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Dr. Emeka Charles Ekeke

Lecturer 11
Religious and Cultural Studies
emekacekeke@unical.edu.ng

Dr Emeka Charles Ekeke bagged his PhD in 2016 in University of Calabar, Calabar, with specialisation in Ethics. He graduated from Atlantic International University, Honolulu, Hawaii, the USA in 2013 with PhD in Church History. In 2010 he bagged M.A. from University of Calabar, Calabar, with major in Biomedical Ethics. In 2010 he graduated from Assemblies of God Divinity School of Nigeria, Old Umuahia, Affiliate of the University of Uyo with B.Th. degree. He had B.A. (First Class) 2006, from University of Calabar, Calabar, in Religious Studies. He was a nominee for the 12th ROYAN International Research Award on Epidemiology and Human Reproductive Ethics by Royan Institute, Tehran, Iran Sept.7- 9, 2011. He is the recipient of the Most Rev. (Dr) Brian Usanga’s award for the best graduating student of the Department of Religious Studies/Philosophy 2005/2006 session, the University of Calabar in 2006. He was also awarded Papa S. O. Abang’s award for best graduating student of the Department of Religious Studies/Philosophy 2005/2006 session, the University of Calabar in 2006. He is an awardee of the Meritorious Diamond Award for National Development (MEDA 2013) in CHRISTIAN RELIGION & HIGHER EDUCATION CATEGORY-National Merit Award House, Abuja Nigeria, 2013. He was given a research study grant for PhD in Religious Studies by Atlantic International University, Honolulu, Hawaii, the USA worth $3000 USD. He has published 27 journal articles in national and international fully referred journals one of which is “Solving the Problem of Infertility among Christians: A Bioethical Appraisal” American Journal of Social and Management Sciences 1(2) December 2010: 201- 208. Dr Ekeke lectures in the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, the University of Calabar where he teaches courses in Church History, Biomedical Ethics and Anti-Corruption Studies. He is a member of the following learned scholarly organisations: National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research; American Academy of Religion; American Society of Church History; Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. He is presently the Coordinator, Turnitin Programme of Graduate School for Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar. He is committed to the progress of humanity and his institution.

  • Journal Articles
  • (a)   Foreign Journal Articles

     

    Ekeke, Emeka C. & Eyo, Ubong E. “The Necessity of Hope: A Philosophical and Theological Appraisal” European Scientific Journal 12(5), 2016: 371-385 (http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n5p371)

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Phenomenological Approach to the Study of Religion: A Historical Perspective”. European Journal of Scientific Research, 44 (2), August 2010: 266-274

    Ekeke, Emeka C. & Ikegbu, Ephraim A. “The Sanctity of Human Life in the Twenty First Century: The Challenge of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide”. International Research Journal, 1(9) October, 2010: 312 – 318

    Ekeke, Emeka C. & Ekeopara, Chike A.  “God, Divinities and Spirits in African Traditional Religious Ontology” American Journal of Social and Management Sciences 1(2) December, 2010: 209-218

    Ekeke, Emeka C. & Uchegbue C. O. “Solving the Problem of Infertility among Christians: A Bioethical Appraisal” American Journal of Social and Management Sciences 1(2) December, 2010: 201- 208

    Ekeke, Emeka C. and Ekpenyong, Ekpenyong O. “The Principles and Motivations of Christian Ethics in Nigeria in the Twenty First Century” American Journal of Scientific Research Issue 13, January 2011: 142-150

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Abortion Technology in the Twenty First Century: A Christian Bioethical Appraisal” AJET 28(2), 2009: 151-165.

    Ekeopara, Chike A. and Ekeke, Emeka C. “The Relevance of African Traditional Religion in an HIV/AIDS Environment” Research Journal of International Studies, Issue 19, June, 2011: 43- 52

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “African Traditional Religion: A Conceptual and Philosophical Appraisal” LUMINA, 22(2) 2011: 1-19

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “The Symbolism of Offor in Igbo Traditional Religion” American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 2 (1), January 2012: 11-19

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Internet Abuses as Hindrance to Development in Nigeria: A Christian Ethical Appraisal”, International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2 (7). July, 2012: 1123-1131.

