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Dr. CHRISTOPHER NASERI NASERI

Senior Lecturer
Religious and Cultural Studies
chrisnaseri@unical.edu.ng

He was employed in the University in 2012. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, Bachelor’s Degree in Divinity (Theology); Licenciate (Master Degree) in Scriptures and Ph.D in Theology with specialization in the New Testament. Lectures in the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies. Courses taught include New Testament Greek, Old Testament Hebrews, New Testament Studies.  Areas of research include Migration and the Bible, Women in the Bible and the Bible and Cultures.BIBLICAL STUDIES;  BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF THE OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS EXEGESIS,  BIBLICAL LANGUAGES: GREEK AND HEBREW,  CHRISTIAN ETHICS. He is an Associate Editor of the Koinonia journal. He has attended many Conferences organised by Professional Bodies both internally and nationally. The international conference include one in Italy on the Bible and Translations. He is a member of the following professional bodies: Society of Biblical Literature, Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria, Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN), Catholic Biblical Association of America (CBA), and Research International Network (RIN). He has published many journal articles in renown International and national journals.

Naseri, Christopher. The Entry into Jerusalem According to the Gospel of Luke: A Critical and Historical Re-Examination. Verlag: Hamburg, 2011.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “The Purpose of the Gospels and Its Implication for Contemporary Preachers/Interpreters.” American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities 3.3 (2013): 103-118.

Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “Jesus as the Son of Man in the Gospels: An Interpretation.” American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities 3.4 (2013): 189-199.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “Jews have no Dealings with Samaritans: A Study of Relations between Jews and Samaritans at the Time of Jesus Christ.” LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research 11.2 (2014): 75-88.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “Religion and Terrorism: Identifying the Relationship.” Contemporary Journal of Arts and Science 1.2 (2015): 72-80.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Christian Identity in the First Letter of Peter: An Exegesis of 1 Peter 2:11”. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences 6.10 (2016): 114-120.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Challenges of Bible/Liturgical Translations in the Efik Language Group”. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 8.3 (2016): 67-82.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Understanding the Anarthrous Predicate υἰὸς θεοῦ ‘Son of God’ in Mark 15:39”. European Journal of Social Sciences Studies 2.7 (2017): 174-185.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Appreciating Recent Scholarly Interpretations of 1 Corinthians 15:8”. International Journal of African Catholicism 9.1 (2017): 130-146.    


Naseri, Christopher, Patrick Bassey, Oluwafemi Owolo, “Biblical Paradigms for the Sustainable Use and Management of Natural Resources in Nigeria: Interpreting John 6:1-15 from an Eco-Theological Perspective”. International Journal of African Catholicism 9.1 (2017): 166-189.


Naseri, Naseri-Mutiti. “Discipleship in Luke 19:28-40: A Challenge to Contemporary Christians.” Koinonia 4.2 (2010): 1-20.    


Naseri, Naseri-Mutiti. “The Four OT Women in Matthew’s Genealogy of Jesus.” Koinonia 5.2 (2011): 1-22.    


Naseri, Naseri-Mutiti. “The Story of Zacchaeus: Vindication or Conversion? (Luke 19:1-10).” Nigerian Journal of Theology 26 (2012): 1-20.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “The Son of Man and His Mission to Save in Luke 19:10.” International Journal of Religion and Theology 2.1 (2013): 93-106.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “The Church, Parents and Teachers as Moral Educators of Children.” Koinonia 6.4 (2014): 41-54.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Literal Sense of Scripture and the Trend of Biblical Preaching: A Quest for Convergence”. International Journal of Theology and Reformed Tradition 6 (2014): 1-15.    


Naseri, Christopher Naseri-Mutiti. “The Encounter between Jesus and the Samaritan Woman in John 4:1-42: A Model for Christian Ecumenical Dialogue.” The Church in Nigeria and Ecumenical Question. Ed. Luke E. Ijezie, Stephen Audu and Agnes L. Acha, Lagos: Cathan Publication, 2015, 170-195.    


Naseri, Christopher, Gilbert Alaribe. “Scholarly Interpretations of the Centurion’s Statement in Mark 15:39”. Social Forum: Journal of National Association of Social Educators 12.9 (2016): 156-164.    


Naseri, Christopher. “The ‘Elect’ as ‘Resident Aliens’ and ‘Sojourners’ in 1 Peter 2:11”. Consecration and Vows in the Bible: Acts of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN). Ed. Bernard Ukwuegbu, Mary-Jerome Obiorah, Anthony Ewherido, Vincent Nyoyoko and Cletus Gotan. Port Harcourt: CABAN, 2016, 285-302.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Patrine Christians as Strangers and the Globalization of Christianity: A Study of 1 Peter 1:1; 1:17; 2:9; and 2:11”. Nigerian Journal of Theology 31 (2017): 77-95.    


