[Islam in Ghana]

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Mustapha, T., Islam in Ghana

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Martin Luther King Fellows In Black Religious Studies, Inc. Collection

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T. Mustapha gives presentation on Islam in Ghana. In his presentation he discusses the history of Islam and Christianity in Africa.

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00:00:05 Audio begins with Dr. Henry Mitchell talking about Black religion and the movement of Black religion and introduces Mr. Mustapha.

00:00:53 Mr. Mustapha talks about passage from the Koran.

00:02:24 Talks about how Islam as a religion is a fairly recent phenomenon in Africa because Christianity was already established in Northern African in Nubia and Abyssinia.

00:02:50 Talks about Islam sweeping Christianity from the North African coast.

00:06:02 Talks about trade development.

00:07:20 Talks about three categories of Muslims in the Ghana context and conversion.

00:15:12 Talks about how Islam has become integrated into the political and social system.

00:22:09 Talks about Jihadists.

00:28:40 Talks about how Islam itself has been variously defined.

00:40:31 Talks about his experience and missionaries and Methodist church.

00:48:20 Talks about missing Muslim faith with indigenous African religions.

01:01:36 Audio ends.


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