CHRISTIAN MISSIONS AMONG MUSLIMS: SOKOTO PROVINCE, NIGERIA 1935-1990ISBN: 1592215238
Several religions in Nigeria co-exist, helping to accentuate regional and ethnic distinctions; however, the vast majority of Nigerians are either Christian or Muslim, representing 40% and 50% of the population respectively. This book studies the methods and means of Christian missionaries operating in Sokoto province of Nigeria, including the use of education, healthcare services and charity in winning converts to Christianity. As well as detailing the history of the mission movement, it concludes with suggestions for restoring peaceful inter-religion relations.
- Publisher : Africa Research & Publications; AFRICA edition (November 15, 2007)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 268 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1592215238
- ISBN-13 : 978-1592215232
- Item Weight : 13.8 ounces