Transformations in Islamic Education in Ghana

by David Owusu-Ansah

Interview with Rev. Dr. Nathan Samwini,

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Creator: Owusu-Ansah, David
Samwini, Reverend Dr. Nathan
Biography: Dr. Samwini, Director of Christian-Muslim Relations at the Ghana Christian Council, described himself as a Muslim who converted to Christianity. He was a priest of the Methodist church prior to his assignment at the Ghana Christian Council. He received his doctoral degree from Birmingham University in the UK. His dissertation was published in 2002 under the title The Muslim Resurgence in Ghana Since 1950: Its Effect upon Muslim and Christian Relations (Münster-Hamburg-Berlin and London: Lit Verlag).
Description: The interview focused on the function and structure of the Ghana Christian Council. The larger idea was to discuss the role of the Council in inter-denominational and inter-faith dialogue in the country.
Date: July 18, 2005
Date Range: 2000-2009
Location: Greater Accra, Ghana
Format: Audio/mp3
Language: English
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: David Owusu-Ansah; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: David Owusu-Ansah