Religion and African Civil Wars

Edited by

Niels Kastfelt

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Religion and African Civil Wars Paperback
January 2005£20.00
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This work analyses the part played by religion – be it Christianity, Islam or traditional beliefs – in the civil wars and insurgent conflicts that have scarred Africa. Topics include the role of religious institutions in these conflicts and religion’s role in legitimizing violence and war.


Niels Kastfelt is a Lecturer at the Institute of Church History, University of Copenhagen.