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


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: Philosophy and Religious Studies
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Position: Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization:  Church History, World Religions, Pastoral Care, Adolescent counselling. Addiction Counselling 
Research Interest: Education in Emergencies, Holistic Health and Counseling, Youth and development, Gender studies, Religion and Maternal health Care.

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Publications

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • Priscilla Ndegwa, Josephine Gitome, Muthoni Mainah, Teresa Mwoma, Jacqueline Kituku, Newton Kahumbi, Jen Bagelman: Gender Differentiated Attitude Towards  Caesarean: A case of Somali Refugees in Dadaab, Kakuma,  ACTA Scientific Women’s Health (ISSN 2582-3205, Volume 6 Issue 2 February 2024,  DOI;10.31080/ASWH.2024.06.0559
  • Gitome J., Kahumbi N., Mainah M., Kituku J.M., Mwoma T., Ndegwa P. & Bagelman J. (2023). Female Genital Mutilation: A Religio-cultural Sensitive Issue Determining Maternal Healthcare Choices among Somali Women in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 19 (15), 16. https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2023.v19n15p16
  • Rotich, M. C., Gecaga, M. ., & Gitome, J. (2023). Effects of ACK and KAG Teachings in Sexual Behaviour Choices of Students in Selected Universities in Nairobi County, Kenya. International Journal of Humanity and Social Sciences1(2), 1–19. https://doi.org/10.47941/ijhss.1524
  • Elizabeth Nancy Muriethi, Josephine Gitome, Humphrey Waweru, Ecclesial-Indigenous Paradigms of Nurturing and Growth in African Context Engaging Aembu and the Anglican Church’s Rites of Passage for Child Socialization, Jumuga Journal of Education, Oral Studies, and Human Sciences (JJEOSHS) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. http://www.jumugajournal.org Volume 6, No. 1, 2023 DOI: https://doi.org/10.35544/jjeoshs.v5i1.55
  • Jacqueline Kituku, Teresa Mwoma, Josephine Gitome, Newton Kahumbi, Priscilla Ndegwa, Muthoni Mainah, Jen Bagelman: “ Respectful Maternal Care and by Who? Perspectives of Somali Community at IFO Refugee Camp, Dadaab, Kenya”. International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth Volume 8 Issue 1-2022, IPCB-08-00252
  • Fridah Kathambi, Josephine Gitome, John Peter Bwire, Integration of Information and Communication Technology in Church Worship, International Journal of Innovative Research in Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Vol 2, Issue 11, 001-003, September 2023
  • Kathambi, F., Gitome, J., & Bwire, J. P. (2022). Use of social media for evangelisation: A case of full gospel churches of Kenya (FGCK) Meru, Kenya. Journal of Pastoral and Practical Theology (JPPT)1(1), 25–34. https://doi.org/10.51317/jppt.v1i1.268
  • Muthoni Mainah1, Jenifer Bagelman2, Josephine Gitome3, Priscilla Ndegwa4, Terresa Mwoma5, Jaqueline Kituko6and Dr. Newton Kahumbi7  ‘Placenta Disposal rituals among Somali Refugees in Dadaab Camp’  in Int. Journal of Arts & Commerce Vol 10 No.6 July 2021, ISSN:1029-7106
  • Teresa Mwoma,1Josephine Gitome,3 Newton Kahumbi,3 Priscila Ndegwa,4 Muthoni Maina,5 Jen Bagelman6    ‘Role of traditional birth attendants in providing pre and postnatal care to mothers in refugee camps : a case of Ifo Camp Dadaab Kenya’ Volume 7 Issue No 3,  18th May 2021 https://doi.org/10.15406/ipcb.2021.07.00229
  • Newton Kahumbi Maina, Josephine Gitome, Jennifer Bagelman, Muthoni Maina, Jacqueline Kituku, Teresa Mwoma & Priscilla Ndegwa, Family Planning as a Determining Factor in Preference to Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs ) Among Somali Community in Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya, European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 1 No.6 (2021) ISSN:2736-5522
  • Bagelman,J & Gitome,J Birthing across borders: ‘Contracting’ reproductive geographies’ in Dialogue in Human Geography Journal Volume 10 Issue 3, November 24, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1177/2043820620965825.
  • Musili,T.K Gitome J.W & Ruth,M.J ‘An Ethical Claim for Administration of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP) in HIV and AIDS Burdened Africa’  IJAH: International Journal of Arts and Humanities, 8 No. 3 (2019)
  • Tabitha Wang’eriα, Dr.Sammy Tumuti Dr Doyne Kageni Mugambi, Samuel Mutua Mutweleli, Dr.Josephine Gitome & Dr.Marangu Njogu “Extent to Which the African Men are Able to Meet Physiological, Safety, Belongingness, Esteem and Self Actualization Needs for Themselves and Family in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garrisa County, Kenya” Global Journal of Human Sciences, Volume XIV, Issue 11,Version 2014, pp41-55
  • Gitome, J Edited Tinuola, F.R. (2007) Socio-cultural Determinants of abortion among younger women in Nigeria. CHEMCHEMI International Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Jomo kenyatta University, Kenya Vol 4 (1) 1 – 9

