Dr. Joseph Ogbonnaya

Joseph Ogbonnaya
Dr. Joseph OgbonnayaMarquette University

Marquette Hall, 348

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7647

Associate Professor

Theology Department (Systematic Theology)

William J. Kelly, S.J., Chair in Theology (2020-2023)

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 Theology, Modernity and Postmodernity, African philosophy and Theology, constructing theology for World Christianity. 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 QuarterlyToronto Journal of TheologyThe Ecumenist: A Journal of Theology, Culture, and Society, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, Australian EJournal of Theology, Journal of Inculturation Theology and chapters in edited books. He is the author of African Perspectives on Culture and World Christianity (2017), African Catholicism and Hermeneutics of Culture (2014),  Lonergan, Social Transformation and Sustainable Human Development (2013), as well as co-editor of Conscious in Two Ways: Robert M. Doran Remembers (2021), Intellect, Affect, and God: The Trinity, History, and the Life of Grace (2021), Everything is Connected: Towards a Globalization with a Human Face and Integral Ecology (2019), Christianity and Culture Collision (2016) and The Church as Salt and Light (2011).

Courses Taught

  • Lonergan’s Philosophy and Theology
  • World Christianity
  • Theology and Development

Additional Information

Office Hours - Fall 2023

  • Tu 12:00-1:00
  • Th 12:00-1:00
  • Or by appointment (email to schedule)

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