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
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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

Title/Qualifications: Dr. /PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Philosophy and religious studies
Contact Address: St. Paul’s University, Private Bag, Limuru
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Islam, theology
Research Interests:  religion, gender, ICT/Education, theology, politics


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Publications

Referred Journals

  • Bwire, J. Peter. The Mission of the Church in Fighting Devolved Corruption in Kenya: Historicity, Milestones and Emerging Challenges in July 2019 Issue - Volume 4, Issue I African Multidisciplinary Journal of Research
  • John Peter Bwire, 2019 “Emergence of religious radicalism and violent extremism: Historical roots and contemporary trends in Kenya with a focus on Al Shabaab”
  • ” in African Multidisciplinary journal of research, Vol.4 No1, 2019
  • John Peter Bwire, 2019 “Improving Learning Outcomes and Quality through ICT in University Distance Education” in African Multidisciplinary journal of research, Vol.1 No3, 2018
  • John Peter Bwire, 2018, An Analysis of world view and negative ethnicity, its implications on Kenyan Politics, Based on Richard Niebuhr’s Five Paradigms on Culture, in Pac University Journal of Arts and social sciences Vol. 2 No. 1
  • John Peter Bwire. 2016 Mainstreaming, Women Roles and Challenges for Church Growth in Africa in African Multidisciplinary journal of research, Vol.1 No2, 2016. ISSN-2518-2986
  • John Peter Bwire, 2015, “Mainstreaming and revitalizing women groups in Agribusiness in rural Kenya through Microfinance, in Pac University Journal of Arts and social sciences Vol. 1 No. 1

Books and Books Chapters

  • Bwire, J.P. 2020. Gender Equity through Microfinance in Islamic Family Law: Cultural and Socio-economic challenges in Kamukunji Constituency, Kenya. LAP Lambert,  Academic publishers
  • 2012, June, John Peter Bwire.  “Sufi Islam and Militia links between Kenya and Somalia” can be accessed on the internet through: john peter Bwire or Amazon.books. Lambeth Publishers
  • 2012, John Peter Bwire “Divergence and convergence in the Quran and Kenya constitution on gender Equity and Human rights. The international symposium on Quran and contemporary issues 4th -5th June, 2011, published by Iran Embassy/Nairobi University

Chapters in Books

  • John Peter Bwire. How to practice Biblical Equity in the Society, in “the quest for gender equity in leadership: Biblical teachings on gender equity and illustrations for transformation in Africa.”Edited by KeumJu jewel Hyun &Diphus C. Chemorion, WIPF & STOCK, Eugene, Oregon, 2016

Research

  • Bwire, J.P. 2020. Gender Equity through Microfinance in Islamic Family Law: Cultural and Socio-economic challenges in Kamukunji Constituency, Kenya. LAP Lambert,  Academic publishers
  • 2012, June, John Peter Bwire.  “Sufi Islam and Militia links between Kenya and Somalia” can be accessed on the internet through: john peter Bwire or Amazon.books. Lambeth Publishers

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

  • -1st -4th July, 2019.Participated in training on Freedom of Religion or Belief (FORB) organized by PROCMURA and Danish Mission Council Development Department
  • 18TH June, 2019.Department of Philosophy and Religious studies Postgraduate seminar
  • 2018: Date: May 31 – June 3, 2018, BIBLICAL EQUITY CONFERENCE “New Voices: Sparking a Flame for Biblical Equity in Africa “Arise, shine, your light has come!” Isa 60:1 An International Conference and Training on Biblical Equity Venue: Brackenhurst Conference Center, Limuru, Kenya
  • 4th, Jan, 2018,Capacity Building seminar for staff mentors. By Kenyatta University Directorate ofCareer development and mentoring programme, at BSSC RM 142
  • 28th June 2008;Attended a conference; title; contested space; conflict, Religion and Politics in Africa, at SPU
  •  12th Thursday Jan, 2006;Attended a conference; title; Sharia Debates Research Project, organized by St. Paul’s and Volkswagen foundation & Bayreuth Universities, St. Julians. Limuru
  • 23rd August 2006;attended a Regional Conference on Islam in Eastern Africa; Theme; Islam’s Encounter with the challenges of the 21st Century; sponsors were; Kenyatta University, Tangaza College, Iranian Cultural Centre, NCCK, PROCMURA, AACC

Presentation of papers at academic and professional conferences

  • 2017 22-25 of May 2017,CCT Bishops’ Conference, ‘Radicalization of youths’ Bagamoyo Tanzania,
  • 31st -3rd August 2016,The impact of youth integral mentorship program for holistic capacity building: a case for Kenyatta University” A Paper presented to IASYM Africa conference 2016 youth Ministry in Africa, Nairobi, Kenya,
  •  22nd to 25th August 2016, “The Place and Quality Education of Parallel Programmes in Institutions of Higher Learning: A Case for Kenyatta and St. Paul’s Universities.” A Paper Presented At the 1st Biennial Conference on the State Of Higher Education in Kenya, in collaboration with commission for University education, On the Theme, “Status of Higher Education in Kenya & SASA, 2016 4th Conference” Kenyatta University.
  • 29th -30th October 2015,Mainstreaming the role of women for balanced Church Growth and development, Presented during the 2nd Integral mission Conference, St. Paul’s University
  • October 2015,An analysis of the roots of radicalization in Islam. Presented to Consolata Institute of Philosophy, Karen                               
  • 20th September, 2014,Religious extremism and radicalization: A paper presented at PROCMURA conference
  • 28th -30th May 2014,Polygamy and women rights in the Kenya constitution; Future implications of Marriage Act 2014 on Family institution: A paper presented to post colonial theology conference, at St Paul’s University
  • 2013, 1st-7th July,TITLE: the Aga khan foundation: the spiritual and economic outreach reforms of Sir Eboo Pirbhai in Ismailia community, Kenya. At St. Julian's retreat centre
  • 2013, August,Title: the influence of self-esteem upon the youth in the church: a case study of Namboboto ACK and St. Paul’s University Chapel., at AACC, AITIEA
  • 2012, 1st -3rd August,Presented a paper on Gender based violence in Islamic family law:  in Kenyatta University
  • 2011, 6th -10th August,Presented a paper on 7th Annual international Conference, on Knowledge creation and dissemination for the realization of millennium Development Goals 
  • 20112 1st -23rd Sep.,Presented a paper on 6th international Conference: research Expo, on the theme “Transformative research for sustainable Development, Njoro University, ARC Hotel Njoro Campus”
  • May 24th -26th 2011,Presented a paper on international Conference on “the idea of an African University” the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, May 2010.Presented a paper on; A multi-Party Democracy Mainstreaming of the Torah in developing Biblical Hermeneutics in Africa; A case study of the Post-election Violence 2008 in Kenya.. At SPU
  • 20th March 2010; On The theme: Kadhi Courts in Kenya; Differing Perspectives. Title Paper; Political & Gender Perspectives in Kadhi Courts in Kenya. Nairobi University

Dr. Tadayo Kibaba Makokha
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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