The reintegration of thousands of formerly abducted children from the Lord's Resistance Army back to their families and communities in rthern Uganda represents tremendous challenges. Culture, Religion, and the Reintegration of Female Child Soldiers in Northern Uganda examines cultural and religious complexities that surround young females who are w returning to the society of rthern Uganda, often accompanied by their own children. Understanding the religiously and ritually rich Acholi and North Ugandan context and culture is important for the success of the ongoing reintegration. This collection consists of contributions from diverse fields, such as anthropology, psychology, moral philosophy, religious studies, and theology.
The Author: Bard Maeland is Professor of Systematic Theology at the School of Mission and Theology in Stavanger, Norway, where he also serves as the President. Maeland previously served as a chaplain and researcher in the Norwegian Defence Forces. He is the author of many books and scholarly articles within interreligious hermeneutics, systematic theology, and military ethics. His previous book is Enduring Military Boredom (2009). Maeland is the founding editor of The Journal of Military Ethics.