Curriculumn Vitae

A. PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Mvumbi Frederic Ntedika

Sex: Male

Nationality : Congolese (D.R Congo)

Place and Date of birth: Village Mayuba (Nganda Tsundi –Tshela-, Bas-Congo Province, May 2nd 1964

Current Contact Address :

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Director Kisumu Campus,

P.O.Box 1580, 40100, Kisumu, Kenya

Tel. No.2024202, Mobile no. +254-735421272

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Summary

1. Mvumbi F. N. is an Associate Professor from 2012; he is CUEA Distinguished Scholar of the year 2011, External Examiner at Kenyatta University in 2010; Resource Person (Religions and Islamic Studies) of the Commission for University Education, Kenya, from 2010 up-to-date; Senior Lecturer from 2008; Visiting Lecturer at Saint Paul’s University (2008-2009), & –The Catholic University of Kinshasa from 2008 up-to-date. He has published articles in refereed journals in the fields of Religion and Culture, Philosophy, Sociology, Research Methodology (Hard and soft copies). Prof. Mvumbi F. N. is the author of 6 academic books: (1) journey into Islam. An attempt to awaken Christians in Africa, Pauline’s, 2006; (2) The Identity of Christ in Islam. From the perspective of Thomas Aquinas, Pauline’s, 2008; (3) Interfaith dialogue: towards a culture of working together, CUEA, 2009 (editor); (4) Catholic Higher education in Africa for the 21st century. Proceedings of a conference held in M ay 2008 at the catholic university of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – Kenya, CUEA press, 2012, (editor) (5) B eyond religious tradition. From philosophy of religion to comparative study of religion in Africa, Nairobi, CUEA press, 201; (6) Companion to Research Methodology. Focus on humanities. Education and social sciences, CUEA, 2015. He is currently working on a book titled: Managerial Ethics. Sight and Insight. Everything is found in this website: www.mvumbi.com

B. EDUCATIONAL DETAILS

University Education

  • Degree Conferred and Date: PhD, 17th November, 2001
  • Area of Specialization: Islamic studies
  • Institution: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Thesis Title: Christological Issues in the Qur’an. From the Perspective of the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas
    Degree conferred and date: Maters in Comparative Religions, 1996
    Institution: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  • Thesis Title: Monotheism. Its Development in Early Islam
    Degree Conferred and date: Bachelor of Theology, (Arts) First Class Honors, July 1994
    Institution: The Catholic University of Kinshasa
  • Thesis Title: Le séjour des Papes en Avignon. Une étude historique (Trans. The Sojourn of Popes in Avignon: A Historical study)
  • Degree Conferred and date: Bachelor of Philosophy, (Arts) Second Class Honors, Upper-Division, July 1990
    Institution: The Catholic University of Kinshasa
  • Thesis title: L’Ordre du Désordre and le Désordre de l’Ordre chez Edgar Morin (Trans. The Order of the Disorder and the Disorder of the Order in Edgar Morin’s philosophy of Nature
  • Certificate in Arabic and Quranic Exegesis, 2001
    Institution: Dar Comboni Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Secondary School Education

  • Diplome D’Etat (equivalent to KACE), 1988
  • School: Institute Boma Mungu, DR. Congo: 1987-1988

Primary School Education

  • Primary School Kikhololo (First 3 years in Nzombo and the Last 3 in Kikhokolo

C. PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Present Employment

Employer: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Address:

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Kisumu campus, P.O. Box 1580,

40100, Kisumu, Kenya -Tel. No.2024202,

Director of Kisumu Campus-CUEA, 2014-

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences-CUEA, 2010- February 2014

Head of Department, Religious Studies-CUEA, 2006-2010

 

Status:

  • Associate Professor, 2012
  • Senior Lecturer, since May 2008 (Kenya)
  • Lecturer: 1st March 2005 – 30th April 2008 (In Nigeria and Kenya)
  • Tutorial fellow: August 2002 – March 2005 (In Nigeria)
  • Graduate Assistant: August 1996 – December 1998 (in Nigeria)

Department: Religious Studies

1. University Teaching, Supervision and Examination

I have taught and examined the following Courses so far:

a. University Teaching

Department of Religious Studies, CUEA

  • 1st Year Course: Introduction to Islam, Church History, Critical Thinking
  • 2nd Year Courses: Belief system in Africa, Philosophy of Religion, Church History II, Comparative Religion, Phenomenology of Religion
  • 3rd Year Course: Sociology of Religion, Christology, Ecumenism (CUEA) and IslamicPhilosophy (The Catholic University of Kinshasa, Masters Courses: Research Methodology, History and Sources of Islam, Islamic Theology, Phenomenology of Religion, History of Islam in East Africa (CUEA and at St. Paul’s University, Limuru) andQur’anic Arabic (St. Paul’s University, Limuru)
  • PhD Courses: (1) Principles of Interreligious Dialogue, (2) Studies in the Qur’an/ Hadith, Research Methodology, Enculturation (CUEA)

