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Religious Studies


Doctor of Philosophy in Religious Studies PhD (1st Class honors-CUEA 2008)

Master of Arts in Religious Studies MA (2nd Class upper-CUEA- 2001

Bachelor of education B.ED (1st Class honors-CUEA, 1999)

Diploma in Education Dip. Ed. (1st Class- Siriba College, 1989)

Religious Formation Certificate (1 year course- Zambia 1992)

Applied Research in the Apostolate Certificate (6 months course, Washington, DC- 2017)

Specialization: Africa Culture and Religion. General areas of Religion and Research


Ngundo, B. M. Women Religious Living in Kenya in 2017, In The International Journal of Social and Development Concerns, vol. 12, article 6, September 2020, ISSN 2524-1478 (Online)

Ngundo, B. M. Women and Men Entering Religious Life. The Entrance Class of 2017 in Kenya. In The International Journal of Social and Development Concerns, vol. 12, article 5, September 2020, ISSN 2524-1478 (Online)

Kibaara Titus M. Kirimi, Sr. Dr. Bibiana Ngundo, Rev. Prof. Peter Gichure. Christianity perception of African traditional religious rituals: Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA) and participation of Christian men in Gikuyu traditional rituals of mburi cia kiama, in Kiambu County, Kenya [PDF], Volume 8, Issue 8, August 2020 Edition - GSJ Journal Publication 232091-86

Ngundo B. N. & Wiggins, J (2017). St. Dominic Catholic Church: Parish Survey. Nairobi: CUEA Press (ISBN 978-9966-053-00-8).

Ngundo B. N. & Wiggins, J (2017). St. Clare Catholic Church: Parish Survey. Nairobi: CUEA Press (ISBN 978-9966-053-00-8).

Ngundo, B. N. in Good Shepherd, A Journal of Pastoral Theology (2017). The Impact of Marriage Encounter Program on African Christian Families. Nairobi: CUEA Press (ISSN 2520-355X).

Mwita, J. Ngundo, B., Mulemi, B in International Journal of Humanities (www.theijhss.com), “Ameru Indigenous Peace Building Approaches used in Mitigating of Intra-ethnic Land Conflict” Vol. 5 issue 11, November 2017.

Kyaligonza Rose, Bibiana Ngundo & Jonson Mavole, The Influence of Modern Contraceptives on Christian Family Values among Catholics of Hoima Diocese, Uganda, in Journal of Sociology, Psychology, and Anthropology in Practice, Volume 9, Number 2, August 2018. ISSN 2141-273X

Bibiana Ngundo, Growth of the Church: Collaboration Between Catholic Sisters and the Catholic Arch-Diocese of Nairobi, Kenya, in Transformative Partnerships by Jane Wakahiu (Ed.), Paulines Publications, Kenya, 2019. ISBN 9966-60-133-9. (Book Chapter)

Bibiana Ngundo & Wiggins, Special Report on “Women Religious in Africa” CARA Research Center Web, Summer 2017.

Syncretism among African Christians and its challenge to evangelization; in Challenges to Religion in Africa in Light of Vatican Council II, CUEA publication press, Nairobi.. 2016, ISBN:

The African Family in Kenya in the 21st century, in The State of African Family Today 2015; Nairobi: Paulines publications, ISBN 9966-08-953-5

Indigenous African Women Religious Congregations: Their Foundation and Impact on Evangelizationin Kenya with reference to Nyeri archdiocese, in The Voices of Courage. Nairobi: Paulines publications. 2015, ISBN 9966-08-955-1


African Traditional culture and religion, Church-related research, religion and society in general


B.Ed Arts (Hons. Upper Second Division), University of Nairobi, 1983; Master of Arts (Religious Studies), University of Nairobi, 1987; Ph.D. (Religious Education), Kenyatta University, 1994.


Religion and Society


Getui M and Richard, G.K. (2020).Masculinity and Public Space in the Greco- Roman Period. Stellenbosch Theological Journal, Volume 6 No.1, 27-39

Getui, M.N, Aluku N. C and Story W. T.(2019). Religious Collaboration Enhances Patient Satisfaction Among Faith-Based Groups and Health Facilities in Western Kenya. Journal for the Study of the Religions of Africa and its Diaspora. Issue5.1, August 2019

Getui, M. N. (2019) Religious Identity/ Identities Between Indigenous Religion and Christianity in Kenya. In M.Heimbach- Steins and J. Könemann , Religiose Identitaten in Einer Globalizierten Welt, Munster, Aschendorff Verlag.

