin Doornbos260

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