BOOK DONATION TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY LIBRAY BY THE DEPARTMENT ON FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2019
LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 AT BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM
Departmental Seminar Held On 18th June 2019 At The School Of Humanities Boardroom
Brief on the Departmental Seminar Held on 12th March School of Humanities & Social Sciences Boardroom.
LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 AT BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM
1st Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
2nd Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
3rd Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
4th Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
5th Student Presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
Omar presents during Cultural and Scientific Impact on Extremism and Radicalism Conference
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Conference Held On 31st May At KUCC Sponsored By The Islamic Cultural Council And Hosted By The Department Of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Conference Held On 31st May At KUCC Sponsored By The Islamic Cultural Council And Hosted By The Department Of Philosophy & Religious Studies
LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 AT BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM
A CHARITY EVENT VISIT TO THE LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR-NYUMBA YA WAZEE - IN KASARANI ON 10TH MARCH, 2019 BY STUDENTS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY & RELIGIOUS STUDIES
kahumbi

Title/Qualifications: Dr/B.Ed (Arts); MA, Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Philosophy And Religious Studies
Contact Address: Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, P. O. Box 43844,00100 Nairobi
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Position: Chairperson & SENIOR LECTURER, Dept. of Philosophy & Religious Studies
Area of Specialization: Islamic Studies
Research Interests: Religion and Culture; Gender and Education; Islamic Education; Christian-Muslim Relations

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Publications

  • Newton Kahumbi, 2017:A History of Christian – Muslim Relations in Kenya, 1963 2015.Book :Christian Responses to Terrorism: The Kenya Experience, Edited by Gordon L.Heath & David K. Tarus, pp. 12-32978-1-4982-2927-2
  • Newton Kahumbi:2015: Role of Women in Ethnic Conflict Management in Kenya,Book Author: Newton Kahumbi,978-3-639-76868-8
  • Newton Kahumbi,2014:Challenges of teaching Islamic Studies by  non-Muslims in Kenyan Tertiary institutions,Journal,Tangaza Journal of Theology & Mission, 2013/1, pp. 54-67,9966-08-843-1
  • Newton Kahumbi,2012:The Qur’anic teaching as a Paradigm of Harmonious interfaith relations between Muslims and Christians in Kenya,Proceedings on the International Symposium on Qur’an and Contemporary issues, pp.301-313    
  • Newton Kahumbi,2011:Islamic Influence on Education in Africa,Book Author:978-3-8443-342-0
  • Newton Kahumbi,    2011:Islamophobia among Christians and its challenge in entrenchment of Kadhi courts in  Kenya,Constitutional Review in Kenya and Kadhi Courts, edited by Abdukader Tayob & Joseph Wandera, pp. 49-55, Centre for Contemporary Islam, University of Cape Town,0-620-22755-9
  • Newton Kahumbi,2008:The Role of Women Religious Leaders in Managing and Resolving Ethnic Conflicts in Kenya: The Case of Rural Women Peace Link,Journal,Vol. 3, No. 5, October, in ChemChemi, Journal of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Kenyatta University,  pp.65-95,1563-1028
  • Newton Kahumbi,2007:The Interface between Religion and Culture: Constraints to Muslim Girls’ Access to Secondary School education in Kenya,Journal,Issue No. 9, 2006-7, Annual Review of Islam in South Africa (ARISA), University of Cape Town,  pp.46-52,0-620-22755-9
  • Newton Kahumbi,2001:Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism,Journal,Vol. 43, No. 6, December African Ecclesial Review (AFER), pp. 279-29    
  • Newton Kahumbi,1995:Christian-Muslim Relations in Kenya: An Examination of Issues of Conflict,Journal,No.17, January, CSIC PAPERS AFRICA. Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations. Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, U.K,0959-8456
  • Newton Kahumbi,2009:The Historical Roots of Conflicts between Christians and Muslims in Kenya,Book,Interfaith Dialogue, edited by Mvumbi, F.N., pp.77-99,9966-909-72-9
  • Newton Kahumbi,2007:Interpretation of the Qur’an and its Influence 0n Girls’ Access to Secondary School Education in Kenya,Book,Contemporary Development Issues in Kenya, Vol. 1 edited by Shiundu, J. et al, pp.79-92.9966-838-51-1
  • Newton Kahumbi,2003:Causes and Dimensions of Conflict from an Islamic Perspective,Book,Overcoming Violence, edited by Getui, M.N. & W. Musyoni,  pp. 165-179,9966-9816-1-6
  • Newton Kahumbi,2003:Christian – Muslim Dialogue in Kenya,Book,Quests for Integrity in Africa, edited by Wamue, G. & M.M. Theuri, pp. 171-184,9966-888-28-4
  • Newton Kahumbi,2002:The Status of Muslim Women in Kenya    Book,Quests for Abundant Life in Africa, edited by Mary, N. Getui & M. M. Theuri, pp.198-216,9966-888-39-X
  • Newton Kahumbi,1999:Muslim Women and Politics in Kenya,Book,Theology of Reconstruction edited by Mary, N. Getui & E. Obeng’, pp.136-150    9966-888-01-2
  • Newton Kahumbi,1995:Christian-Muslim Relations in Kenya,Book,Islam in Kenya edited by Bakari, M. & S.S.Yahya, pp.116-141    
  • Newton Kahumbi,1995,The Role of the Madrasa System in Muslim Education in Kenya    Book,Islam in Kenya edited by Bakari, M & S.S. Yahya,  pp. 323-339    

Dr. Newton Kahumbi Maina
Chairperson
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies


News & Events

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS FORUM WITH DEPRATMENTAL STAFF, TUESDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 2019

13 November 2019

The Department of Philosophy held two core activities with its postgraduate students on Tuesday 5th November, 2019 from 9.00am, in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)Boardroom. First, was...

LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 AT BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM

06 November 2019

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies hosted Prof. Jonathan Bonk who delivered a Lecture on Dictionary of African Christian Biography on 30th October 2019 at Kenyatta University Main Campus...

LECTURE BY PROF JONATHAN BONK, 30TH OCTOBER 2019 @ BSSC CONFERENCE ROOM 012 FROM 2.00 – 4.30PM

16 October 2019

The Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies will host Prof. Jonathan Bonk who will deliver a Lecture on Dictionary of African Christian Biography on 30th October 2019 at BSSC, Conference...

BOOK DONATION TO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY BY THE DEPARTMENT ON FRIDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER 2019

24 September 2019

The Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies held a book donation session on Friday 13th September at the Department where more than 200 books were donated to Kenyatta University Library....

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