Title/Qualifications: PhD, M.A, BEd
Contact Address
: Kenyatta University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences P.O. BOX 438444 Nairobi – Kenya
Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies
Position: Senior Lecturer
Telephone: (Office) 254-020-8710901 EXT. 57461
Mobile No: 0722989973
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Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Attended and Papers Presented

  • 6th Annual Conference Kabarak University Theme: Research, Innovation for Societal Emporwerment.13th-15th July 2016. Paper presented: A Biblical Approach to Negative Ethnicity in Kenya.
  • Teacher-Mentor Induction Workshop, Kenyatta University. Paper Presented – The Relationship between Mentors and University Supervisors KUCC February 24th -25th 2014.
  • Curriculum Development for Undergraduate Courses. Workshop leader at St. Pauls University (Requested by the University to facilitate the workshop).
  • 11th Hekima College Symposium on Theology and Peace Building. Paper Presented “The Role of African Cultural Values in Educating for Development, Peace Building and Good Governance”. March 14th – 15th. and Cultures of Kenya”. August 4th 2011
  • Institute of Spirituality and Religious Formation Symposium. Paper presented – Forms of accomplishment in Traditional African Cultures. Feb. 5th -7th 2    Institute of Spirituality and Religious Formation Symposium. Tangaza College. Paper presented- The Reality of Divination and Healing in African Traditional Culture- A response. February 6th.2007
  • Regional Conference on Challenges of Muslims in Eastern and Horn of Africa. AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University. August 1st – 4th  2006(Member of the organizing committee).
  • Christian Brothers Karibu Programme. Loreto Mary ward Centre, Nairobi. Paper presented “African Traditional Religion and Spirituality”. July 24th – 31st 2006
  • Kenya Association of Vocation Animators National Assembly Dimese Retreat Centre. Paper presented – Witchcraft and Evil Spirits in candidates and Religious life. October 23rd – 28th 2005
  • National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahai’s of Kenya Seminar. Paper Presented “Strategies for Interfaith Activities in Kenya”. October 16th. 2003
  • N.C.C.K. Interfaith Consultation on Conflict management and Peace Building. April 2003 KCB Management Centre, Karen, Paper presented – Building a culture of Peace through Reconciliation from an African Traditional Religion’s Perspective.
  • Association of Theological Institutions in Eastern Africa. Sokoine University, Tanzania.
  • The Association for the Study of Religions (AASR) Conference. Theme: Religions of the World in the Age of Globalization. Amani Conference Centre, Nairobi. August 27th – 31st  2000 (Member of the organizing committee).
  • Bahai Faith Seminar. Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi. 17 June 1998.
  • The Akamba. A paper presented during Kenyatta University Culture Week. June 1998
  • Association of Theological Institutions in Eastern Africa. J. J. Mcarthy Centre, Nairobi. Theme: The Mission of the Church in the 21st Century. April 19th – 23th 1995 (Departmental representative)

Books and Modules

  • Michael T. Katola and Zablon Nthamburi Sociology of Religion. Module Published by.Kenyatta University.
  • Michael T. Katola, Building a culture of Peace through Reconciliation from an African Traditional Religious Perspective.In Getui M and Musyoni W. Overcoming Violence. A Faith Based Response. Nairobi NCCK 2003 pp37-50.
  • Alex Kamwaria and Michael T. Katola. Christianity in Somalia.In Phiri,I A. etal ( Eds) Anthology of African Christianity. Regnum 2016. Pp 699-703

 Books

  • Serah Ngila, Nasimiyu Wasike, Michael T. Katola. The persistence of Iweto Marriage Among the Akamba Christians of Kangundo District. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing 2012.
  • Benard G. Nyabwari, Michael T. Katola. Inculturation of the Gusii Traditional Concept of God. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing 2012.
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