Department of Development Studies

4th Year Course: SDS 403: Ethics in development

Masters Course: MDS 500 Research methodology

Faculty of Education

Doctoral Course: ED 701 Patristic Education

Faculty of Commerce

3rd Year Course: Business Ethics

MBA course: Managerial Ethics

b. Postgraduate supervision

Ongoing supervision:

Doctoral:

JANE MUKUHA (PhD/ RS/ 028/ 05/06, Topic: Marriage and Family: a Threatened Institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya

Joyce Mulandi, THE ROLE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION A search for a New Paradigm of Evangelization in Nairobi Archdiocese, Kenya

ZIPPORAH N. MAGAKI (1018434), Evaluation of Primary Schools Infrastructure Investment Programme In Nyamira County, Kenya.

Masters:

Completed

Masters

2015

  • DORCAS J. CHELAGAT (1020220), Impact of New Religious Movements on the Socio-Economic Life of Christians: A Case of Evangelical Churches, UASIN GISHU County, Eldoret Town, Kenya.

2014

  • Lucy J. Okoth (1021906). Impact of Proliferation on Pentecostal Churches on the Spread of Christianity. A Case of Bungoma Township, Bungoma County, Kenya

2010

  • SAMBU ALICE (1013815) Christian-Muslim Attitude among Students in Primary Teachers Colleges. A Case study of Nyanza Province Colleges, Kenya, CUEA
  • LUKANGA ANDREW (1010464) towards a study of Violence in Religion: A survey of Causes and challenges in Christianity and Islam, CUEA

2009

  • MARY MBACI (Med/ 133/ 07/08): Effects of Cultural Practices on Primary School Adolescent Girls: Formal Education in East Pokot District, CUEA
  • BUKHALA JIM BULEMI (1008970): Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in National Technical Examinations in Selected Technical Institutions in Western Province, CUEA

2008

  • NABANGALA ROSE MARUTI (MA/RS/278/06/07): A Holistic Rebirth of Kesongon Women: Christianity versus Traditional Religion. A Case Study of Kesogon Area in Trans-Nzoia District, CUEA
  • MICHAEL ELVIS MUSHILA CHIMFWENBE (Reg No?): Towards a Christian Response to the Challenges of Drug Abuse and Addiction Among the Unemployed Youth: A Case of Lusaka, Zambia, CUEA

2006

  • ROSALINE CHEPGNETICH (MA/RS/276/05/06):Temporary Separation and Divorce among the Nandi People: A Critical Analysis of the Current Causes, Attitudes and Consequences
  • OUMA EMMANUEL PASCAL: Causes and Effects of Division in African Independent Churches in Kenya: A Case Study of Upper Nyakach Division (Year?), CUEA

2005

  • JAMES KIRAITHE (MA/RS/244/04/05): The Impact of Christianity and Islam on the Ameru Traditional Way of Life: A Comparative Analysis (2005), CUEA

Doctoral

2016

  • MULANDI JOYCE, THE ROLE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION: TOWARDS A NEW PARADIGM OF EVANGELIZATION IN NAIROBI ARCHDIOCESE-KENYA - CUEA

2015

  • KARURI PAUL NYAGA (1019727) Towards an Environmental Ethics: With Special reference To Bernard Lonergan”.
  • LANOI PARMUAT, (1021212), The Contribution of free Pentecostal fellowship on FGM Phenomenon: A Case of Masai of Kajiado County, Kenya

2013

  • JOHN PETER BWIRE (PhD) topic: Economic Empowerment of Muslim women Through microfinance in Kamukunji constituency: (1992-2010)

2012

  • FEDHA FLORA,(1014588) Effectiveness of Decentralized Education Bursary Fund in Enhancing Equity in access and Participation in Public Secondary Schools in Kajiado County, Kenya.
  • JOSEPH MUTEI (1015864) the Challenges Facing the Practice of Polygamy among the Muslims in Kenya

2011

  • KABETA CHARLES SIANGA (1004251), the Role of the African Traditional Culture in Promotion of Consecrated Religious Life in Africa. A Case study of the Clergy, and Consecrated Men and Women in Langata, Nairobi

2010

  • MARY KATHAMBI KINOTI (1010465): The Response of Faith Based Organizations to the spiritual and psychosocial needs of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

2009

  • PATRICK MARY EZEONU CFM (PHD/RS/023/04/05): An Evaluation of the Implementation of Catholic Social Doctrine on Social Justice in Onitsha Archdiocese, Nigeria, CUEA
  • LUCY KIMARO (PhD/RS/029/06): The Promotion of Christian-Muslim Dialogue through Religious Education in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Moshi Diocese, CUEA

