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Title:Religion and state in Tanzania revisited: reflections from 50 years of independence
Editors:Ndaluka, Thomas
Wijsen, FransISNI
Year:2014
Issue:7
Pages:208
Language:English
Series:Interreligious studies
City:Berlin
Publisher:Lit Verlag
ISBN:3643905467; 9783643905468
Geographic term:Tanzania
Subjects:religion
Church and State
religious history
Islamic movements
Christianity
African religions
social change
Abstract:This book looks at the relationship between religion and State in Tanzania as a feature of the Tanzanian social scene from pre-colonial and colonial to post-colonial times. The authors examine the changes in the character of religion and State relations, especially after independence, and the way these changes are experienced in different communities (particularly by African traditionalists, Muslims and Christians). The book studies the nature of the relationship between religion and State, the way it is conceptualized and experienced, and the implications for the democratic aspirations of pluralist Tanzania. Contributions by Hamza Njozi, Thomas Ndaluka, Bertram Mapunda, Oswald Masebo, Salvatory Nyanto, M. Kilaini, Frans Wijsen, Francis Lyimo, Ahmad Kipacha, Justina Dugbazah, Simeon Mesaki, Richard Sambaiga, Evaristi Magotti, Huruma Sigalla and Sam Maghimbi. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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