Getui, M.N. ( 2017) Faith and Culture. In K. R. Ross, J. K. Asamoah- Gyadu and J. Todd( Eds), Christianity in Sub- Saharan Africa, Edinburgh University Press.

Getui, M. N. ( 2016) Seventh-Day Adventist Church in Africa. In I. A. Phiri and W. Dietrich , K. Chammah and K.Owino (Eds). Anthology of African Christianity, Regnum Books International.

Getui, M. N.(2016) Gender and Democracy in Kenya. In G. Boodoo(Ed).Religion, Humanity, and Dignity. okois.

Research: My research interest is in the following areas- peace and reconciliation, religion, culture, gender, family, health and education.


Associate Professor


BED University of Dar-es-Salaam 1989, Masters in Religious Studies (MRS)) CUEA- 1997, Masters in Religious Education, University of St. Michael, Toronto, Canada-2002, Ph.D. CUEA -2009. Other qualifications, Certificate in Spiritual Guidance and Counseling 1998-University of Ashland-Ohio- USA, Spirituality and Ministry 2019-University of Loyola-New Orleans, USA.


Religious Education and Interreligious Dialogue.


Kimaro, L.; Clare O. Oviasogie, & Maurice Owinyo (2020). “Acts 4:32-34 on Communal Living Among Religious sisters at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA), Nairobi Kenya” in International Journal of social and Development Concerns (IJSDC)

Kimaro, L. R. (2019) “Gender Violence and Widowhood: A Challenge to Religious leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa” in Gender and Structural Violence, published by Rawat Publications 2019, found in e-books amazon

Kimaro, L.; Shonhayi, G, & Owinyo M., (2019). “Exploring Language as a Tool for Religious Leaders in Countering Radicalization and Religious Extremism among the youth in Eastleigh, Nairobi County-Kenya” in Advance in Social Sciences Research Journal 6 (12) 60-75, Dec. 2019

Kimaro, L. et al, (2018) “Gender and Elderly Care in Africa: A Challenge to Religious Institutions” in Handbook of Research on Multicultural Perspectives on Gender and Aging: Published by global Publishers of timely knowledge.

Kimaro L. (2016) The Family as the Cradle for Peace: A Reflection on the Church’s Teaching on Family and Peace in the world, BIRD: Biblical and intercultural Research and Development Vol. 5. 2015-2016

Kimaro, L. (2015). Pope Francis’s commitment to combat terrorism through fostering Dialogue peace and Reconciliation. Published in Standard News Paper 25, November 2015, p. 12.


Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies


Ph.D in Religious Studies (CUEA – Nairobi – 2017)

Licentiate in Sacred Theology with Specialization in Pastoral Liturgy (Anselmianum – Rome – 2008)

Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (CUEA – Nairobi – 2002)

Baccalaureate in Philosophy (Urbaniana – Rome – 1998)



Ouma Chrispine N. (2019), Impact of Traditional African Sacrifice on the Eucharist: Lessons from the Catholic Diocese of Homa Bay, Eldoret: Utafiti Foundation (ISBN 978-9966-26-171-7).

Ouma C., Vellguth C. and Voges S. (eds) (2016), Creative Collaboration in Ministry, Eldoret: Gaba Publications (ISBN 978-9966-836-60-1).


Kenduiywa T., Ouma C. N. (October 2020), “The Role of the Catholic Church in Ethnic Conflict Resolution among the Residents of Kipchimchim Parish in Kenya,” in The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies (Volume 8, Issue 10, ISSN 2312-9203).

Ouma Chrispine N. (2016), “AMECEA Pastoral Institute (API),” in Ouma, Vellguth and Voges (eds), Creative Collaboration in Ministry, Eldoret: Gaba Publications (ISBN 978-9966-836-60-1).