2007

  • PAUL MULWA KYALO (PhD/RS/021/03): The Practice of Divorce (at-Talaq) in Islamic Law: The Case of the Akamba of Kitui, Kenya, CUEA
  • HONGOLI POLYCARP AIDAN (PhD/RS/031/06/07), Evaluating Inculturation in Benedictine Missions of Njombe Catholic Diocese in Southern Tanzania, CUEA
  • LUWEREKERA BERNARD (1009215), Faith-Based Organizations and their Legacy to Uganda’s Social Economic Development: A Case of Aga Khan Foundation and the World Vision’s Community base Development Initiatives in Masaka and Kampala Districts (1986 to date), CUEA

c . External Examiner

1. St. Paul’s University, Limuru, 2010-2014

2. Maseno University, 2015

3. Kisii University –Main Campus, 2015

D. WORK EXPERIENCE

Dean of Studies for Dominican Students in Africa: 2003 – 2008

Teaching: 1999 – to date

Catholic Priest, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya

Head of Department, Religious Studies

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Formator (Dominican House, Karen) 2005 -Up-to-date

Superior at Saint Dominic’s House, Masai Lane, Karen

Director o Kisumu Campus, CUEA

E. TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998 – 2000: University of Ibadan, Nigeria.(Department of Religious Studies)

1998 –1999, 2002-2004: Dominican Institute of philosophy and Theology,

Ibadan, Nigeria

2001 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Kinshasa (D.R. Congo) –Visiting Lecturer.

2002 – 2004: The Baptist College of Theology-Ogbomosho, Nigeria

2002 - 2004. Major Seminary All Saints, Ekpoma, Nigeria.

2005 – 2009: Tangaza College (Nairobi)

2005 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

F. SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP AND PRIZES (IN RESPECT OF UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE WORK ONLY)

  • Institut de Missiologie Missio e. V.( Germany). (Two Times)
  • Grants for publication of three Books (Mission and Porticus)

G. HONORS, DISTINCTIONS

1994-Up-to-date: A member of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), from1994-

1999-2006: A member of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (Cairo)

2003-Up-to-date: A member of the Interreligious Dialogue in the Dominican

Order

2005-2007: Counselor for Intellectual life in Africa (Order of Preachers).

2008-Up-to-date: Member of the Vatican Catholic-Muslim commission

2011: Distinguished Scholar of the Year 2011, CUEA

H. PUBLICATIONS

Articles

1. “Nigéria: en perspective de la rencontre avec l'Islam", Actualité Dominicaine

au Zaire , (Kinshasa), 1996.

2. “Salvation of Christians and Muslims: Views of both sides” in Skepticos, 1996

3. "The possibility of Salvation, a Christian and Muslim assessment", in Skepticos,1997.

4. “Guidelines for Dialogue. Recognition of values in Non-Christian Religions”, in Training for interreligious dialogue, 2003

5. Islamic ambivalence in training for interreligious dialogue, in Training for interreligious dialogue 2003

6. “Shades of leadership in Islam, in Chakana, Missio, 2003.

7. “Preaching with Islam in mind. Thomas Aquinas: a Model., in Preaching in Contemporary Nigeria , 2003

8. “Islam in Africa Today, in Chakana, Missio, 2005

9. “The Phenomenon of Independent preachers in Christianity and Islam: A blessing or a curse to Interreligious Dialogue” in African Christian Studies, CUEA, 2006

10. “Islam from within: A review of New Islamic Movements in Africa” in African Christian Studies , CUEA, 2007

11. Revisiting the Principles of Dialogue for comprehensive Quality Assurance in African Universities in Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21 st century, CUEA 2008

12. “Insight into Shar’ia. A Concise Study of Islamic Law in Africa” in African

Christian Studies , CUEA, 2009

13. The Nature of natural law in Islam. A Hidden but efficient principle in natural Law in search of Common denominator…, CUEA 2010

14. David Lutz and Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi, Alleviating African Poverty within the Catholic and Islamic Traditions in Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences, CUEA, 2011

15. Auf der Suche nach einer Basis fur den inter-religiosen Dialog im subsaharischem Afrika in Mission und Dialog, Herder, Germany 2012

16. When the church Fathers speak of Education. A reflection on the Tertiary Education in Africa Education in International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 1 No. 8, August, 2013

Books

2. Journey Into Islam, An attempt to Awaken Christians in Africa, Nairobi, Pauline’s 2006

3. The Identity of Christ in Islam. From the Perspective of Thomas Aquinas, Nairobi,

Pauline’s, 2008

3. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards A Culture of Working Together, CUEA Press, 2009 (Editor)

4. Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21st Century. Proceedings of a conference held in

May 2008 at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – Kenya, CUEA Press, 2012, (Editor)

5. Beyond Religious Tradition. From Philosophy of Religion to Comparative Study of Religion in Africa, Nairobi, CUEA Press, 2013

6. Companion to Research Methodology. Focus on Humanities. Education and Social Sciences, 2015

 

Book in progress

INTELLIGENCE OF MANAGERIAL ETHICS: SIGHT AND INSIGHT

I. MAJOR CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH PAPERS READ

1. What is Islam for Christians in Nigeria, Warri Diocese, 1999

2. Islam in Dialogue with Christianity. (Central Republic of Africa), Bangui, 2000

3. Revisiting Philosophical and theological Curricula in Catholic Institutions in Africa,

organized by Missio in Kumasi, Ghana, 2001

4. Interfaith Dialogue. Joint congress of the University of Santo Tomas (Manila) and

5. Assumption University (Bangkok), Bangkok., 2002

5. Theology in context, Manila, The Philippines, 2003.

6. Where is Islam going? , Rome, 2005

7. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a culture of Working together, CUEA, May 2008

8. God of Peace and Justice, Vatican, June 2008

9. Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21st century, 2009

10. The role of the Church in enhancing Education, 2012

11. NETWORK PASTORAL AFRICA. THIRD Conference, GABA CAMPUS, 2015

12. Social Teaching of the Church In Relation to Family, Youth and Children Apostolate,

School Apostolate, Kisumu, 2015

J. COMMUNITY SERVICE

* Assistant Chaplain, Kikuyu Campus, University of Nairobi, from 2008

*Assistant Chaplain, Thogotho College of Education, from 2010

K. REFEREES

 Prof. Mary Getui

Director of Quality Assurance unit

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

P.O Box 62157 – 00200

Nairobi, KENYA

Prof. Alloys Ayako

Dean of the Faculty of Commerce

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

P.O Box 62157 – 00200

Nairobi, KENYA

Contacts

Prof. Mvumbi Frederic Ntedika, O.P

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Director Kisumu Campus

Kisumu , KENYA

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Declaration

I hereby declare that the information given above is correct

Mvumbi Frederic Ntedika

Mvumbi F. N. is an Associate Professor from 2012; he is CUEA Distinguished Scholar of the year 2011, External Examiner at Kenyatta University in 2010; Resource Person (Religions and Islamic Studies) of the Commission for University Education, Kenya, from 2010 up-to-date; Senior Lecturer from 2008; Visiting Lecturer at Saint Paul’s University (2008-2009), & –The Catholic University of Kinshasa from 2008 up-to-date. He has published articles in refereed journals in the fields of Religion and Culture, Philosophy, Sociology, Research Methodology (Hard and soft copies). Prof. Mvumbi F. N. is the author of 6 academic books: (1) journey into Islam. An attempt to awaken Christians in Africa, Pauline’s, 2006; (2) The Identity of Christ in Islam. From the perspective of Thomas Aquinas, Pauline’s, 2008; (3) Interfaith dialogue: towards a culture of working together, CUEA, 2009 (editor); (4) Catholic Higher education in Africa for the 21st century. Proceedings of a conference held in M ay 2008 at the catholic university of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – Kenya, CUEA press, 2012, (editor) (5) B eyond religious tradition. From philosophy of religion to comparative study of religion in Africa, Nairobi, CUEA press, 201; (6) Companion to Research Methodology. Focus on humanities. Education and social sciences, CUEA, 2015. He is currently working on a book titled: Managerial Ethics. Sight and Insight.

The New Priest - Curriculum Vitae

1. Civil Data


Name: Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi  

Date of birth: 2nd may 1964  

Place of birth: Tshela, Bas-Congo Nationality: Congolese (D.R Congo)
Civil Status
: Celibate Catholic Priest
Languages Spoken: Kikongo and Lingala, French, English, Arabic, .

 

2. Religious Data


Diocese

1988-1993: Seminarian of the Diocese of Boma (D.R. Congo)
Order of Preachers (Dominican)

1993 – Up-to-date: Order of Preachers (Dominican)
1993-1994: Novitiate
1994: First Vows
2000 : Perpetual Vows
2000: Ordained Deacon
2001: Ordained Priest

 3. Current Academic Status


Lecturer

 

 

4. Education


Philosophy: 1988-1991 B. Ph (Major Seminary Abbe Ngindi, Boma –D.R. Congo)
Theology: 1992-1994 STB (Major Seminary Mayidi) –D.R. Congo
Religions Studies: 1995 - 1997 M.A in Comparative Religion
Islamic Studies: 1997 - 2001 PhD. In Islamics
Arabic Studies:1999 -2001 Certificate in Modern Standard Arabicand Qur’anic exegesis , Dar Comboni, Cairo.

