Tainted Legacy: Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria by Yusufu Turaki, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Tainted Legacy: Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria

Tainted Legacy: Islam, colonialism and slavery in Northern Nigeria

by Yusufu Turaki
     
 

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In recent years violent attacks by Muslims in Nigeria have left thousands of Christians dead. This important study traces the origins of this crisis to the historical impact of Islam on Northern Nigeria. The author explores Islamic colonialism and slavery in West Africa and how their malign influence was entrenched by the British colonial administration. He

Overview

In recent years violent attacks by Muslims in Nigeria have left thousands of Christians dead. This important study traces the origins of this crisis to the historical impact of Islam on Northern Nigeria. The author explores Islamic colonialism and slavery in West Africa and how their malign influence was entrenched by the British colonial administration. He explains how they have bequeathed a tainted legacy of discrimination and cruelty to the Christians of Northern Nigeria.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780982521830
Publisher:
Isaac Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2010
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

He is director of the Centre for the Study of Religion, Church and Society (CRCS). He holds a Ph.D. in Social Ethics from Boston University, and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at Yale Divinity School. He was the General Secretary of the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA), is a former National Vice-President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and worked with the Association of Evangelicals in Africa (AEA) and the International Bible Society (IBS) in Nigeria and Kenya.

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