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Dr. Emmanuel Orok Duke


Religious and Cultural Studies


Lecturer I


[email protected]

About Dr. Emmanuel Orok Duke

Rev. Fr. (Dr.) Emmanuel Orok Duke graduated with First Class in Philosophy from Urban Pontifical University, Rome, Italy in 1998. In 2003, he bagged another First Class in Theology from the same Pontifical University. He was ordained Roman Catholic Priest on 16th August, 2003. That same year, was appointed the Rector of Immaculate Conception Seminary, Mfamosing, Akamkpa. He held this office for three years (2003-2006). Dr. Duke completed a post-graduate diploma in Education in 2006 before leaving for Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium for further studies. He was in Leuven from 2006-2008 where in graduated with Advance Masters in Religious Studies and Licentiate in Sacred Theology. His academic journey took him to the Gregorian Pontifical University, Rome, Italy (2008-2013). His studies in this prestigious Jesuit University bore fruits: another licentiate in Sacred Theology and Doctorate in Sacred Theology. He returned to Nigeria in 2013 and joined the formation team of St. Joseph Major Seminary, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, where he lectured in the Department of Theology. In 2013, he was employed as Lecturer II in the University of Calabar and started lecturing in 2014. He served as the Secretary of Departmental Board Meeting from 2014-2015. He is a member of the University Convocation Planning Committee since 2018. He current academic rank is Lecturer I. His research interests include: sociology of religion, systematic theology, dogmatic theology, cultural studies, cultural psychology and interdisciplinary studies on culture and religion.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCPrimary School Chamley Street, Calabar 19781984
SSCEImmaculate Conception Seminary, Mfamosing19841990
Masters in PhilosophyKatholieke Universiteit, Leuven,Belgium20062008
Bachelors in PhylosophyPontificia Università Gregoriana, Rome20082013

S/N Publication
Duke, E. O. (2020). From Christian Spirituality To Eco-Friendliness, International Journal of Humanities and Innovation (IJHI) 3 (1), 34-38.
Duke, E.O & Onyebuchi, J. O. (2020). Poverty Alleviation Policies of Selected Churches in Anambra State, Nigeria. Gnosis: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Theory and Praxis, 3(1), 40-52.
Duke, E.O. (2020). Tract No. 90: An Ecumenical Opportunity from the ‘Anglican’ Newman. Pinisi Discretion Review, 3(2), 261-274.
Duke, E. O & Osim, S. E. (2020). The Ecumenicity of Ugandan Martyrologic Events, Bogoslovnic Vestnik: Theological Quarterly, 80(4), 803-813.
Duke, E. O. & Osim, S. E. (2020). From Festival to Social Communion: a Nigerian Experience, Przestrzeń Społeczna: Social Space Scientific Journal, 19(1), 53-70.
Duke, E. O. & Osim, S. E. (2020). The Culture of Slavery in Traditional Context and Globalised Society, Przestrzeń Społeczna: Social Space Scientific Journal, 20 (2), 145-162.
Duke, E.O. & John, E. O. (2019). A Critical Evaluation of Traditional African Family System and Contemporary Social Welfare. Nduñòde, 15(1), 229-236.
Duke, E.O. & John. E. O. (2018). Eyen mi nyamkkenyam, nnọ ke ndọ…’: Deconstructing Some Stereotypic Views on Marriage in Efik Culture. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS), 2(7), 2454-6186.
Duke, E. O. (2018). The Instrumental Functions of Cultural Studies and Policies in Contemporary Nigerian Society. International Journal of Culture and History, 4(4), 125-128.
Duke, E. O. (2018). Christian Military Chaplains as Promoters of the Gospel of Non-violence and Mutual Co-existence in Contemporary Nigerian Society - Ethical Study. Journal of Inculturation Theology, 15(2), 258-271
Duke, E. O. (2017). The Relevance of Pusey’s Eirenicon Today: Intercommunion between Anglicans and Roman Catholics. LWATI: Journal of Contemporary Research, 4 (1), 138-156.
Duke, E. O. (2016). Religion, Psychology and Globalization Process: Attitudinal Appraisal, 2016. Legon Journal of the Humanities, 27 (1), 120-144.
Duke, E.O. (2016). Religious Culture in Mental Health Issues: An Advocacy for Participatory Partnership. Archive for Psychopathology and Counseling-Psychotherapy, 2(2), 1-13
Duke, E.O. (2016). Content Analysis of The Catholic School and Religion and National Values, Primary 1- 6: Implications for Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools within Calabar Archdiocese - Cross River State. International Journal of Research in Basic and Lifelong Education, 5: (1&2), 218-226.
Duke, E.O. (2014). Limitations to Religious Solutions to Social Problems. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 11(3), 73-88.
Duke, E.O.(2014). Emerging Religious Marketplace in Nigeria: A Quest for Interpretation. International Journal of Theology and Reformed Tradition. 6, 47-61.
Bien E., Osigwe, E., & Duke, E.O. (2003). Protestant Reformation of the 16th Century and Its Moral Lessons for the Church in Africa. NACATHS Journal of Theology, 13, 24-30

warning No Result For Grants Received.

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Society for Research and Academic Excellence, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu StateInternational Conference on ‘Repositioning Research in Arts and Social Science,’2015-02-162015-02-19
Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River StateGlobalization and Democratic Values in Africa: Perspectives in the Humanities2016-04-122016-04-15
Faculty of Arts, University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom StateInternational Conference on ‘Recreating the Humanities for Relevance in the Twenty-first Century2016-07-132016-07-15
Annual Conference of the Pan-African Anthropological AssociationResurgence of Slavery: Implications for African Anthropology and Development in the 21st Century,’2017-08-152017-08-17
7th International Conference on ‘Knowledge, Culture and SocietyCollege of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA2018-09-082018-09-10
40th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Association for the Study of ReligionsReligion, Resource Control and Restructuring in Nigeria2019-08-162019-08-19
Theatre, Media and National Integration in a Globalized World,2nd Calabar International Conference of Theatre and Media 2019-08-272019-08-31