Centre on christianity to be inaugurated at ABSU
The Ogbu Uke Kalu Centre for Christianity and African Culture will be inaugurated at Abia State University on June 20, 2019.
In a statement by Edward Kalu, a planning committee member, the late Ogbu Kalu was Nigeria’s preeminent scholar of Christianity.
The Inauguration will also be marked with an international conference. According to Kalu, the keynote will be delivered by Professor Toyin Falola, the distinguished scholar of humanities from the University of Texas at Austin.
Other speakers are Professor Afe Adogame of Princeton Theological Seminary and Professor Chima Korieh of Marquette University, Wisconsin, USA.
Speakers will address themes such as, the intersection of popular and traditional culture, African problems with traditional modernisation methods, Linguistic identities and culture in Africa.
A book, by Kalu, ‘The Divided People of God’, would be re-launched and distributed for free at the conference.