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Date and time: 
Thu, 2018-07-19 15:08

Book Launch on Religion Reconstruction



 On Wednesday 18 July 2018 the Vice Chancellor, Professor P.M. Mbithi launched the book titled Religion ad Social Reconstruction in Africa, edited by Professor Elias K. Bongmba, of Rice University, Houston, Texas USA, in honor of Professor J.N.K. Mugambi, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, University of Nairobi, published by Routledge, London, June 2018.


 Professor Prof. Julius Ogen’go, Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Student Affairs represented the Vice Chancellor at this Event, attended also by the Principal, CHSS, Prof. Enoch Njeru. This is the first Event of its kind in the history of the University of Nairobi. The Vice Chancellor, congratulated Professor Mugambi for eliciting so much interest among scholars in his academic discipline— from so many universities across the world. He encouraged other scholars to strive toward such international recognition and appreciation.

 The book is in the Routledge Series World Christianity and Interreligious Relations, edited by Professor Frans Wijsen, of Radboud University, Netherlands. The contributing Scholars are: Rev. Prof. David Tuesday Adamo, Kogi State University, Nigeria; Prof. Elias K. Bongmba, Rice University, Houston, Texas; Prof. Jonathan Bonk, Boston University, USA; Dr. Ntozakhe Cezula, Stellenbosch University, South Africa; Prof. James Cochrane, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Dr. John Fischer, University of the Western Cape, South Africa; Dr. Enoch O. Gbadegesin, Rice University, USA; Prof. Franz Gmainer-Pranzl, Salzburg, University, Austria; Prof. Knut Holter, Vid Specialized University, Stavanger, Norway; Prof. Laurenti Magesa, Hekima University College Jesuit School of Theology; Nairobi, Kenya; Dr. Loreen Maseno, Maseno University, Kenya;  Prof. Madipoane Masenya, University of South Africa, Pretoria; Prof. John S. Mbiti, Professor Emeritus, University of Bern, Switzerland; Harold Miller, Retired Consultant on Ecumenical Relations in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya and Arlington, Virginia; Dr. Kyama Mugambi, Africa International University, Nairobi, Kenya; Dr. Peter Mutuku Mumo, Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies, University of Nairobi; Prof. Philomena N. Mwaura, Kenyatta University, Nairobi; Dr. Abraham Waigi Ng’ang’a, Akrofi-Kristaller Institute of Theology, Akropong, Ghana; Dr. Dickson Nkonge Kagema, Chuka University, Kenya; Prof. Diane B. Stinton, Regent College, Vancouver, Canada; Prof. Tite Tienou, Research Professor and Dean Emeritus, Trinity Evangelical Theological Seminary, Deerfield, Illinois; Prof. Mika Vahakangas, Lund Ecumenical University, Sweden; Prof. Dr. Frans Wijsen, Radboud University, Netherlands.

 The DVC Academic also received from Professor Mugambi an earlier book, Theologies of Liberation and Reconstruction (Nairobi: Acton, 2012), also published in his honor, with Papers from Scholars at the University of Nairobi; University of Chicago, USA; University of Trondheim, Norway; University of the Western Cape, South Africa; University of South Africa (UNISA); Kenyatta University; Moi University; Radbound University, Netherlands; Lund Ecumenical University; Sweden and   United Bible Societies, Nairobi.

Expiry Date: 
Sat, 2019-07-27 15:08
Contact Person: 

Peter Oluoch