Caroline Mbonu

Caroline Mbonu is a member of the Congregation of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus. She has a doctorate from Graduate Theological Union and is currently a professor of New Testament in the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies at University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. An interdisciplinary scholar, she employs Scripture, African religious traditions and economics to seek insights into improving women’s participation in social processes. She is the author of several articles and two books, one of which is Handmaid: the Power of Names in Theology and Society (Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2010).

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Discussion empowers attendees at workshop on accompanying victims of sexual harm

Eliminating violence against women begins in child upbringing

Christian life's root metaphor is service

Lenten prayer for Nigeria

New day for women Bible scholars

A pilgrimage of faith: 'Who will roll away the stone for us?'

Abigail: a pattern of a politics of peace

Mercy bids us to open our hearts

Spirit bandwagon, visionaries, healers and what else?

Women religious show resilience in lifelong ministry

Daughters of Charity embrace Port Harcourt’s street children

Marian devotion inspires the cause of women

Emphasis on ‘Fruit of the Womb’ puts pressure solely on African women

Web of parish organizations give Nigerian women visibility

A transformative effect of murmuring

Sisters offer hope to children in Nigeria

Q & A with Sr. Vivien Okereke

The way forward: Peace in Africa

Religious sisters: Healthcare agents at the service of Nigerian families

African sisterhood: A Nigerian experience of church life