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  • How Islam influences women's paid non-farm employment: Evidence from 26 Indonesian and 37 Nigerian provinces.
    Spierings, Niels (2014)
    Review of Religious Research 56:3: 399-431.

    Analyzes 2003 Demographic and Health Survey data for Indonesia & Nigeria. Muslim/Christian comparisons do not show differences in women's gainful employment, but traditionalist forms of Islam & Islamic province legislation locates women's gainful work in the home.

    Associated Search Terms: Islam, Indonesia; Work; Women; Sharia; Nigeria; Gender role; Indonesia; Gender traditionalism; Islam, Nigeria; Law
  • Religious public discourses and institutional structures: A cross-national analysis of Catholicism in Chile, Ireland, and Nigeria.
    Conway, Brian (2014)
    Sociological Perspectives 57:2: 149-166.

    Analyzes pastoral statements of Catholic episcopal conferences.

    Associated Search Terms: Discourse; Content analysis; Comparative; Catholic, Nigeria; Catholic, Chile; Catholic, Ireland
  • Past in the Present: Indigenous Leadership and Party Politics among the Amasiri of Southeastern Nigeria.
    Obinna, Elijah (2011)
    In Barbara Jones Denison (ed.) History, Time, Meaning, and Memory. Ideas for the Sociology of Religion. Leiden: Brill, pp. 81-110.

    Description of the Amasiri indigenous system of governance, of which ancestor respect is a dimension.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Ancestor; Amasiri (Nigerian ethnic group)
  • The Bonnke Effect: Encounters with Transnational Evangelism in Southeastern Nigeria.
    Anugwom, Edlyne E. (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 211-226.

    Based on interviews with 60 attenders at a Reinhard Bonnke crusade in Nsukka, Nigeria.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Revivalism; Revival; Transnational; Pentecostal, Nigeria
  • The Pan-African Church: National, Self, and Spirit in Winners' Chapel, Nigeria.
    Krinsky, Samuel (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 229-251.

    Includes an account of 2006 Shiloh, a revival in Ota, Nigeria.

    Associated Search Terms: Revivalism; Revival; Pentecostal, Nigeria; Nigeria; Transnational
  • The Visa God: Would-be Migrants and the Instrumentalization of Religion.
    Obadare, Ebenezer, and Wale Adebanwi (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 31-48.

    Would-be migrants internationalize their religion before emigrating. Based on 2004-08 field work among Nigerian migrants before & after migration.

    Associated Search Terms: Transnational; Nigeria; Migration; Migrant
  • On the Inscrutability of the Ways of God: The Transnationalization of Pentecostalism on the West African Coast.
    Noret, Joël (2010)
    In Afe Adogame and James V. Spickard (eds.) Religion Crossing Boundaries. Transnational Religious and Social Dynamics in Africa and the New African Diaspora. Leiden: Brill, pp. 107-122.

    Institutionalized churches organize around offices, personalized ones around personal charisma. Transnational relationships among churches follow suit.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Foursquare Gospel, Nigeria; Nigeria; Institutionalization; Benin; Assemblies of God, Benin; Transnational; Ministère d'Evangéliisation et du Perfectionnement
  • Political Spiritualities. The Pentecostal Revolution in Nigeria.
    Marshall, Ruth (2009)
    Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Politics, Nigeria; Pentecostal, Nigeria
  • History, Community Milieu, and Christian-Muslim Differentials in Contraceptive Use in Sub-Saharan Africa.
    Agadjanian, Victor, Scott T. Yabiku, and Lubayna Fawcett (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:3:462-479.

    1990-2004 surveys; Christians were more likely to use contraception in Nigeria unless the local Muslim population was large. In Tanzania only proportion of Muslims in the locality predicted contraceptive use.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Christian, Tanzania; Islam, Nigeria; Tanzania; Christian, Nigeria; Birth control; Islam, Tanzania
  • Thy Kingdom Come. The Advent, Growth and Role of the Catholic Church in Nigeria 1913-2007.
    Nnoruka, Sylvanus Ifeanyichukwu (2007)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Associated Search Terms: Community study; Nigeria, Umudioka; Missions; Catholic, Nigeria
  • The Yorùbá Traditional Healing of Nigeria.
    Adekson, Mary Olufunmilayo (2003)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Nigeria; Magic; Yorubans; Healing
  • The global and local in Nigerian Pentecostalism.
    Marshall-Fratani, Ruth (2001)
    In André Corten and Ruth Marshall-Fratani (eds.) Between Babel and Pentecost: Transnational Pentecostalism in Africa and Latin America. Bloomington: Indiana University press, pp. 80-105.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, Nigeria; Globalization; Nigeria
  • Christian Consecrated Life in Sub-Saharan Africa: Past and Present Challenges.
    Onyajekwe, Marcellinus C. (2001)
    Social Compass 48:4: 573-591.

    Examines complications from Igbo culture for the European-modeled consecrated life.

    Associated Search Terms: Orders/congregations; Igbo; Nigeria
  • L'Église de Fa au Bénin.
    Surgy, Albert de (1996)
    Social Compass 43:2: 209-224.

