Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa

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Drawing from research conducted in Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda, Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy offers a deeper understanding of how Christian and Islamic faith communities affect the political attitudes of those who belong to them and, in turn, prospects for liberal democracy. While many analysts believe that religious diversity in developing countries is an impediment to liberal democracy, Robert A. Dowd concludes just the opposite. Dowd draws on narrative accounts, in-depth interviews, and large-scale ...

Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy: Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780190225216

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