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Title Mapping Eastleigh for Christian-Muslim relations / edited by C.B. Peter, Joseph M. Wandera, Willem J.E. Jansen
Published Limuru, Kenya : Zapf Chancery Publishers Africa Ltd., 2013
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Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; INTRODUCTION -Mapping this Book; CHAPTER ONE -Mapping the Contexts of Eastleigh; Abstract; Introduction; A Short History of Eastleigh; Demography of Eastleigh; Socio-economic and Political Context of Eastleigh; Islamic Religious Context of Eastleigh; Open-Air Preaching; Conclusion; Bibliography; CHAPTER TWO -Mapping the Diversity of Eastleigh; Abstract; Introduction; Navigating a Neighbourhood; Eastleigh and the Media; Bibliography
CHAPTER THREE -- Mapping Eastleigh as a Public Platform: The World of StreetPreachersAbstract; Background; Public Preaching; Effects of Sermons; The Sermons; Some Characteristics of Eastleigh Sermons; Towards Diapraxis as a Model for Interfaith Engagement; Conclusion; Bibliography; CHAPTER FOUR -A Street Preacher's Da'wah; CHAPTER FIVE -- A Sūfī Perspective on Christian-Muslim Relations in Eastleighand Beyond; Abstract; Introduction; The Dignity of All Humanity; Respect for the Beliefs of Non-Muslims; The Just Treatment of Non-Muslims; Generosity Towards Non-Muslims
Christian-Muslim Relations in EastleighCHAPTER SIX -- Mapping Eastleigh for Christian-Muslim Relations:A Project Report; Abstract; Introduction; Research in Mapping; Significance; Data Interpretation and Analysis; Phenomenology of Mapping-I; Phenomenology of Mapping-II; Conclusion; CHAPTER SEVEN -How Mapping Can Build Christian-Muslim Relationships; 'Little Mogadishu'; Eastleigh on the Map; Tempers Start Flaring Up: The Hot Spots on the Maps; Imam Ashafa and Pastor James; United in Grief; APPENDIX 1 -The Eastleigh Mapping Pictorial; APPENDIX 2 -List of Contributors; APPENDIX 3 -List of Mappers
APPENDIX 4 -- Letter from the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslim (SUPKEM)Supporting the Eastleigh Mapping ProjectBack cover
Summary Can Christian-Muslim relations be better understood and even interfaith conflicts resolved if Christians and Muslims joined together in an existential and phenomenological engagement with common spatiality? To answer this question, 12 Christian students from St. Paulís University, Limuru, Kenya and 12 Muslim students from Eastleigh, Nairobi mapped the 12 streets of Eastleigh, a sprawling Nairobi suburb largely populated by Somali Muslis. The mapping method in the above exercise was phenomenological, that is, mapping spatiality as a ìlived experienceî and interpreting spatial observations in li
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Christianity and other religions -- Islam
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity
Christianity -- Kenya -- Eastleigh
Islam -- Kenya -- Eastleigh
RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Social Issues.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Interfaith relations
Form Electronic book
Author Peter, C. B
Wandera, Joseph
Jansen, Willem J. E
LC no. 2012314932
ISBN 9789966040626 (electronic bk.)
9966040625 (electronic bk.)