THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND RELIGIOUS IMPLICATIONS OF BURIAL AND FUNERAL RITES IN ONICHA EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND RELIGIOUS IMPLICATIONS OF BURIAL AND FUNERAL RITES IN ONICHA EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Death is a passage from this earthly life to the world beyond. The death of any member of the family leaves us with fear, sorrow and pain. Therefore, the duty owed to the dead by the living is a …

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THE EVALUATION OF METHODIST MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES IN NKANULAND (1910-2000)

THE EVALUATION OF METHODIST MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES IN NKANULAND (1910-2000). ABSTRACT Since 1843, when Methodist church came to Nigeria from England, it has spread to many areas of this country. It  has created much influence in many areas and the church has contributed immensely in shaping  the history of Nkanuland in a especially way. Understandably it …

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FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DOMINANT PRESENCE OF ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ODOZOR

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DOMINANT PRESENCE OF ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ODOZOR ABSTRACT The subject of study is the dominant presence of Roman Catholic Church in Odozor; the desire to undertake this study is motivated by the curiosity to understand the factor for the dominant presence of Roman Catholic in Odozor. In carrying out this …

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CHIEFTAINCY AND KINGSHIP TUSSLE IN IGBOLAND: A CASE STUDY OF OGIDI COMMUNITY ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA. (1904 -2010)

CHIEFTAINCY AND KINGSHIP TUSSLE IN IGBOLAND: A CASE STUDY OF OGIDI COMMUNITY ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA. (1904 -2010) ABSTRACT This research work centers on investigating the factors responsible for Chieftaincy and Kingship tussle with specific focus on Ogidi community of Anambra State of Nigeria. It was aimed at exploring the origin, the causes, the effects and …

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THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES ON THE PREVENTION OF LESBIANISM AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN NIGERIA INSTITUTIONS. A CASE STUDY OF ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO

THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES ON THE PREVENTION OF LESBIANISM AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN NIGERIA INSTITUTIONS. A CASE STUDY OF ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO ABSTRACT This research is a study carried out to determine The Role of Religious Studies on the Prevention of Lesbianism among Undergraduates in Nigeria Institutions, A case study of Adekunle Ajasin University, …

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BAIYERI, HEZEKIAH BANJI BELIEF IN REINCARNATION AMONG THE IGBO OF NIGERIA- A CHALLENGE TO CHRISTIANITY

BAIYERI, HEZEKIAH BANJI BELIEF IN REINCARNATION AMONG THE IGBO OF NIGERIA- A CHALLENGE TO CHRISTIANITY ABSTRACT Every religious belief – ancient and modern is rooted in traditions of the religious system. Its dynamism is assessed through the process of continuity and discontinuity. The most interesting part of this work is based on the fact that …

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ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS CONFLICTS IN KADUNA AND PLATEAU STATES- IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

ETHNIC AND RELIGIOUS CONFLICTS IN KADUNA AND PLATEAU STATES- IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The research problem of this study is “Ethnic and religious conflicts in Kaduna and Plateau States and their Implications for the Socio- Economic and political development of Nigeria”. The incessant ethnic and religious conflicts have become a major problem confronting …

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INCULTURATION IN AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN IGBOLAND 1960-2007

INCULTURATION IN AFRICAN INDEPENDENT CHURCHES IN IGBOLAND 1960-2007 ABSTRACT The title of this work is inculturation in African independent churches in Igboland 1960-2007. Igboland is no longer a virgin soil as far as Christianity is concerned. Igboland has been in contact with Christianity for over a century and has been responding positively and negatively to …

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INFLUENCE OF RELIGION ON THE NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY (1960 – 2012)

INFLUENCE OF RELIGION ON THE NIGERIAN DEMOCRACY (1960 – 2012) ABSTRACT The thrust of this work, “Influence of Religion on the Nigerian Democracy” discussed the impacts of Religion on the Nigerian society which is being run under democratic governance. Historical research method was used in this thesis. The data collections, among other sources, were comprised …

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RELIGION- A HEALING BALM FOR VICTIMS OF PROTRACTED TERMINAL DISEASES IN NIGERIA.

