Christian-Muslim Dialogue in Ghana:Competition Or Co-Operation?

  • Cosmas Ebo Sarbah


There is no doubt that the contemporary Ghanaian society is religiously pluralistic just like most societies of the world today. This religious plurality poses a major challenge to the general society. It has led to the emergence of various religious communities such as Christian and Muslim communities, which though distinct by virtue of their beliefs, practices, and spirituality, also constitute components of the larger human society. Between hostility and co-operation there is the issue of competition between these communities which could easily degenerate into social tension and eventual conflict. In the spirit of competition, each community endeavours to advance its own course, promoting its agenda without due regard for the needs and interest of the larger human society. The Christian and Muslim communities end up becoming parallel