An “Absence of God” from Public Life? The Disconnect between Faith and Life in the Church in Nigeria

Ibrahim Bitrus

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2013

Issue: Prophets and Politicians (Vol. 33, No 3, Summer, 2013)

God only appears to be absent in Nigerian public life, because of the presence of many corrupt leaders and the failure of the church to challenge them. The lack of public involvement of the church is denial not only of the goodness of creation and incarnation but also of Christ himself.

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