 5. Work Experience


Dean of Studies for Dominican Students in Africa: 2003 - 2008
Formator (Dominican House, Karen) 2005 -Up-to-date

 6. Administrative Experience


 Dean Facuty of Arts and Social Sciences: 2009 - up-to-date

Head of the Department of Religious Studies: 2007- 2009

 7. Teaching Experience


1998 – 2000: University of Ibadan, Nigeria.(Department of Religious Studies)
1998 –1999, 2002-2004: Dominican Institute of philosophy and Theology, Ibadan, Nigeria
2001 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Kinshasa (Facultes Catholiques de Kinshasa).(D.R. Congo) –Visiting Lecturer.
2002 – 2004: The Baptist College of Theology-Ogbomosho, Nigeria
2002 - 2004. Major Seminary All Saints, Ekpoma, Nigeria.
2005 – Up-to-date: Tangaza College (Nairobi)
2005 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

8. Scholarship, Fellowship and Prizes (in respect of undergraduate and postgraduate work only)


Institut de Missiologie Missio e. V.( Germany). (Two Times)

9. Honors, distinctions


1994-Up-to-date: A member of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans)
1999-2006: A member of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (Cairo)
2003-Up-to-date: A member of the Interreligious Dialogue in the Dominican Order
2005-2007: Counselor for Intellectual life in Africa (Order of Preachers).
2008-Up-to-date: Member of the Vatican Catholic-Muslim commission

10. Research


Dissertations and theses

1989: Le dialogue de l'Ordre et du Désordre comme nouveau principe du Cosmos, B.Ph.
1993: Le séjour des Papes en Avignon. Une étude historique, STB.
1996: Monotheism, its implications in early Islam, M.A. thesis in Religious
Studies M.A
2000: Christological Issues in the Qur`an. From the perspective of the Summa
Theologiae, PhD
2001: Sociology of Islam in Africa, Cairo.

Publications

Articles

  1. “Nigéria: en perspective de la rencontre avec l'Islam", Actualité Dominicaine au Zaire, (Kinshasa), 1996. 
  2.  “Salvation of Christians and Muslims: Views of both sides” in Skepticos, 1996 
  3. "The possibility of Salvation, a Christian and Muslim assessment", in Skepticos, 1997. 
  4. “Guidelines for Dialogue. Recognition of values in Non-Christian Religions”, in Training for interreligious dialogue, 2003
  5. Islamic ambivalence in training for interreligious dialogue, in Training for interreligious dialogue 2003 
  6. “Shades of leadership in Islam, in Chakana, Missio, 2003. 
  7. “Preaching with Islam in mind. Thomas Aquinas: a Model., in Preaching in Contemporary Nigeria, 2003 
  8.  “Islam in Africa Today, in Chakana, Missio, 2005 
  9. “The Phenomenon of Independent preachers in Christianity and Islam: A blessing or a curse to Interreligious Dialogue” in African Christian Studies, CUEA, 2006 
  10. “Islam from within: A review of New Islamic Movements in Africa” in African Christian Studies, CUEA, 2007 
  11. “Insight into Shar’ia. A Concise Study of Islamic Law in Africa” in African Christian Studies, CUEA, 2009 

Books


  1. Journey Into Islam, An attempt to Awaken Christians in Africa, 2006 
  2. The Identity of Christ in Islam. From the Perspective of Thomas Aquinas, 2008 
  3. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a Culture of Working together, CUEA, 2009(Editor)

Major Conferences attended with papers read


 

  1. What is Islam for Christians in Nigeria, Warri Diocese, 1999 
  2. Islam in Dialogue with Christianity. (Central Republic of Africa), Bangui, 2000
  3. Revisiting Philosophical and theological Curricula in Catholic Institutions in Africa, organized by Missio in Kumasi, Ghana, 2001
  4. Interfaith Dialogue. Joint congress of the University of Santo Tomas (Manila) and Assumption University (Bangkok), Bangkok., 2002
  5. Theology in context, Manila, The Philippines, 2003. 
  6. Where is Islam going? , Rome, 2005 
  7. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a culture of Working together, CUEA, May 2008 
  8. God of Peace and Justice, Vatican, June 2008

Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS


Identification

Name: Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi, OP

Sex:Male

Nationality: Congolese (D.R Congo)

Date of birth: May 2nd 1964

Current Contact Address:

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Kisumu campus, P.O. Box 1580,

