Nigeria, Dialogue Based on the Theology of Hospitality
Keywords:Nigeria, Africa, religious pluralism, diversity, hospitality, interreligious dialogue, religious violence, Muslim-Christian dialogue
Conclusion: It is needless to state that religion is both a source of conflict and a resource for peace but that attention is being devoted in recent times to the deployment of religion as an instrument for peace. Therefore, it is my view that the greatest treasure that religion can contribute to the transformation of conflict in Nigeria is theological. And based on the Christian theology of an ethic of hospitality, I recommended the need to pursue a theology of hospitality for Nigeria. The Church in Nigeria must seek to understand, teach and practice it in its relationship with Muslims. It is hoped that such a theology of hospitality will make Nigeria more liveable, more peaceful and more reconciled. Some strategies to achieve these are the task of the next chapter.
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