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Published by Nigerian Association for Christian Studies (N.A.C.S.) in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English



  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.


  • Church buildings -- Nigeria.,
  • Church growth -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Church history.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by S.A. Adewale.
ContributionsAdewale, S.A.
LC ClassificationsBR1463.N5 P76 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 295 p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1978567M
LC Control Number90222023

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The unbridled proliferation of Pentecostal churches in the world and particularly in Africa has steered up concerns among adherents of religious faiths, onlookers and academics alike. One area that has not been critically evaluated is the role of intra-church conflicts in Pentecostal church Onyima Blessing Nonye. The economic situation of this country is one of the reason of proliferation of churches because how things are in the country, the hardship of getting money in this country today makes some. The Impact of the Proliferation of Churches on Identity Theft in Nigeria. Saron Messembe Obia. Independent Researcher/ Consultant. Abstract. The proliferation of churches has been identified as a catalyst for economic development in Nigeria, a country reputed with powerful prophets, apostles and so called “spiritual fathers”. Feb 26,  · Church Proliferation in Nigeria Society Words | 18 Pages. Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 1 No. 15 [Special Issue – October ] ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF CHURCH PROLIFERATION: THE REDEEMED CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF GOD AS A CASE STUDY IBIYINKA OLUSOLA ADESANYA, PhD DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION .

Mar 04,  · Is there anything wrong with proliferation of churches? My answer to this question is yes and no. Yes, because in Nigeria, there is no need for it since the establishment of churches has been grossly abused, with every Tom, Dick and Harry setting up a . when began to see the proliferation of churches on my street old ojo road in lagos in the early 90s i knew exactly where nigeria was heading. Poverty, unemployment, and inflation are the main reasons for the increase in churches. Jun 16,  · Church Proliferation in Nigeria Society; EKITI STATE NIGERIA Abstract The environmental effects of proliferation of churches continued to be a major concern to all and particularly those in the mainstream of environmental protection. So disturbing has it become that analysts begin to think of the need for a legal framework to tackle the menace. Proliferation of Churches: A Leeway to Commercialization of Religion Anthonia M. Essien Department of Religious and Cultural Studies Faculty of Arts, University of Uyo, Nigeria E-mail: [email protected] Tel: +(0) Abstract This paper posits that religion has become a .

number of parishes of the church in Nigeria is put at twenty-two thousand, six hundred and sixty-nine (22, )(Annual Convention Reports; ). Dimensions of Church Proliferation in Nigeria To an observant mind, the pace at which churches are spreading like a wildfire in Nigeria is alarming. In the. Nov 16,  · Nigeria’s religious landscape was once dominated by the Catholic and Anglican churches, but today there is a rising wave of evangelical and Pentecostal movements, many of which are “African. Oct 22,  · The Roman Catholic Church started Church business in Nigeria, which to me is to God’s glory. Clerics tackle Okogie on proliferation of churches. ‘Proliferation Of Churches Is A Call. According to Pew Research, Nigeria is the second most religious country in the world. Its populace is evenly divided between the largely Muslim north and the predominantly Christian south. Below is a list of notable churches in Nigeria. It also contains the year of establishment, founder and the current general overseer of the congregation.