BETWEEN FAITH AND SOCIAL ACTIVISM: Essays in Honour of Rev Fr. George Ehusani
By Taiwo Abioye, Arua Eke Arua, Anthony Okeregbe and Emmanuel Ojeifo (eds.)
This book traverses spiritual, psychological, philosophical, political, linguistic and musical discourses, to honour a priest, a social activist and a cerebral scholar, whose fidelity to his sacred calling over the last four decades has found expression in these diverse spheres of the human enterprise. It is an indispensable text and will remain an invaluable classic for social scientists, politicians, religious leaders, media workers, social activists, leadership students and sundry researchers on the Nigerian project, for years to come.
Contributors to this book include Pat Utomi, a Professor of Political Economy and an internationally acclaimed scholar, whose concern about the leadership deficit in Nigeria once propelled him to run for the office of the President; Andrew Zamani, a Professor of Clinical Psychology, a former President of the Nigerian Psychological Association as well as an Executive Committee member of the World Association of Cultural Psychiatrists; Taiwo Abioye, a Professor of English, a member of the Nigerian Academy of Letters and former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria, whose publications include Language and the Moral Imperative in George Ehusani’s Writings (2011 & 2019); Arua Eke Arua, a Professor of Language and Linguistics and former Head of the Department of English, University of Botswana; and Hycinth Ichoku, a Professor of Development Microeconomics and Vice-Chancellor, Veritas University, Abuja, Nigeria; Anthony Okeregbe, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, University of Lagos, Visiting Member of the Editorial Board, the Guardian Newspapers, and a Catalyst Fellow of the Centre for African Studies, University of Edinburgh, whose publications include Rev. Fr. George Ehusani in Conversation (Volume 2, 2011).