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2017 | 29/1 |

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Biblical and ethnic violence in Nigeria: The Christian approach

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Violence exists in every facet of life and it is amazing that it is found in the Holy Bible. Also, in every ethnic group, violence is seen. The results produced by biblical and ethnic violence in Nigeria are very enormous. It is discovered that violence leads to death, displacement, restricts movements amongst people in contest. This research addressed several arguments for and against violence, violence in the biblical perspective, ethnic crisis in Nigeria, causes of ethnic crisis in Nigeria, solutions to ethnic violence and application of Christian principles as remedy to violence. Historical method is being adopted in this research. The research therefore recommends that peace seeking via dialogue should be used as a way forward.




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