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Religion in Global Affairs

When in the 1980s Scott Appleby and I were first chartered to deal with one particular public expression of religion, the complex of militant fundamentalisms, we were confronted with a global scene for which we were not prepared. We soon found out al...

May 2, 2016

Debra Erickson | Nigeria | Goodluck Jonathan | Muhammadu Buhari | Boko Haram | John Kerry | colonialism | Biafra | Jos | pan-Nigerian nationalism | Christianity | Islam

Nigeria's Presidential Election: Will the Muslim Challenger Defeat the Christian Incumbent? by Debra Erickson

Out of a region usually granted just one story at a time, reports from Nigeria have multiplied in recent months, and little of it is encouraging. Presidential elections scheduled for February 14 were postponed six weeks by the government, ostensib...

March 5, 2015