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Title Displacing the state [electronic resource] : religion and conflict in neoliberal Africa / edited by James Howard Smith and Rosalind I. J. Hackett ; foreword by R. Scott Appleby.

Imprint Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, 2012.


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Description xi, 299 p.
Series Kroc Institute series on religion, conflict, and peace building
Kroc Institute series on religion, conflict, and peace building.
Note "The volume has its remote origins in an international conference held in Jinja, Uganda, from March 31 to April 3, 2004, and sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame"--Foreword.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Religious dimensions of conflict and peace in a neoliberal Africa: an introduction / James Howard Smith -- Forgiveness with consequences: scriptures, Qene, and traditions of restorative justice in nineteenth-century Ethiopia / Charles Schaefer -- Making peace with the devil: the political life of devil worship rumors in Kenya / James Howard Smith -- The Mungiki movement: a source of religio-political conflict in Kenya / Grace Nyatugah Wamue-Ngare -- Magic as identity maker: conflict and militia formation in eastern Congo / Koen Vlassenroot -- Religion, politics, and gender in Zimbabwe: the Masowe apostles and Chimurenga religion / Isabel Mukonyora -- "Devil bustin' satellites": how media liberalization in Africa generates religious intolerance and conflict / Rosalind I. J. Hackett -- Mediating armageddon: popular Christian video films as a source of conflict in Nigeria / Asonzeh F.-K. Ukah -- "The domestic relations bill" and inter-religious conflict in Uganda: a Muslim reading of personal law and religious pluralism in a postcolonial society / Abasi Kiyimba.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Social conflict -- Africa -- Religious aspects.
Religion and state -- Africa.
Peace-building -- Africa -- Religious aspects.
Africa -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Smith, James Howard.
Hackett, Rosalind I. J.
Appleby, R. Scott, 1956-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780268030957 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0268030952 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780268092771 (electronic bk.)

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