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by B. Knighton


A rich volume full of original insight

A rich volume full of original insight. This book is a genuinely valuable and necessary contribution to the study of Kenya, and indeed religion and politics in Africa.

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The significance of religion to the political identity of Iran is made obvious by its self-designation as an Islamic Republic. This is complicated further by instances where Iran appears to favor non-Muslim states in their conflicts with Muslim peoples, seemingly at odds with the core values outlined in the 1979 Constitution. Islamic law (Shari ‘a) permeates every aspect of a devout Muslim’s existence, and a Muslim nation’s practices. Islamic attitudes vary toward the legitimacy of international law and international agreements according to clerical and secular, official and unofficial, state-actor and non-state actor laws, policies, and practices.

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These essays focus on both this courageous man and the various aspects of the political mosaic in Kenya at that time to 2008, in an effort to bring . Ben Knighton teaches African religions in the African Studies Centre at Oxford

These essays focus on both this courageous man and the various aspects of the political mosaic in Kenya at that time to 2008, in an effort to bring out the religious dimensions of Kenyan and African politics. Ben Knighton teaches African religions in the African Studies Centre at Oxford. Besides journal articles and chapters in collected volumes, he has published a monograph entitled The Vitality of Karamojong Religion: Dying tradition or living faith? Bibliographic information.

Religion and Politics in Kenya: Essays in Honor of a Meddlesome Priest, Ed. by Ben Knighton. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009

Religion and Politics in Kenya: Essays in Honor of a Meddlesome Priest, Ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. It represents an unusual and exciting opposition between church and state that collapsed after Gitari retired as Archbishop, but might yet be renewed

Religion and politics have a most ambiguous relationship in African studies. Western Kenya had experienced pillage and slave-raiding by Arab and Swahili safaris, who depended on Central Kenya for purchasing food supplies.

Religion and politics have a most ambiguous relationship in African studies. Among African students of religion, it has become an acknowledged orthodoxy that, at least from a precolonial perspective, religion and politics are one in Africa.

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Addresses the various political aspects of the Kenyan political mosaic during the time of Bishop David Gitari, later Archbishop 1997-2002. These essays focus on both this courageous man and the various aspects of the political mosaic in Kenya at that time to 2008, in an effort to bring out the religious dimensions of Kenyan and African politics.

Religion and Politics in Kenya: Essays in Honor of a Meddlesome Priest epub download

ISBN13: 978-0230614871

ISBN: 0230614876

Author: B. Knighton

Category: History

Subcategory: World

Language: English

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2009 edition (October 13, 2009)

Pages: 294 pages

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