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Religious studies educator

Gerishon Mwaura Kirika, religious studies educator. Member of Sagana Symposium, Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Association Clinical Pastoral Education, Society Religion and Technology Project (associate).

Background

Kirika, Gerishon Mwaura was born on July 1, 1949 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Nahashon Kirika Kiereini and Tabitha Wanjiku Kirika.

Career

Presbyterian summer youth counselor, 1972—1978. Assistant pastor Homesburgh Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1975—1976, Grace Baptist Church, Trenton, New Jersey, 1976—1977, 1977—1978. Parish minister Nakuru Parish, 1980—1982.

Professor, senior lecturer Kenyatta University, Nairobi, since 1982. Chaplain, coordinator chaplaincy Nairobi Hospital, since 1989. Associate pastor St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, since 1982, minister counseling, since 1990.

Professor, senior lecturer Presbyterian University, since 1998. Adjunct professor education Princeton (New Jersey) Seminary, since 1998. Adjunct professor, director doctorate of ministry program San Francisco Ideol.

Seminary, San Ansemlo and Nairobi, California, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with others): (book) Ecumenical Life in Nairobi City, 1992, Electoral Process, Monitoring and Good Governance in Kenya, 1992. Author: The Role of Sacrifice in Religion - Models Sacrifice in Gikuyu Religion, 2002, The Origin of Sacrifice in Ancient Israel, 2002. Co-author (with others): The Real Church - GodMan Legacy, 2001.

      Contributor articles and papers to professional publications. Member editorial board: PCEA Panel & Research Theological Journal, since 1990.

Membership

Member of Sagana Symposium, Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, Association Clinical Pastoral Education, Society Religion and Technology Project (associate).

Connections

Married, February 22, 1992.

father:
Nahashon Kirika Kiereini

mother:
Tabitha Wanjiku Kirika