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Title:Culture, development & religious change: the Nigerian perspective
Editors:Iheanacho, N.
Kilani, O.
Year:2016
Pages:401
Language:English
City:Port Harcourt
Publisher:M & J Grand Orbit Communications
ISBN:9785420841; 9789785420845; 9785420884; 9789785420883
Geographic term:Nigeria
Subjects:social change
development
religion
Islam
Christianity
culture
Abstract:This volume, which is divided into five parts, presents a collection of essays on culture, development and religious change in Nigeria. Contents: Introduction; Part one - Concepts and theoretical alignments; Chapter 1. The evolution, conception and theoretical matrix of culture (Kingsley I. Owete & Ngozi N. Iheanacho); Chapter 2. Dynamics and models of social and culture change (Otu A. Ekpenyong & Jones U. Odili); Chapter 3. Development theories and culture change in Nigeria (Eze Wosu); Chapter 4. Boko Haram in theoretical conception and socio-cultural matters arising (Ngozi N. Iheanacho & John Clerk Koko). Part two - Social institutions, culture change & development; Chapter 5. Culture and development (Kingsley Owete & Oviomaigho Jerry Ikechukwu); Chapter 6. The family institution and social change (Jones U. Odili); Chapter 7. The precariousness of culture change and Nigeria's education system (Jonah U. Nwogu); Chapter 8. Cultural practices and sustainable development in Ogoniland ( Dinebari Badey). Part three - Religious traditions and change experience. Chapter 9. Modern social forces of religious change and the experience of the oriental religions (Jacob Dick Asuevia & Priscillia O. Wariboko); Chapter 10. Trend analysis of change in modern Islam (Abdulrazaq O. Kilani & Kenoye O. Igoniko); Chapter 11. Religious challenge and change in modern times: the experience of Christianity and Judaism (Saturday T. Nbete & Benjamin O. Onu); Chapter 12. Modern challenge in the cult of 'Ali' earthgoddess in Ikwerre traditional religion: the Christian factor (Willington O. Wotogbe & Rowland Olumati). Part four - Votaries & sectarian reaction to culture & religious change. Chapter 13. Identity and religious change (Ngozi Iheanacho & Chidiebere Ughaerumba); Chapter 14. Migrants and the problem of religion and culture change (Iheabuchi Christian & Dan I. Udoudoh); Chapter 15. The precarious impulses of religious change: fundamentalism, syncretism, revivalism & fanaticism (Kingsley Owete & Vincent Akinbayo Olusakin); Chapter 16. Boko Haram religious insurgence & national security (Madumere Ndidi Franca & Roseline C. Onyenze). Part five - Pastoral objective & the management of cultural diversity & change in Christianity. Chapter 17. Changing Nigeria's missionary heritage: the option of postcolonial critical hermeneutics in the context of culture and religion (Amadi Enoch Ahlamadu); Inculturation and management of cultural diversity in religious practice (Johb O. Obineche & Paul Ojo); Chapter 19. Benedict XVI's 'Caritas in veritate' and the need for a change in business practice in Nigerian society: an ethical analysis (Chied A. Onyiloha & Julia F.O. Awajiusuk). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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