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Dr. Francis Felix Edet


Religious and Cultural Studies


Lecturer I


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About Dr. Francis Felix Edet

Dr. Francis Felix Edet joined the services of University of Calabar as an Assistant Lecturer in 2008. He was posted to the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy as it then was. He worked so hard and earned his promotions up to the rank of Senior Lecturer in the same Department. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology of Religion. He holds also a Bachelor of Law degree. His key performance index (KPI) are the pass-fail ratio of his students which is at 9:1 amongst others. In fact, his students describe him as the most friendly lecturer and prolific writer of his department. And in recognition of his contributions, he was nominated and awarded the certificate of excellent service by the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, University of Calabar, in 2015. His passion driven spirit has resulted in him being appointed as member of various committees both at Departmental and Faculty level. He served as the Faculty of Arts Representative to department of Dentistry from September 20th 2018 to September 20th 2020. He has also served as a member of several committees in the university. He is a member of the Faculty Quality Assurance Committee and a member of Examinations Malpractice Disciplinary committee. He has published over thirty scholarly researched articles and still counting in peer-review journals, both locally and internationally. He has published two reputable books and ten book chapters. He has attended and presented papers at both local and International conferences. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Policy Management Development (FlPMD). He has a cordial working relationship with his colleagues and students. He is father and counsellor with burning passion and diligence for service to the University of Calabar. He is also a member of National Association for0 the Study of Religion (NASR)

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCSt. Christopher Nursery/Primary School, Akpap Okoyong, Odukpani LGA, Cross River State19821988
SSCEHope Waddell Training Institute, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.19891994
B.A in Religious StudiesUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria19972001
LL. BUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20032007
M.A in Sociology of ReligionUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20042006
Ph. D in Sociology of ReligionUniversity of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria20062011

S/N Publication
Edet F.F. (2019). Religion and Human Migration. A Socio-cultural investigation, International Journal of current innovations in Advanced Research 2(5), 46-50
Edet F.F. (2019). Interaction between the Traditional Religion of the Efik and Christianity; A Socio-Cultural investigation, International of Recent innovations in Academic Research, 3(3), 225-231
Edet F.F. (2019), Child Raising in Islam; A Sociological Examination. International Journal of Humanities Theoretical, 2(1), 96-100
Edet F.F. (2019), The Ekpe cult as a social Institution among the Efik people, Ndunode calabar Journal of The Humanities 15(1),223-225.
Edet F.F. (2019), Islamic salat Prayer, the Leajon, 10(1), 116-121
Edet F.F. (2019), Dress Code for Women in Islam; A sociological Investigation, LWATI A Journal of contemporary Research, 16(3), 182-188
Edet F.F. (2019), The Concept of worship in Islam, LWATI a Journal of contemporary research, 16(4) 125-130.
Edet F.F. (2018). Prosperity Theology in Peaticostalism, in Reading in Sociology of Religion edited by Herbert O. Anyanwu and Francis F. Edet 102-114
Edet F.F. (2018), Understanding Religion in Readings in Sociology of Religion Edited by Herbert O..Anyanwu and Francis F. Edet 1-10.
Edet F.F. (2018), Christmas in Calabar; A Cursory look at Governor Liyel Imoke’s Tenure (December 2007) in readings in sociology of Religion Edited by Herbert O. Anyanwu and Francis F. Edet 29-40
Edet F.F. (2018), Efik Socio-cultural Institutions in Readings in Sociology of Religion edited by HerbertO. Anyanwuand Francis F. Edet 62-91
Edet F.F. (2018), The concept of sin Pentecostalism in Reading in sociology of Religion Edited by Herbert O. Anyanwu and Fracis F. Edet 129-138
Edet F.F. (2017). The concept of Dakkada and what it means to the Akwa Ibom people of Nigeria. The Leajon, 8(2), 193-199
Edet F.F. (2017). Religion and Superstrition. A case study of Efik Superstition and the impact of the Hopkins Treaty of 1878 in studies in Sociology of Religion. Herbert Anyanwu and Francis Edet (Editors) Aaronic, 1(1), 45-54
Edet F.F. (2017). Societal crimes and control strategies in studies in sociology in studies in sociology of religion. Herbert Anyanwu and Francis Edet (Editors) Aaronic, s 1(1), 62-70
Edet F.F. (2017). The significance of family planning in church and society in studies in sociology of Religion. Herbert Anyanwu and Francis Edet (editors) 1(1), 20-28
Edet F.F. (2017). What is sociology of religion on studies in sociology of religion. Herbert Anyanwu and Francis Edet (Editors) 1(1), 14-19
Edet F.F. (2017). The significance of love in Christianity in studies in sociology of Religion Herbert Anyanwu and Francis Edet 1(1), 96-100
Edet, F.F. (2016). Religion and Tourism in Africa, Journal of integrative Humanism, 7(1), 77-84
Edet F.F. (2016). Religion and Tourism in Arica, Journal of Integrative Humanism, 7(1), 77-84
Edet, F.F. (2015). An Insight into Asceticism in world religious, Journal of Integrative Humanism, 5 (1), 164-172
Edet, F.F. (2015), The Cconcept of Jihad in Islam. The Leajon 6(2), 79-87
Edet, F.F. (2014). Boko-haram: A Legal and Biblical perspective. Journal of Integrative Humanism, 4 (1) 14-104
Edet, F.F. (2014). The impact of Religion on the cultural life of the Efik People. International Review of religion, Education and Psychologjy, 5(1) , 82-88
Asira, E. A & Edet, F (2012). Religious Appraisal of the human Concept in World Religions. American Journal of social issues and Humanities, 2(2) 656 – 72
Edet, F.F. (2009). The relationship between Christians and Muslims. Ndunode, 8(1), 34-47
Edet F.F. (2009). The concept of God in African Traditional Religion, Sophia 11(2). 125-132
Edet F.F. (2009). Jesus in Africa. Sophia, 10(1) 156-163
Edet, F.F. (2008). The contribution of Religion to National Development. Sophia, 10(2). 91-97
Edet, F.F.(2008). Soteriology in the New Testament. Sophia, 11(1), 22-30
Edet, F.F (2008). Prevention and Adaptive Strategies to HIV/AIDs. Ndunode, 7(1), 144-156

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Profession, Values and Empowerment for Academic Staff organized by Centre for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) held at UNICAL Hotel, Confrence Hall, Calabar. 2012-08-152012-08-16
Christianity and African culture organized by Ogbu Kalu Centre for Christianity & African Culture Abra State University, Abra State, Nigeria. The Doctrinal Dimension of Pentecostalism2019-06-202019-06-21
Pentecostalism and African Pastorate profile organized by Department of Religious & Cultural studies, faculty of Humanities University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria Held at Ebitimi Banigo Hall, University of Port Harcourt. Pentecostalism2019-07-302019-07-31
Religion, Resource control and Restructuring in Nigerian Association for the study of Religions (NASK), held at University of Port Harcourt Choba, River State, Nigeria.Religion and Resource Control2019-09-162019-09-19