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Rev. Sr. Obiorah Mary Jerome.

Department: Religion
Faculty: Social Sciences
Designation : Administrative Assistant
Email: jerome.obiorah@unn.edu.ng
Phone: 0806 715 6867


Publications (Articles and Journals):

 

Books 

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), Bibliotheca Divina: A Basic Introduction to the Study of the Bible. Nsukka: University of Nigeria Press (ISBN 978-978-8446-64-4)   

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), Do nothing from selfish ambition (Phil 2,3): Seven Essays on Saint Paul the Apostle. Nsukka: University of Nigeria Press (ISBN 978-978-49804-2-5).

Obiorah, M. J. (2004), How lovely is your dwelling place: The desire for God’s house in Psalm 84. Erzabtei St. Ottilien, Germany: EOS Verlag (ISBN 3-8306-7187-3).

Journal Articles 

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), “ ‘Eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven’: Celibate Chastity and Christian Love”. The Catholic Voyage: A Publication of the Conference of Major Superiors of Nigeria; vol. 11; Special Edition for Year of Consecrated Life; Jos: Fab Anieh Press; pp.15-40; ISSN 1597 6610,

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), “ ‘Like Olive Shoots’: Insight into the Secret of a Happy Family in Psalm 128”. Open Journal of Philosophy, 5, 62-72. (3 February) http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojpp.2015.51008.

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), “ ‘Give me a drink’ (John 4:7): Re-reading the Biblical Texts of Inequality”, Paripex – Indian Journal of Research vol. 4 issue 1 (January) pp. 50-51; ISSN - 2250-1991; http://theglobaljournals.com/paripex/file.php?val=January_2015_1421417201__14.pdf DOI:10.15373/22501991;  (Impact Factor of PARIPEX is 1.6714)

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), “Pater Noster (Matthew 6:9-13) As a Paradigm for Ecumenical Commitment among Christians in Nigeria”, International Organization of Scientific Research (IOSR) Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 20, Issue 1, Ver. III; pp. 01-11; e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845; http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/20(1)Version-3.html; DOI: 10.9790/0837-20130111

Obiorah, M. J. (2014), “Do Not Weep” (Luke 7: 13): In the Footstep of the Compassionate Jesus. Open Journal of Philosophy, 4, 207-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojpp.2014.43028

Obiorah, M. J. (2014), “The Psalms as a Form of Prayer”, Paripex – Indian Journal of Research vol. 3 Issue, 3 March; pp.160-162 (ISSN -2250-1991) (India) http://theglobaljournals.com/paripex/issues.php?m=March&y=2014&id=28 (Impact Factor of PARIPEX is 1.6714) DOI : 10.15373/22501991.

Obiorah, M. J., (2014), “Rahab in the Book of Joshua and other Texts of the Bible”, International Organization for Scientific Research: Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) vol.19, Issue 3, Version II (March) pp. 19-29 (e-ISSN: 2279-0837; p-ISSN: 2279-0845) (India) http://www.iosrjournals.org/iosr-jhss/pages/19(3)Version-2.html; DOI (Digital Object Identifier) number is 10.9790/0837-19321929

Obiorah, M. J. (2014), “Advocacy of Faith with Good Works: The Nigerian Situation”, International Journal of Innovative Research & Development vol. 3 issue 2 (February) pp. 578-585. http://www.ijird.com/index.php/ijird/issue/view/4107  (ISSN 2278 – 0211 Online) (India)

Obiorah, M. J. (2014), “Insight into the Community’s Faith in Psalm 46 and Relevance to Africa”, The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies” vol. 2 Issue 2 (February) pp. 196-205. www.theijhss.com (ISSN 2321 – 9203) (India) (Impact Factor: 0.587 (IIFS)

Obiorah, M. J. (2013), “Understanding Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum, in the Year of Faith”, Bigard Theological Studies A Journal of Bigard Memorial Seminary, Enugu, Nigeria, vol. 34 no.1; pp. 6-22 (ISBN: 978-912-880-5)

Obiorah, M. J. (2013), “Tamar’s Determination for Progeny in Genesis 38: An African Perspective”, DIWA – Studies in Philosophy and Theology vol. 38/2; 91-112; Graduate Schools of Divine Word Seminary, Tagayray City and Christ the King Mission Seminary, Quezon City, Philippines. ISSN 0115 – 592X www.divinewordseminary.com

Obiorah, M. J., (2013), “Wealth and Divine Blessing: A Study of the Theological Correction in Proverbs 10:22 in the Nigerian Context”, International Journal of African Catholicism vol. 4 no. 1; pp. 52-78;  Saint Leo, Florida 33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665: Saint Leo University; www.saintleo.edu/.../international-journal-of-african-catholicism.aspx

Obiorah, M. J. (2013), “Prayer for Good Governance: A Study of Psalm 72 in the Nigeria Context”, Open Journal of Philosophy. Vol.3, No.1A, 192-199 Published Online February 2013 in SciRes (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ojpp) (ISSN: 2163-9434). DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2013.31A032

Obiorah, M. J. ((2012), “The Word of God in the Sacred Liturgy: Reflections and Insights on Verbum Domini no. 52”, The Nigerian Journal of Theology vol. 26; pp. 135-153. Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (ISSN 0794-9715).

