ISBN 9789970021338
Pages 120
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 1998
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Religious Ethics in Africa

by Peter Kasenene

Africa is a religiously plural society with interaction between people of different religions and diverse value systems. The author, Professor of Comparative Religion in Uganda, describes and compares the position of traditional African religion, Christianity, Islam and Baha'i Faith on selected moral issues relevant to Africa today. His central argument is that in order to maintain their identity, African people must rediscover their ethical and moral heritage. He also argues that the new African ethical and moral systems must take into account the ethics of Christianity, Islam and the Baha'i Faith without embracing the cultures of the societies where those religions originated.

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