Religion in public spaces: emerging Muslim–Christian polemics in Ethiopia

@article{Abbink2011ReligionIP,
  title={Religion in public spaces: emerging Muslim–Christian polemics in Ethiopia},
  author={J. Abbink},
  journal={African Affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={110},
  pages={253-274}
}
  • J. Abbink
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • African Affairs
In Ethiopia, as in other parts of Africa, relations between Christians and Muslims show a new dynamic under the impact of both state policies and global connections. Religious identities are becoming more dominant as people's primary public identity, and more ideological. This development has ramifications for the 'public sphere', where identities of a religious nature are currently presented and contested in a self-consciously polemical fashion. This shared space of national political and… Expand
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