Understanding of the Qur'anic Concept of Daw'ah in Post-Colonial East Africa

  • Okelloh Ogera The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Keywords: Da’wah, Islam, Post-Colonial, East Africa.


Islam is a missionary religion. In East Africa, Islam has doubled its efforts at winning new converts, especially in the post-colonial period. This is due to the fact that, regarding religion, most African countries adopted secularism in their constitutions. In turn, this promoted freedom of worship and equality of religions. Islam therefore began an aggressive manifestation of its da’wah policy. This paper seeks to analyze the da’wah methodologies employed by Islam in post-colonial east Africa.


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How to Cite
Ogera, O. (2020). Understanding of the Qur’anic Concept of Daw’ah in Post-Colonial East Africa. Religious Studies: An International Journal, 8(1), 67-82. Retrieved from http://fssh-journal.org/index.php/jrs/article/view/73