(Interfaith Series, Vol. III).

by Hyacinth Kalu



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/15/2011

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 104
ISBN : 9781462029440
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 104
ISBN : 9781462029457

About the Book

Given the amazing interest in interfaith relationships among the religions in Nigeria, and the desire to proffer a better approach to these relationships , this book proposes a trialogical approach as a solution to the religious conflicts and crises that have become the order of the in Nigeria. In this approach, no religion is left out; all (ATR, Islam, and Christianity) are treated as equal partners in seeking and offering solutions towards better relationships among religious followers and the Nigerian people. Interfaith relationships and activities involving all three religions in Nigeria (ATR, Islam and Christianity) without excluding any, is a powerful tool for promoting religious harmony, peace and cooperation for the stability and advancement of our nation. This volume offers the guidelines and practical activities towards making trialogical relationships possible and fruitful among the followers of African Traditional Religion, Muslims, and Christians in Nigeria.

About the Author

Hyacinth Kalu, Ph.D., is a Nigerian born Catholic Priest and a scholar with great passion for research, teaching and learning. He holds degrees in diverse academic fields of study including Religion, Education, Theology, Philosophy, Interfaith, and Culture, from Universities and Institutions around the World. He studied at University of the West, Rosemead, California; California Coast University, Santa Ana, California; Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California; Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont; United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.; all in the United States of America. He also studied at the St. Joseph Major Seminary, an affiliate of Pontifical Urban University, Rome; and Bigard Memorial Seminary, Nigeria. He specializes in Comparative Religion, and translates his research and scholarship into classroom and concrete daily-live examples. He is the author of the following books, The Word Took Flesh: Incarnating the Christian Message in Igbo Land of Nigeria in the Light of Vatican II’s Theology of Inculturation; Essays on World Religious Thoughts: A Comparative Study; The Nigerian Nation and Religion (Interfaith Series, Vol. I); Together as One: Interfaith Relationships in Nigeria. (Interfaith Series, Vol. II).