Naseri, Christopher. “The Rule of Law as Condition for Sustainable Development: A Reflection on 1 Peter 2:13-17”. Koinonia 7.6 (2017), 1-18.    


Naseri, Christopher. “Reading Luke 15:11-32 as the Parable of Mercy and Compassion”. Mercy and Justice in the Bible: Acts of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN). Ed. Bernard Ukwuegbu, Mary-Jerome Obiorah, Anthony Ewherido, Joseph Mamman. Port Harcourt: CABAN, 2017, 142-159.    

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11. 29th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association for Biblical Studies (NABIS) on “Biblical Studies and Sustainable Development in Africa”. Venue: Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria. Date: July 5-8, 2016.
Perspectives of biblical studies on Development and sustainability of Development in Africa
Start: Tuesday 5th July, 2016
End: Friday 8th July, 2016
15. The 10th Annual Conference of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) on “The Holy Spirit and Charisms in the Bible”. Venue: Bishop Moynach Hall, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Calabar. Date: October 24-27, 2017.
The Conference explores the notion of Holy Spirit and Charisms in the Bible especially in the context of how the two are understood and experienced today especially in Nigeria
Start: Tuesday 24th October, 2017
End: Friday 27th October, 2017
12. The 9th Annual Conference of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) on “Mercy and Justice in the Bible”. Venue: Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
The conference explores the notion of God's mercy and Justice, and the interaction between the two concepts in the bible
Start: Tuesday 25th October, 2016
End: Friday 28th October, 2016
4. 29th Annual Theological Conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN) on “The Church in Nigeria and Ecumenical Question.” Venue: Divine Love Retreat and Conference Centre, Abuja, Nigeria.
The attitude of the Church towards healing the division that exists among Christian Churches
Start: Tuesday 22nd April, 2014
End: Friday 25th April, 2014
The 8th Annual Conference of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) on “Consecration and Vows in the Bible”. Venue: Cardinal Ekandem Pastoral Centre, Ikot Ekepene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Date: October 27-30, 2015.
The Biblical Concepts of Consecration and Vows
Start: Tuesday 27th October, 2015
End: Friday 30th October, 2015
3. International Conference on “Listening from Africa: Her Context, Her Hope, and Her Potentials.” Venue: Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy
he Context hope and potentials of Africa and the role Religion can play in harnessing the resources Africa represents
Start: Monday 14th May, 2012
End: Wednesday 16th May, 2012
6. International Conference of the Society for Research and Academic Excellence, University of Nigeria Nsukka on “Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Sciences.” Venue: University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Surveying Researches in the Arts and exploring the contributions of the to the Academic world
Start: Monday 16th February, 2015
End: Wednesday 18th February, 2015
9. 31st Annual Theological Conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN) on “Theology and Ecological Issues”. Venue: Bishop Nwedo Pastoral Centre, Umuohia, Abia State, Nigeria.
Theological inputs on the theme of ecology
Start: Tuesday 29th March, 2016
End: Friday 1st April, 2016
1. International Conference on “The 40th Anniversary of the Second Vatican Council Decree on Mission Ad Gentes.” Venue: Pontifical Urban University Rome, Italy.
The Spread of Christianity in the World and the Role the Church plays in this spread
Start: Thursday 9th March, 2006
End: Saturday 11th March, 2006
2. International Conference on “The Bible among Cultures; Hermeneutics and Communication.” Venue: Pontifical Urban University, Rome, Italy.
On the relationship between the Bible and Cultures
Start: Thursday 10th May, 2007
End: Friday 11th May, 2007
14. 30th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association for Biblical Studies (NABIS) on “Biblical Studies and Economic Management in Africa”. Venue: Benue State University, Makurdi, Nigeria.
Exploration of biblical incentives to improving the management of the African economy
Start: Tuesday 4th July, 2017
End: Saturday 8th July, 2017
7. The 2015 Nida School of Translation Studies, Society of Biblical Literature, on “Leading Edges in Translation: World Literature and Performativity,” Venue: San Pellegrino University Foundation Campus, Missano Italy
The effect of literary works on reality. Understanding written works in terms existential experience
Start: Monday 18th May, 2015
End: Friday 29th May, 2015
5. First International Conference of Researchers International Network on “Perspectives in Religion, Terrorism and Development.” Venue: International Conference Centre, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria
The relationship between religion and terrorism and the implications of both for Development
Start: Monday 13th October, 2014
End: Thursday 16th October, 2014
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