Dr. Joseph Ogbonnaya
Joseph Ogbonnaya, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Joseph Ogbonnaya (Ph.D., University of St. Michael’s College, Toronto, 2011), specializes in Lonergan’s philosophy and Theology, World Christianity and Theology and Development. His current research interest is in Integral Development, African philosophy and Theology, and Catholic social teaching. His articles have appeared in Association of Catholic Universities and Higher Institutes of Africa and Madagascar [ACUHIAM Journal], International Journal of African Catholicism, Irish Theological Quarterly, and Toronto Journal of Theology. He is the author of the books titled: Lonergan, Social Transformation and Sustainable Human Development (2013) and African Catholicism and Hermeneutics of Culture (2014). He is currently working on another book provisionally titled Towards a More Indigenous Catholicism: Insights from Lonergan’s Notion of Culture.

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