School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

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
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