Ouma Chrispine N. (2013), “Use of Mass Media in Liturgical Celebration for Evangelization in the 21st Century,” in Lukwata, J. (ed), Search for New Paradigms for Evangelization in the 21st Century, Nairobi: CUEA Press (ISBN: 978-9966-015-29-7).




Religious Studies


the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Religious Studies (2018)

MF-Norwegian School of Theology (University in Oslo- Europe) Master of Philosophy (MA) in Religion, Society and Global Issues 2017

Kenya Methodist University 2010-2013 Master of Arts in Religious Studies (2013)

Kenya Methodist University 2011-2012 Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) (Specialized in Humanities)

Kenya Methodist University 2005-2008 Bachelor of Theology (BTH)


Conflict and Peace Studies

African Traditional Religion& Culture


10-11th August 2019, Presented academic Paper in Nagasaki University (Japan) during International Conference on Global Risk, Security, and Ethnicity. (The Role of religion in mitigating ethnic land conflicts in Kenya, Africa) https://sites.google.com/site/ipsarc44/our-projects/other-projects/ipsa-rc44-2019-nagasaki

1st -5th July 2019, Presented academic paper at Hekima Institute of Peace Studies and International Relations (HIPSIR) during an International conference on The Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race: Religion is the best option for conflict mitigation (https://hipsir.hekima.ac.ke/index.php/news-and-events/233-the-transatlantic-roundtable-on-religion-and-race

Causes of intra-ethnic land conflict among the Ameru people https://cuea.academia.edu/DrJamesMwita

Ameru Indigenous Peace Building Approaches Used in Mitigation of Intra-ethnic Land Conflict (THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL STUDIES) https://cuea.academia.edu/DrJamesMwita

Ethnic Land Conflicts - Dr. James Mwita (New Book) https://cuea.academia.edu/DrJamesMwita

Intra-Ethnic Land Conflict. An Example of the Ameru Indigenous Peace Building Approaches. https://www.grin.com/document/378105

Online Published MA Thesis 2017 “Ethnic Land Conflict a Constant Struggle in Kenya: A Critical inquest on the role played by the Methodist church in Meru County, Kenya”.

Online Essay, 2016 “Problems, and difficulties that religious traditions face when they address problems related to ecological issues” Catalogue Number 346559. https://www.grin.com/document/346559


Ph.D. in Religious Studies, License in Missiology with 1st Class Honours, Baccalaureate in Theology, and a Diploma in Mission Studies


The Effectiveness of teachings for the Catholic Charismatic Renewal in Evangelization: Case of Vincentian Ministries in the Archdioceses of Nairobi, Kenya, in International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies Volume 5, Issue 4, April 2018.

Effectiveness of Charismatic Movement in Fostering Evangelization: Case of Vincentian Ministries in the Archdiocese of Nairobi, Kenya in Advance in Social Sciences Research Journal Volume 5 issue 6, June 2018.

The Augustinian Mission and its expansion in Africa: Paper presented in Union of Augustinian Friars in Africa (UAFA) 4th August 2018.

Christian mission and violent extremism in Africa: A paper presented in Kinshasa in Union of Augustinian Friars in Africa (UAFA) 3 July 2019. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dnprQNlleXM

Catholic Pentecostalism the present and the Future: A paper presented in Kinshasa in the Union of the Augustinian Friars (UAFA) 4th July 2019 .https://www.youtube.com/?v=XqH2WgbVA60

The Dialectics of Media in Promotion of Inter-Religious Dialogue: in the Symposium in memory of Prof. Muvumbi 2020

The forgotten pillar in Sustainable development: Culture, language and behavior modification_Tharaka University International conference on Sustainable development.


BA in philosophy Urbania UN, BA in Theology Urbiana Un, Certificate in African Studies Maryknoll Institute of African Studies, MA Biblical theology CUEA, MA in Biblical studies Leuven University, On-going Ph.D. in Old Testament Studies UNISA.


Biblical studies and Biblical Languages (Greek and Hebrew),


A member of the association of biblical exegetes of Nairobi

Actively involved in biblical apostolate with BICAM.


Biblical symbolism of Tree in the Luo culture

The Deuteronomistic concept of the land.

Personhood in the book of Jonah