BRIEF PROFILE OF REV. BRO. CHARLES OKEKE, Ph.D.
Ogbuchukwu Okeke, is a lecturer in the Department of Religion and Cultural
Studies, NwaforOrizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State. He is a
Fellow of Strategic Institute for National Resources and Human Development. He
holds a Dip in Italian language, from Centro Studi Cassia, Gregorian
University, Rome; Dip in French language, from institute Catholique de Paris,
France; B. Phil (Bachelor of Philosophy) and B. D (Bachelor of
Divinity/Theology) from Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas
(Angelicum), Rome; PGDE, from Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto; M.A (Religion
and Human Relations, specializing in African Traditional Religion) and Ph.D.
(African Traditional Religion) from NnamdiAzikiwe University, Awka. He belongs
to the Religious Congregation of the Brothers of St. Stephen, Catholic
Archdiocese of Onitsha. He is a member of National Association for Religious
Scholars, Teachers Registration Council
of Nigeria, Boys Scout, and Red Cross of Nigeria. He holds an award on Human Development,
from Strategic Institute for National Resources and Human Development, Henry
Dunant award from the Nigerian Red Cross, Ambassadorial award fromIfeadigo Age Grade,
Eziowelle, Idemili North Local Government, Anambra State.
Dr. Charles Okeke – simply called The Wise Man – by his students, is a
teacher par excellence, an accomplished religious scholar, and a post-doctoral
researcher in religious studies. He is also an accomplished writer. Among his
publications are, The Christian Doctrine and Belief, Philosophy of Religion: An
Introduction and Interpretation, The Phenomenology of Sacred Trees in
Traditional Igbo Society: A Theological Dialogue, and The Dynamics of Igbo
Traditional Prayers in the Central Subcultural Zone of Igboland. He has also
published more than thirty (30) articles in different local and international journals
on religion, multidisciplinary journals and book chapters. He co-founded a
professional intellectual/academic body, namely, Igbo scholars Forum – an
academic forum open for the Igbo sons and daughters whose objective is to
showcase the intellectual prowess of the Igbo nation. He is also consulting editor of the forum’s international journal – a google
scholars international journal. Some of his publications can be accessed in his
web address: www.demazon.com/drcharlesokeke. His google address is www.igboscholarsforumcharlesokeke.