40100, Kisumu, Kenya

Tel. No.2024202, Mobile no. +254-735421272+254-735421272

E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Website: www.mvumbi.com

Mvumbi F.N is the Director - CUEA Kisumu Campus and Professor of Humanities and Social Sciernces. He is a Distinguished Scholar of the year-2011, External Examiner at Kenyatta University from 2010, Resource person (Religions and Islamic Studies) of  the Commission for University Education, Kenya, from 2010, Senior Lecturer from 2008, Visiting Lecturer, -Saint Paul’s University (2008-2009), & –The Catholic University of Kinshasa (from 2008…)

EDUCATIONAL DETAILS


University Education

Degree Conferred and Date: PhD, 17th November, 2001

Area of Specialization
: Islamic studies

Institution
: University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Thesis Title
: Christological Issues in the Qur’an. From the Perspective of the Summa Theologiae of Thomas Aquinas

Degree conferred and date: Maters in Comparative Religions, 1996

Institution: University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Thesis Title: Monotheism. It’s Development in Early Islam

Degree Conferred and date: Bachelor of Theology, (Arts) First Class Honors’, July 1994

Institution: The Catholic University of Kinshasa

Thesis Title: Le séjour des Papes en Avignon.  Une étude historique (Trans. The Sojourn of Popes         in Avignon: A Historical study)

Degree Conferred and date: Bachelor of Philosophy, (Arts) Second Class Honours, Upper-Division, July 1990

Institution: The Catholic University of Kinshasa

Thesis title: L’Ordre du Desordre and le Desordre de l’Ordre chez Edgar Morin (Trans. The Order of the Disorder and the Disorder of the Order in Edgar Morin’s philosophy of Nature

Certificate in Arabic and Qur’anic Exegesis, 2001

Institution: Dar Comboni Institute, Cairo, Egypt

Secondary School Education

Diplome D’état (equivalent to KACE), 1988

School: Institut Boma Mungu, DR. Congo: 1987-1988

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS


Present Employment

Employer: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Address:

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Kisumu campus, P.O. Box 1580,

40100, Kisumu, Kenya -Tel. No.2024202,

Director of Kisumu Campus-CUEA, 2014-

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences-CUEA, 2010- February 2014

Head of Department, Religious Studies-CUEA, 2006-2010

Status:

Associate Professor, 2013

Senior Lecturer, since May 2008 (Kenya)

Lecturer: 1st March 2005 – 30th April 2008 (In Nigeria and Kenya)

Tutorial fellow: August 2002 – March 2005 (In Nigeria)

Graduate Assistant: August 1996 – December 1998 (in Nigeria)

Department: Religious Studies

University Teaching, Supervision and Examination


I have taught and examined the following Courses so far:

                                          University Teaching

Department of Religious Studies, CUEA

1st Year Course: Introduction to Islam, Church History, Critical Thinking

2nd Year Courses: Belief system in Africa, Philosophy of Religion, Church History II,

Comparative Religion, Phenomenology of Religion

3rd Year Course: Sociology of Religion, Christology, Ecumenism (CUEA) and Islamic

Philosophy (The Catholic University of Kinshasa, Masters Courses: Research

Methodology, History and Sources of Islam, Islamic Theology, Phenomenology of

Religion, History of Islam in East Africa (CUEA and at St. Paul’s University, Limuru) and

Qur’anic Arabic (St. Paul’s University, Limuru)

PhD Courses: (1) Principles of Interreligious Dialogue, (2) Studies in the Qur’an/ Hadith,

Research Methodology, Enculturation (CUEA)

Department of Development Studies

4th Year Course: SDS 403: Ethics in development

Masters Course: MDS 500 Research methodology

Faculty of Education

Doctoral Course: ED 701 Patristic Education

                                       Postgraduate supervision

Ongoing supervision:

Doctoral:

JANE MUKUHA (PhD/ RS/ 028/ 05/06, Topic: Marriage and Family: a Threatened Institution in the Catholic Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya

Joyce Mulandi, THE ROLE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION A search for a New Paradigm of Evangelization in Nairobi Archdiocese, Kenya

ZIPPORAH N. MAGAKI (1018434), Evaluation of Primary Schools Infrastructure Investment Programme In Nyamira County, Kenya

KARURI PAUL NYAGA (1019727) Towards an Environmental Ethics: With Special reference To Bernard Lonergan”.

LANOI PARMUAT, (1021212), The Contribution of free Pentecostal fellowship on FGM Phenomenon: A Case of Masai of Kajiado County, Kenya.

Masters:

DORCAS J. CHELAGAT (1020220), Impact of New Religious Movements on the Socio-Economic Life of Christians: A Case of Evangelical Churches, UASIN GISHU County, Eldoret Town, Kenya.

