Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria

Thursday, 24 January 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria

Date & Time: Thursday 24 January, 19:00 – 20:30
Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS

This book by Ebenezer Obadare is the first comprehensive study of the complex and often incendiary role played by religion in contemporary Nigerian democracy.

About the Series

Written by experts with an unrivalled knowledge of the continent, African Arguments is a series of concise, engaging books that address the key issues currently facing Africa. Topical and thought-provoking, accessible but in-depth, they provide essential reading for anyone interested in getting to the heart of both why contemporary Africa is the way it is and how it is changing. The African Arguments series is published for the International African Institute by Zed Books in association with the Royal African Society and the World Peace Foundation.

Further details to be announced.