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Raymond Aina

Institution The National Missionary Seminary of St Paul, Abuja, Nigeria
Position Vice-Rector
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Recent Publications
  • Aina, Raymond Olusesan. "Killing for God in Nigeria: Looking Forward by Looking Backward." In Religion and Violence: The Potential for Conflict and Peace, edited by Klaus Krämer and Klaus Vellguth. One World Theology Series, 95-103. Quezon City: Claretian Communications, 2021.
  • ________. "Geschichte und Entwicklung des Katholizismus in Nigeria seit 1945." Translated by Karen Reichel. In Afrika, edited by Marco Moerschbacher. Kirche und Katholizismus seit 1945 Series, 225–54. Leiden: Brill, 2020.
  • ________. "The Challenges of Poverty in African Families: Ecclesial Action since African Synods I & II." In Faith in Action, Vol. II: Pastoral Renewal, Public Health and the Prophetic Mission of the Church in Africa Since the Two African Synods, edited by Stan Chu Ilo, Justin Clemency Nabushawo, and Ikenna U. Okafor, 191-224. Abuja: Paulines Publications Africa, 2020.
  • ________. "Humanae Vitae at Fifty: A Nigerian Moral Theological Perspective." The International Journal of African Catholicism 10, no. 1 (Winter, 2020): 25-39.
  • ________. "Good Governance and Overcoming Insecurity in Nigeria: An Agenda for Pastoral Leaders and Agents." Journal of Inculturation Theology 16, no. 2 (December 2019): 218-33.
  • Otu, Idara, and Raymond Aina. "The Civilization of Communion: Theological Paradigms for African Migration." Bulletin of Ecumenical Theology 31 (2019): 61-84.
  • Aina, Raymond Olusesan. "Levinas' Post-Holocaust Ethic, Responsibility Ethic, and Catholic Social Thought." The Nigerian Journal of Theology 32 (June 2018): 21-42.
  • ________. "Honourable Courtship in the Church: Towards a Framework for Vocational Discernment." Asian Horizons 12, no. 2 (June 2018): 331-344.
  • ________. "Amoris Laetitia and the Church in Sub-Saharan Africa: On Dashed Hopes, Discerned Promises, and Sundry Challenges." Asian Horizons 11, no. 1 (March 2017): 155-168.
  • ________. "Populorum Progressio’s Vision in an Unequal World: A Theological Ethical Evaluation from the Global South." Journal of Moral Theology 6, no. 1 (January 2017): 96-111.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • April 2016 till April 2019 — President, Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria
  • 2019 till present — Pan-African Catholic Theology and Pastoral Network
  • 2012 till present — Member, Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria
  • 2012 till present, The Editor, Abuja Journal of Philosophy and Theology, Gwagwalada, ABUJA