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Oral Expression of African Christianity in Songs and Choruses (A Case Study of African Independent Churches in Calabar-Nigeria)” Research on Humanities and Social Science 2(6) 2012: 154-163

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Persecution and Martyrdom of Christians in the Roman Empire from AD54 to AD100: A Lesson for the 21st Century Church” European Scientific Journal 8(16). July, 2012: 175-190

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Religion and Democracy in Nigeria” International Journal of Arts and Sciences 6(1) 2013: 321-328

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “The Greco-Roman and Jewish Contributions to the Growth of Earliest Christianity” American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities 3(1) January, 2013: 24-33

    John, Elizabeth O and Emeka C. Ekeke. “A Comparative Analysis of Religions among Nigerian Prison Inmates in Calabar, Cross River State”. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) 22 (7) Ver. 2, July, 2017: 37-43 (www.iorsjournals.org)

     

    (b)  Local Journal Articles

     

    Uchegbue, Christian O. and Ekeke, Emeka C. “Tattoo Marking in the Twenty First Century: A Challenge to Christian Principle of Body Preservation” African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work 3(2) September 2010: 56-63

    Ekeke, Emeka C. and Uchegbue, Christian O. “Christianity and Principlism in Biomedical Ethics” The Leajon 2(2) February, 2011: 165-174

    Ekeke, Emeka C.  “The Limitations of Science and Refutation of Scientism” African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society. 1(1) August 2006: 53-59

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Towards the Utilization of Religion in the Attainment of National Development in Nigeria”. National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research Journal, December, 2007: 139-145

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Christian Ethical Concern with the Internet” African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 1(2) September 2007: 182-188

    Ekeke, Emeka C. and Uchegbue, C. O. “Internet Crimes and their Impact World-Wide: A Christian Perspective”. National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research Journal, December, 2008: 117-127

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Peace Building in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: The Role of Christianity”. African Pentecost: Journal of Theology, Psychology and Social Work, 1(2) June 2008: 133-139.

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Born Again Phenomenon: Theological and Biblical Appraisal” African Journal of Religion, Culture and Society, 2(1) June 2008: 34-43

    Ekeke, Emeka C. and Ntamu, G.U. “A Critique of Joseph Fletcher’s Situation Ethics in the Light of Christian Ethical Principles” Sophia: A Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, 10(2) April 2008: 5-13.

    Ekeke, Emeka C. and Ntamu, G. U.”Pilgrimage (Hajj) in Islam in the 21st Century and its Impact on the Society” Sophia: A Journal of   Philosophy and Public Affairs, 11(1) September, 2008: 31-41.

    Ekeke, Emeka C. “Christological Symbolic Models in African Christianity and Theology” Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS), 15(1) April, 2011: 151-173

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    Showing All Conferences Attended

    4th Annual Researchers International Network Conference held at University of Dschang, Cameroon.
    Title of Paper Presented: “Corruption as a Facilitator of Drug and Human Trafficking in Nigeria: An Ethical Appraisal”,
    Start: Tuesday 15th May, 2018
    End: Wednesday 18th July, 2018
    7th and 11th Royan International Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cell Research held at Tehran, Iran
    Paper Presented “Solving the Problem of Infertility among Christians: A Bioethical Appraisal” Abstracted in International Journal of Fertility
    Start: Wednesday 7th September, 2011
    End: Friday 9th September, 2011
    3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference of International Journal of Arts and Science held at the American University of Rome, Italy
    Paper Presented: “Religion and Democracy in Nigeria”
    Start: Monday 29th October, 2012
    End: Thursday 1st November, 2012
    5th Annual National Conference of National Association of Science, Humanities and Education Research held at Enugu State University of Technology (ESUT)
    Title of Paper Presented: “Peace-building in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria: The Role of Christianity”
    Start: Wednesday 18th June, 2008
    End: Saturday 21st June, 2008
    2016 Annual Faculty of Arts International Conference, University of Calabar, Nigeria.
    Title of Paper presented: “Religiosity and Spirituality as Agents of Change in Hard Drugs Usage in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria”
    Start: Tuesday 12th April, 2016
    End: Friday 15th April, 2016
    2015 Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion held at Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA.
    Title of Paper Presented: “The Reformation as a Catalyst to the Missionary Movement of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century: Impact on South- South Zone of Nigeria”
    Start: Friday 23rd October, 2015
    End: Sunday 25th October, 2015
    1st Faculty of Arts/Humanities Scholars Association of Nigeria Universities (FAHSANU) International Conference (UNICAL 2018)
    Title of Paper Presented: ‘MARGINALIZATION OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA: THE WAY FORWARD’
    Start: Tuesday 10th April, 2018
    End: Friday 13th April, 2018
    No Results for Grants/Awards Received