TITLE

Enemy's Enemy

AUTHOR(S)
Rice, Andrew
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;8/9/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that evangelical Christianity is spreading in Africa. Africa's evangelicals, who may be one of the strongest pro-American blocs in the world; Libya, Saudi Arabia and several Persian Gulf monarchies which are pouring money into Africa to promote Islam; growing religious tension in which many Africans have begun to see America's wars as extensions of their own struggles at home; Uganda, where Muslim clergy are infuriated by the proselytizing of evangelicals; Anger which has spawned sectarian violence in Nigeria and elsewhere; Harsh rhetoric and increasing radicalization on both sides in Uganda.
ACCESSION #
13998222

 

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