NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, JABI, ABUJA
PLOT 91, CADASTRAL ZONE, NNAMDI AZIKIWE EXPRES WAY, UNIVERSITY VILLAGE, JABI, ABUJA
FACULTY OF ARTS
DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Programme: Masters in Christian Theology
Course Code: CTH 704 3 Credit Units
Course Title: RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
Time Allowed: 2hrs
Instruction: Answer question 2 and any other 2 questions.
1. “African religion is an indigenous system of beliefs and practices evolved from the culture and world views of the African people.” Discuss this assertion bearing in mind the component elements that testify to the unity of the religion in African continent – 35 Minutes (20 Marks)
2. Given the meaning of ‘dialogue’ as “a process in which individuals and groups learn to wipe out fear and distrust for each other and develop new relations based on mutual trust”, how would you define ‘religious dialogue’ and what is/are the reason(s) for religious dialogue in a country like Nigeria?
– 50 Minutes (30 Marks)
3. Identify and critically examine four factors that are common to the three prominent religions in Nigeria.
35 Minutes (20 Marks)
4. Proffer a solution to the various factors that you learnt are militating against religious dialogue in Nigeria. 35 Minutes (20 Marks)
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