Scriptural Politics: The Bible and Koran as Political Models in Africa and the Middle East

Scriptural Politics: The Bible and Koran as Political Models in Africa and the Middle East

By: Niels Kastfelt (editor)Paperback

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The Quran and the Bible as political models in Africa and the Middle East - introduction, Niels Kastfelt; the Quran as a political model, Ahmad S. Moussalli; Sharia and Sunna in the Quran and in the writing of Sayyid Qutb, Jorgen Back Simonsen; the Bible as a political model, Holder Bernt Hansen; the Bible as a political document in Africa, Paul Gifford; the Bible, the Quran and the conflict in South Sudan, M.A. Mohamed Salih; the Quran as an economic model - the notion of an Islamic economy, Endre Stiansen; the Quran and the Bible as models for politics - the contrasting experience of Zambia and Egypt, Monte Palmer; the politics of the Buganda Bible, Michael Twaddle; the politics of Nigerian Pentecostalism, Ruth Marshall-Fratani; Pentecostalism and the politics of prophetic power - ambivalences of modernity in Ghana, Rijk van Dijk; from domination to participation - the politics of religion, ethnicity and socio-cultural models in northern Cameroon, Quentin Gausset; seek ye first the Christian political kingdom - the Bible as a political model in the Nigerian middle belt, Niels Kastfelt.

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  • ISBN13: 9781850654445
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 236
  • ID: 9781850654445
  • ISBN10: 1850654441

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