Publications (chapters in Books)

  • Gitome, J &Don Dippo, (2021) The Challenges of Reciprocity and Relative Autonomy in North/South Partnerships” Eds Giles W& Miller, L in Borderless Higher Education for Refugees: Lessons from the Dadaab Refugee Camps. Bloomsbury Publishing Company ISBN,9781350151239
  • Muriithi, MA, Gathogo, J & Gitome J.W (2020) Afro- Pentecostalism and Marital Genders Challenges: A Kenyan Perspective in Genders, Sexualities and Spiritualties in African Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham pp137-149
  • Gitome J.W (2004) Theological Education and the Youth in the Family Church and School in LeMarquand & Galogalo J.D Theological Education in Contemporary Africa Kijabe Printing Press, Kijabe
  • Gitome J.W (2002)Conflict in Single Motherhood: A Challenge to The Church” in Getui M, N& Ayanga, H Eds. Conflicts in Africa Women’s Response Ruaraka Printing Press, Nairobi
  • Gitome, J. W (1999)”The Kenyan Church and its Role in Women Sex Education” in Musimbi, K.R & Njoroge, J.N Groaning in Faith African Women in The Household of God. Acton Publishers, Nairobi.
  • Gitome, J. W (1999) The Churches Responses to AIDs in Africa” in Getui M.N & Obeng, E A Theology of Reconstruction; Exploratory Essays Acton Publishers, Nairobi

Individual Publications

  • Gitome, J. W. (2011). "Pastoral Care in African Context: The Use of African Indigenous Practices in Adolescent's Pastoral Care." Germany, USA, UK: Lambert Academic Publishing.

Conference Proceedings

  • Gitome, J W, Religio-Cultural Sensitive Issues and Maternal Health Care Choices Among Somali Women in Daadab Refugee Camp, Kenya’ in Papers presented during the Dissemination Conference on Digital Innovation and Maternal Health for Migrant Mothers Conference 3rd to 4th February 2021 KU. Nairobi Kenya Conference Report; pp.11-13
  • Gitome, J W, “Asylum seeker and access to higher education in Kenya’ in papers presented during the conference entitled ‘Asylum Seeking in Kenya Conference 16th to 17th Nov 2016, KU Nairobi, Kenya P.7.
  • Gitome, J.W Traditional Versus Modern Child Socialization in the Contemporary African Family, Proceedings of the Pan African Family Strength International Conference 21st-23rd July 2010, North Coast BEACH Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya P.30
  • Animal feed supplement from avocado residue and other locally available materials Ndungu, E.; Gitome, J.; Wanjau, R.; Murungi, J.; Makibia, J. 2009 URIhttp://ir-  ku.ac.ke/handle/123456789/13806
  • Gitome, J.W &Kinyua, F “The Role of Research in School Counseling” Kapc.Or.Ke/Downloads/DR.JOSEPHINE%20GITOME.Pdf, 9th Kenya Association of Professional Counsellors Conference (KAPC       Proceedings 2ND -4TH September 2008
  • Gitome, J.W Puberty Initiation Seclusion School: Vocational Guidance and   Counseling Dimension, Proceedings of AIOSP CONFERENCIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Lisboa, Portugal 14th-16th September 2005. P. 90

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Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies


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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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