Nathan Samwini

Rev. Dr. Nathan Iddrisu Samwini is head of the Department of Religious Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. Following divinity studies and Methodist ordination, he did his doctoral work in Islamic studies at the University of Birmingham, England. For eleven years he was interfaith coordinator and director of programs for the Christian Council of Ghana and serves today on the Programme for Christian-Muslim Relations in Africa, based in Nairobi, Kenya. Professor Samwini’s research interests include Islamic Resurgence in Ghana, Christian-Muslim relations in Africa, Africa indigenous religions, and comparative religions. He has two books and many articles to his credit.