Religions In Eastern Africa Under Globalization

Religions In Eastern Africa Under Globalization

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INTRODUCTION - J.N.K. Mugambi and Mary N. Getui
1. RELIGIONS IN EAST AFRICA IN THE CONTEXT OF GLOBALIZATION - J.N.K. Mugambi
· Introduction
· Religion and Culture
· Defining the Socio-Political Context
· Development as if People Mattered
· Not Angels but Agencies
· Re-Invention of Africa
· Africa in the Global Economy
· The African Union and the Role of Religion
· Conclusion
2. THE AFRICAN WORLD RELIGION AND OTHER RELIGIONS - A.B.T. Byaruhanga-Akiiki
· Introduction
· The Creator as the Source of All Life
· The Journey of Life
· The Impact of Secularism and Materialism
· Unity Beyond Religion, Race and Nationality
· Conclusion
3. TEACHING AFRICAN RELIGION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN EAST AFRICA - Adam arap Chepkwony
· Introduction
· Public Universities
· Private Universities
· African Religion in the Comparative Study of Religions
· Problems Facing the Study of African Religion
· Some Recommendations
· Conclusion
4. MAINLINE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES-A HISTORICAL SURVEY - Zablon Nthamburi
· Introduction
· Ludwig Krapf
· The Missionary Scramble for Africa
· The Namugongo Martyrs
· The Revival in East Africa
· The Church and Human Development
· Women's Contribution
5. THE DYNAMISM OF CHRISTIANITY IN EAST AFRICA - Fidon Mwombeki
· Introduction
· Evangelistic Dynamism
· Ecumenical Dynamism
· Theological Dynamism
· Social Dynamism
6. AFRICAN INSTITUTED CHURCHES- A PERSPECTIVE FROM KENYA 101 - Philomena N. Mwaura
· Introduction
· Major Types and Characteristics
· A Brief History of African
Instituted Churches
· Contributions of AICs to African Christianity
· Challenges Facing AICs Today
· Conclusion
7. EMERGING NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN UGANDA - Therese Tinkasiimire
· Introduction
· New Movements of Indigenous Origin.
· New Religious Movements from Abroad
· Conclusion
8. MUSLIM DIVERSITIES AND QUESTS FOR ISLAMIC LEADERSHIP IN MOMBASA DURING THE COLONIAL PERIOD - Hassan Mwakimako
· Introduction
· Mombasa, Gongwa, Mvita and Kongowea
· 'Insiders and Outsiders' in Mombasa
· Influences of Early Islam in Mombasa
· Leadership along the Kenya Coast
· Early British Interests in Mombasa
· Conclusion
9. THE BAHÁ'Í FAITH IN EAST AFRICA - Mark Perry
· Introduction
· Establishment of the Bahá'í in East Africa
· Ceremonies and Spiritual Observances
· The Bahá'í Practice of Unity
· Decline of Rapid Expansion
· The Notion of Development in the Bahá'í Faith
· Bahá'í Laws and Local Traditions
· Academic Study of the Bahá'í Faith
· Conclusion
10. HOLY SPIRIT ASOCIATION FOR UNIFICATION OF WORLD CHRISTIANITY (UNIFICATION CHURCH) - Francis Inanga
· Introduction
· The Mission of Sun Myung Moon
· The Divine Principle
· The Great Blessings
· The Fall of Humanity
· Consequences of the Doctrine of the Fall
· Mission of the Messiah
· The Unification Church in East Africa
· The Unification Movement
11. THE BASIC TENETS OF THE ARYA SAMAJ AND ITS ESTABLISHMENT IN NAIROBI - Kennedy Otsola
· Introduction
· Difinitions of Hinduism
· The Common Precepts of Hinduism
· The life and Theology of Dayananda Sarasvati
· The basic Teachings of the Arya Samaj
· Establishment of the Arya Samaj in Nairobi
· Organisation of the Nairobi Arya Samaj
12. THE HARE KRSHNA MOVEMENT - O.M.J. Nandi
· Introduction
· Biography of the ISKCON Founder
· Membership
· Beliefs and Practices
· ISKON and Other Religions
13. SECULARISM AND EMERGING RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS - Aylward Shorter
· Introduction
· Secularism in Africa
· Secularism and Urbanisation
· Secularism and the Urban Poor
· Secularism and the Mass Media
· Secularism and the Rise of Pentecostalism
· Emerging Religious Movements and the Faith Gospel Tradition
· Secularism, "New Age" and Cosmic Religion
· Conclusion

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Editors J.N.K. Mugambi and Mary N. Getui
Publisher Acton Publishers
Category Out of Print
Type Out of Print
Pages 0
Language English
ISBN 9966-888-73-X
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