Completed

Masters

2010

SAMBU ALICE (1013815) Christian-Muslim Attitude among Students in Primary Teachers Colleges.  A Case study of  Nyanza Province Colleges, Kenya, CUEA

LUKANGA ANDREW (1010464) Towards a study of Violence in Religion: A survey of Causes and challenges in Christianity and Islam, CUEA

2009

MARY MBACI (Med/ 133/ 07/08 ): Effects of Cultural Practices on Primary School Adolescent Girls: Formal Education in East Pokot District, CUEA

BUKHALA JIM BULEMI (1008970): Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in National Technical Examinations in Selected Technical Institutions in Western Province, CUEA

2008

NABANGALA ROSE MARUTI (MA/RS/278/06/07) : A Holistic Rebirth of Kesongon Women: Christianity Versus Traditional Religion.  A Case Study of Kesogon Area in Trans-Nzoia District, CUEA

MICHAEL ELVIS MUSHILA CHIMFWENBE (Reg No?): Towards a Christian Response to the Challenges  Of Drug Abuse and Addiction Among the Unemployed Youth: A Case of Lusaka, Zambia, CUEA

2006

ROSALINE CHEPGNETICH (MA/RS/276/05/06): Temporary Separation and Divorce Among the Nandi People: A Critical Analysis of the Current Causes, Attitudes and Consequences

OUMA EMMANUEL PASCAL: Causes and Effects of Division in African Independent Churches in Kenya: A Case Study of Upper Nyakach Division (Year?), CUEA

2005

JAMES KIRAITHE (MA/RS/244/04/05): The Impact of Christianity and Islam on the Ameru Traditional Way of Life: A Comparative Analysis (2005), CUEA

Doctoral 

2013

JOHN PETER BWIRE (PhD) topic: economic empowerment of Muslim women

through microfinance in Kamukunji constituency: (1992-2010)

2012

FEDHA FLORA,(1014588) Effectiveness of Decentralized  Education Bursary Fund in Enhancing Equity in access and Participation in Public Secondary Schools in Kajiado  County, Kenya.

JOSEPH MUTEI (1015864) The Challenges Facing the Practice of Polygamy among the Muslims in Kenya

2011

KABETA CHARLES SIANGA (1004251), the Role of the African Traditional Culture in Promotion of Consecrated Religious Life in Africa.  A Case study of the Clergy, and Consecrated Men and Women in Langata, Nairobi

2010

MARY KATHAMBI KINOTI (1010465): The Response of Faith Based Organizations to the spiritual and psychosocial needs of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

2009

PATRICK MARY EZEONU CFM (PHD/RS/023/04/05): An Evaluation of the Implementation of Catholic Social Doctrine on Social Justice in Onitsha Archdiocese, Nigeria, CUEA

LUCY KIMARO (PhD/RS/029/06): The Promotion of Christian-Muslim Dialogue Through Religious Education in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Moshi Diocese, CUEA

2007

PAUL MULWA KYALO (PhD/RS/021/03): The Practice of Divorce (at-Talaq) in Islamic Law: The Case of the Akamba of Kitui, Kenya, CUEA

HONGOLI POLYCARP AIDAN (PhD/RS/031/06/07), Evaluating Inculturation in Benedictine Missions of Njombe Catholic Diocese in Southern Tanzania, CUEA

LUWEREKERA BERNARD (1009215), Faith-Based Organizations and their Legacy to Uganda’s Social Economic Development: A Case of Aga Khan Foundation and the World Vision’s Community base Development Initiatives in Masaka and Kampala Districts (1986 to date), CUEA     

c. External Examiner

 St. Paul’s University, Limuru

Kenyatta University, Nairobi

WORK EXPERIENCE


Dean of Studies for Dominican Students in Africa: 2003 – 2008

Teaching: 1999 – to date

Catholic Priest, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya

Head of Department, Religious Studies

Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Formator (Dominican House, Karen)     2005 -Up-to-date

Superior at Saint Dominic’s House, Masai Lane, Karen

Director o Kisumu Campus, CUEA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


1998 – 2000: University of Ibadan, Nigeria.(Department of Religious Studies)

1998 –1999, 2002-2004:  Dominican Institute of philosophy and Theology,

Ibadan, Nigeria

2001 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Kinshasa (D.R. Congo) –Visiting Lecturer.

2002 – 2004: The Baptist College of Theology-Ogbomosho, Nigeria

2002 - 2004.  Major Seminary All Saints, Ekpoma, Nigeria.

2005 – 2009: Tangaza College (Nairobi)

2005 – Up-to-date: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA)

SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP AND PRIZES (IN RESPECT OF UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE WORK ONLY)


Institut de Missiologie Missio e. V.( Germany). (Two Times)

Grants for publication of three Books (Mission and Porticus)

HONORS, DISTINCTIONS


1994-Up-to-date: A member of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans), from1994-

1999-2006: A member of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (Cairo)

2003-Up-to-date: A member of the Interreligious Dialogue in the Dominican   

Order

2005-2007: Counselor for Intellectual life in Africa (Order of Preachers).

