Community-based Pedagogies, Religion and Conflict Resolution in Kaduna, Nigeria

Authored by: Colette Harris

The Ashgate Research Companion to Religion and Conflict Resolution

Print publication date:  November  2012
Online publication date:  March  2016

Print ISBN: 9781409410898
eBook ISBN: 9781315613505
Adobe ISBN: 9781317041832


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Religion has been hailed as both a significant cause of many recent outbreaks of violent conflict and a factor in peace-building efforts at their ends (Moix 2006). Aside from the more usual mediation techniques used in secular conflict resolution (e.g. see Deutsch et al 2006), religious approaches to conflict resolution go beyond merely involving religious leaders to strategies based on sects’ own belief systems.

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