RELIGION- A HEALING BALM FOR VICTIMS OF PROTRACTED TERMINAL DISEASES IN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT People who live with protracted terminal disease experience stigmatization, abhorrence and hatred from people who once loved them. It is not uncommon also for terminally ill patients to feel insecure, hapless and depressed. The aforesaid supposition is most likely considering the reaction …

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THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NIGER DELTA CRISIS IN GOKHANA- LAND 1931-2010.

THE APOSTOLIC CHURCH AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NIGER DELTA CRISIS IN GOKHANA- LAND 1931-2010. ABSTRACT The main aim and concern of the thesis were to evaluate the role and contributions of the Apostolic Church Gokhana in the management of the Gokhana crisis, and the Niger Delta conflict. The study employed the descriptive and historical …

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THE CHALLENGES OF TIV TRADITIONAL HEALING IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION.

THE CHALLENGES OF TIV TRADITIONAL HEALING IN THE ERA OF GLOBALIZATION. ABSTRACT Traditional medicine and healing is a cultural heritage that forms part and parcel of a people’s intrinsic reality. It is the basis for all medicines, developed by different cultures of the world. Among traditional societies, this form of healing still remains the main …

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THE CHURCH AND HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES AGAINST THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN AMONG THE NSUKKA PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

THE CHURCH AND HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES AGAINST THE RIGHTS OF WOMEN AMONG THE NSUKKA PEOPLE OF NIGERIA ABSTRACT This work has its thrust as the harmful traditional practices against the rights of women among Nsukka Northern Igbo people and the role of the church in solving these problems. There are lots of problems which women …

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THE IMPLICATIONS OF RAPID DEVELOPMENT ON IGBO SENSE OF COMMUNALISM

THE IMPLICATIONS OF RAPID DEVELOPMENT ON IGBO SENSE OF COMMUNALISM ABSTRACT Communalism is the practice of people living together sharing things and responsibilities in common. It entrenched the norm of mutual assistance among the members of the society and brought about cordial harmonious living devoid of self. This leads to bearing one another’s burden in …

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THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN) IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (CAN) IN THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT This work seeks to examine the role the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has played over the years in dealing with societal problems in Nigeria.  The historical method was adopted in the study.  Library research was carried …

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WOMEN AND THE ISSUE OF HEAD COVERING IN 1 CORINTHIANS 112 – 16 IMPLICATIONS FOR CHURCHES IN AROCHUKWU

WOMEN AND THE ISSUE OF HEAD COVERING IN 1 CORINTHIANS 112 – 16 IMPLICATIONS FOR CHURCHES IN AROCHUKWU ABSTRACT The issue of female Christians covering their heads during worship has been a controversial thing. During the time of Paul, the controversy was there, and the Apostle handled it. Thereafter the matter was laid to rest …

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ALIOHA’S LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PENTECOSTALISM IN IGBOLAND (1912-1997)

ALIOHA’S LIFE AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO PENTECOSTALISM IN IGBOLAND (1912-1997) ABSTRACT The aberrations that exist among Pentecostals in Igboland of Nigeria have created doubts on the minds of people on what true Pentecostal spirituality is all about.  The excesses which include monetization of anointing, flamboyant life-style of some Pentecostal preachers and prosperity gospel among others have …

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AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE MEN AND CHRISTIAN HEALING MINISTRIES IN NIGERIAN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY- A COMPARATIVE APPROACH

AFRICAN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE MEN AND CHRISTIAN HEALING MINISTRIES IN NIGERIAN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY- A COMPARATIVE APPROACH ABSTRACT  The concept of healing in both African Traditional Religion and Christianity poses serious problems to the understanding of healing in our society. Although the thoughts of both religions concerning healing appear to be same, there is bitter disagreement on …

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A HISTORICAL STUDY OF PROSPERITY GOSPEL PREACHING IN NIGERIA, 1970-2014

A HISTORICAL STUDY OF PROSPERITY GOSPEL PREACHING IN NIGERIA, 1970-2014 ABSTRACT Prosperity gospel preaching is a double-barrelled socio-religious phenomenon which is fast becoming one of the most significant expressions of Christianity and is remarkably wielding a pervasive influence within the Nigerian religious space. As a dominant strain of popular spirituality, prosperity gospel has remained a …

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