2008-Up-to-date: Member of the Vatican Catholic-Muslim commission

2011: Distinguished Scholar of the Year 2011, CUEA

PUBLICATIONS


Articles

1. “Nigéria: en perspective de la rencontre avec l'Islam", Actualité Dominicaine

     au Zaire, (Kinshasa), 1996.

2.  “Salvation of Christians and Muslims: Views of both sides” in Skepticos, 1996

3. "The possibility of Salvation, a Christian and Muslim assessment", in Skepticos,1997.

4. “Guidelines for Dialogue. Recognition of values in Non-Christian Religions”,

      in Training for interreligious dialogue, 2003

5. Islamic ambivalence in training for interreligious dialogue, in Training for

    interreligious dialogue 2003

6. “Shades of leadership in Islam, in Chakana, Missio, 2003.

7. “Preaching with Islam in mind.  Thomas Aquinas: a Model., in Preaching in

     Contemporary Nigeria,  2003

8.  “Islam in Africa Today, in Chakana, Missio, 2005

9. “The Phenomenon of Independent preachers in Christianity and Islam: A

     blessing or a curse to Interreligious Dialogue” in African Christian Studies,

      CUEA, 2006

10. “Islam from within: A review of New Islamic Movements in Africa” in

      African Christian Studies, CUEA, 2007

11. Revisiting the Principles of Dialogue for comprehensive Quality Assurance in African Universities in Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21st century, CUEA 2008

12. “Insight into Shar’ia. A Concise Study of Islamic Law in Africa” in African

      Christian Studies, CUEA, 2009

13. The Nature of natural law in Islam. A Hidden but efficient principle in natural Law insearch of Common denominator…, CUEA 2010

14. David Lutz and Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi, Alleviating African Poverty within the Catholic and Islamic Traditions in Eastern Africa Journal of Humanities and Sciences, CUEA, 2011

15. Auf der Suche nach einer Basis fur den inter-religiosen Dialog im subsaharischem

      Afrika in Mission und Dialog, Herder, Germany 2012

16. When the church Fathers speak of Education. A reflection on the Tertiary Education

      In Africa Education in International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 1 No. 8,

August, 2013

Books

1.  Journey Into Islam, An attempt to Awaken Christians in Africa, Nairobi, Pauline’s 2006

2.  The Identity of Christ in Islam.  From the Perspective of Thomas Aquinas, Nairobi,

     Pauline’s, 2008

3. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards A Culture Of Working Together, CUEA Press,    2009 (Editor)

4. Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21st Century.  Proceedings of a conference held in

    May 2008 at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi – Kenya, CUEA Press, 2012, (Editor)

5. Beyond Religious Tradition. From Philosophy of Religion to Comparative Study of Religion In Africa, Nairobi, CUEA Press, 2013

MAJOR CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH PAPERS READ


1. What is Islam for Christians in Nigeria, Warri Diocese, 1999

2. Islam in Dialogue with Christianity. (Central Republic of Africa), Bangui, 2000

3. Revisiting Philosophical and theological Curricula in Catholic Institutions in    Africa,

    organized by Missio in Kumasi, Ghana, 2001

4. Interfaith Dialogue. Joint congress of the University of Santo Tomas (Manila) and

   Assumption University (Bangkok), Bangkok., 2002

5. Theology in context, Manila, The Philippines, 2003.

6. Where is Islam going? , Rome, 2005

7. Interfaith Dialogue: Towards a culture of Working together, CUEA, May 2008

8. God of Peace and Justice, Vatican, June 2008

9. Catholic Higher Education in Africa for the 21st century, 2009

10. The role of the Church in enhancing Education, 2011

COMMUNITY SERVICE


                        * Assistant Chaplain, Kikuyu Campus, University of Nairobi, from 2008

                        *Assistant Chaplain, Thogotho College of Education, from 2010

                    

REFEREES


Prof. Mary Getui

Director of Quality Assurance unit

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

P.O Box 62157 – 00200

Nairobi, KENYA

Prof. Alloys Ayako

Dean of the Faculty of Commerce

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

P.O Box 62157 – 00200

Nairobi, KENYA

Contacts

Prof. Frederic Ntedika Mvumbi, O.P

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Kisumu Campus

Kisumu, KENYA

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Website: www.mvumbi.com

Mobile: +254-735-421-272+254-735-421-272

 

Office Contacts

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Kisumu Campus

P.O. Box 1280 -40100,

Kisumu -Kenya

Tel. No.2024202 

Personal Contacts

Mobile no.+254-735421272

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