    Associated Search Terms: Geomancy; Fa-Church; Adaptation; Benin; Nigeria
  • Religious Impact on the Nation State. The Nigerian Predicament.
    Williams, Pat (1995)
    Aldershot, U.K.: Avebury.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Nigeria; Nigeria
  • Holy Nigerian Nationalism and Apocalyptic Visions of the Nation.
    Igwara, Obi (1995)
    Nations and Nationalism 1:3: 327-355.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Apocalyptic; Nationalism
  • The role of religious leaders in changing sexual behaviour in southwest Nigeria in an era of AIDS.
    Orubuloye, I. Olatunji, John C. Caldwell, and Pat Caldwell (1993)
    Health Transition Review 3: 93-104.

    Associated Search Terms: AIDS; Clergy; Health; Nigeria; Sexual activity
  • An African Case Study of Political Islam: Nigeria.
    Hunwick, John (1992)
    Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 524: 143-155.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Islam, Nigeria; Case study; Politics, Nigeria
  • Recompositions sacrificielles au Nigeria contemporain.
    Nicolas, Guy (1991)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 32:2: 299-326.

    Sees sacrifice to ancestors as central to African cultures & points to its persistence in Nigeria in the shadow of the monotheist religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Sacrifice; Ancestor
  • Obituary and Ancestral Worship: Analysis of a Contemporary Cultural Form in Nigeria.
    Lawuyi, Olatunde Bayo (1988)
    Sociological Analysis 48:4: 372-379.

    Content analysis of the 1985 obituaries for Yoruba people in the Daily Times of Nigeria; focuses on age of the deceased & traditions about ancestors.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Nigeria; Yorubans; Age; Death
  • The Social Impact of Nigeria's New Religious Movements.
    Mbon, Friday M. (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.) New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 177-196.

    Focuses on movements that are neither nativistic, Islamic, nor Christian, but have emerged to address felt contemporary anxieties of people in Nigeria.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Nigeria
  • Religious, Social and Economic Factors Hindering the Education of Girls in Northern Nigeria.
    Csapo, Marg (1981)
    Comparative Education 17: 311-319.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Nigeria; Islam, Nigeria; Education
  • Strains and Facilities in the Interpretation of an African Prophet Movement.
    Mitchell, Robert Cameron (1979)
    In Louis Kriesberg (ed.) Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. A Research Annual, vol. 2. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 187-218.

    Economic & health-related strains readied some of the Yoruba subtribes for the Babalola Movement (Christ Apostolic Cuhrch).

    Associated Search Terms: Babalola Movement; Healing; Nigeria, Ilesha; Christ Apostolic Church; Prophet; New religions; Historical; Social movement
  • The Religious Situation in Nigeria Today: A Sociological Analysis.
    Ilogu, Edmund (1975)
    Présence africaine 96: 504-524.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria
  • Re-incarnation: A Socio-religious Phenomenon among the Ibo-speaking Riverines of the Lower Niger.
    Chegwe, Austin O. (1974)
    Cahiers de religions africaines 7/13: 79-111.

    Describes a cultural belief in re-incarnation that is not only a religious doctrine but pervades the entire culture.

    Associated Search Terms: Nigeria; Reincarnation
  • Old Wine in New Wineskins: Traditionalists and Christians among the Rukuba.
    Muller, Jean-Claude (1974)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 38: 49-62.

    Based on 1964-67, '71-72 field work; explores views about converting or not converting to Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Rukuba; Nigeria, Benue-Plateau State; Conversion
  • Magical Medicine: A Nigerian Case Study.
    Maclean, Una (1971)
    Baltimore, Maryland: Penguin

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Nigeria; Healing; Medical
  • Modern African elite of Jos.
    Plotnicov, Leonard (1970)
    In A. Tuden and L. Plotnicov (eds.) Stratification in Africa. New York: Free Press.

    Modern elites in Jos, Nigeria, tend toward major Christian denominations: Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic; traditional elites tend to be Moslem.

    Associated Search Terms: Anglican, Nigeria; Elite; Nigeria, Jos; Islam, Nigeria; Methodist, Nigeria; Catholic, Nigeria
  • Religious Change and Modernization: The Aladura Churches among the Yoruba in Southwestern Nigeria.
    Mitchell, Robert Cameron (1970)
    Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Northwestern University.

    Associated Search Terms: Aladura Church, Africa; Nigeria; Modernization; Change; Yorubans
  • Conceptions of Christianity in the Context of Tropical Africa: Nigerian Reaction to its Advent.
    Schuyler, Joseph B. (1968)
    In C.C. Baeta (ed.) Christianity in tropical Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 220-225.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Missions; Christian, Africa; Nigeria
  • Impact of Christianity on Tropical Africa. Problems in the Analytical Perspective.
    Schuyler, Joseph B. (1967)
    African Ecclesiastical Review 9: 129-143.

    Conceptualizations of Christianity by people in tropical Africa & Nigerian appraisals of its advent.

    Associated Search Terms: Africa; Nigeria; Christian, Africa
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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