• This is a special research initiative co-sponsored by University of Jos and the Manuscript Research Group. The initative provides guided hands-on access to unpublished ancient and medieval writings with closely guided direction and support. The goal is to develop scholars with the requisite skills and passion to provide future leadership in the academy because of this unprecedented opportunity. The ongoing work is supported by onsite workshops and intensive online help. One of the goals of the initiative is engage the participants in the research and publication of these enormously important materials. The initiative is open by invitation to professors and doctoral candidates from W. Africa.
  • This is a 200 level course that introduces students to the study of 12 major World Religions. The course examine the history, belief, doctrines, concepts and founders of the major world religions. These religions include: Revealed Religions; Judaism, Christianity and Islam and non-revealed Religions; Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Shintoism, Zoroastrianism, Confucianism, Taoism, Bahaism and Sikhism.

    Students look at relations between religions and our case, especially between Muslims and Christians using their experiences to assess the relationship.

  • This is a 100 level course that introduces students to the study of Religion in general; its defination and¬†components parts and African Traditional Religion in particular. The course examine the history of African religion in Africa, its study, defination, concepts, beliefs and the role of functionaries.

    Studnets are expose to those aspects of Traditional practices that influences the daily life of an African, socially and culturally.

  • This is a 100 level course that introduce students to the study of Religion in general; its defination and component parts,¬†and African Traditional Religions (ATR) and its practices in particular. It examine beliefs, concepts and practices of African religion. To achieve this, the course look at sources of ATR, Difficulties in the Study of ATR, African worldview, and Functionaries and their role in ATR.