Obiorah, M. J. – Uzowulu Cosmas (2011), “ ‘Foxes have Holes’ (Luke 9,58): Simplicity as a Way of Life”, The Catholic Voyage vol. 8; pp. 1-17. Lagos: Conference of Major Superiors of Nigeria (ISSN 1597-6610).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “Insight into the Arboreal Images in Psalm 92”, Journal of Liberal Studies vol. 14, no. 1 64-74. Nsukka: School of General Studies (ISSN 0794-9928).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “Echoes of the Second Special Assembly for Africa of the Synod of Bishops: Practical Implications for the church in Nigeria”, Koinonia vol. 5; pp. 39-56. Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria (ISSN 1597-4103).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “ ‘Let there be no strife’ (Genesis 13:8): A Study of Genesis 13 in the African Context”, Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences vol. 7 no. 2; 109-129; Nsukka: Faculty of the Social Sciences (ISSN 0189-4307).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “Paul of Tarsus – the man who followed Jesus very closely”, The Catholic Voyage vol. 7; pp. 139-154. Lagos: Conference of Major Superiors of Nigeria (ISSN 1597-6610).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “Living the Word of God in the Footsteps of Saint Paul, the Great Missionary”, Koinonia vol. 4 no. 1 (June); pp. 53-65. Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria (ISSN 1597-4103).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “Biblical Anthropology in the Light of the Sixth Chapter of Caritas in Varitate of Benedict XVI”, Bigard Theological Studies – A Journal of Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu vol. 30 no. 2; pp. 82-100. Enugu: Bigard Memorial Seminary (ISBN: 978-2396-00-1).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “The Old Testament Creation Narratives as the Matrix for the Concept of Human Dignity”, Nsukka Journal of Religious Studies vol. 3 no. 1; pp. 43-65. 

Obiorah, M. J., (2010), “The Rhetoric on Fraternal Love in Psalm 133 and its Relevance to the Nigerian Situation, Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences vol. 6 no. 1; 148-166 (ISSN 0189-4307).

Obiorah, M. J. (2009), “The Bible and Christian Morality”, The Nigerian Journal of Theology vol. 23 (June); pp. 1-17. Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (ISSN 0794-9715).

Obiorah, M. J. (2009), “Paul’s Life and Missionary Zeal: Implications for Consecrated Men and Women in the Church Today”, DIWA – Studies in Philosophy and Theology vol. 34; pp. 87-105; Graduate Schools of Divine Word Seminary, Tagayray City and Christ the King Mission Seminary, Quezon City, Philippines. ISSN 0115 – 592X www.divinewordseminary.com 

Obiorah, M. J. (2009), “Who may abide in your house? (Psalm 15,1): the vertical and 

horizontal dimensions of worship in Psalm 15”, Bigard Theological Studies – A Journal of Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu vol. 29 no. 2; pp. 7-25 Enugu: Bigard Memorial Seminary (ISBN: 978-2396-00-1). 

Obiorah, M. J. (2008), “He was in the Beginning with God” (John 1,2): Inspiration in the Gospel vis-à-vis The Da Vinci Code: A Catholic Response, The Nigerian Journal of Theology vol. 22 (June); pp. 93-108. Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (ISSN 0794-9715).

Obiorah, M. J. (2008), “In the Image of God he created them” (Gen 1,27): The Relevance of the Gospel of Life in our Time – Celebrating Forty Years of Humanae Vitae. Koinonia (June); pp. 1-18. Ikot-Ekpene, Akwa-Ibom State, Nigeria (ISSN 1597-4103).

Obiorah, M. J. (2008), “Defending the voiceless: a study of Exodus 1,15-22 in the Nigerian context”, Nsukka Journal of Religious Studies vol. 2 no. 1; pp. 87-104.

Obiorah, M. J. (2008), “Should you not know justice? (Micah 3,1): A voice for the less privileged – Reading Prophet Micah in the Nigerian context”, Journal of Liberal Studies vol. 12 (December); pp. 219-230. Nsukka: School of General Studies (ISSN 0794-9928).

TITLE OF PAPER REVIEWED:

(Book) Weisberge, Dvora E., Levirate Marriage and 

Family in Ancient Judaism. HBI Series on Jewish Women. Lebanon: N. H. Brandeis University Press, 2009.

JOURNAL: Review of Biblical Literature by the Society of Biblical Literature: 

http://www.bookreview.org

DATE: RBL 05/2011

Contributions to Books and Conference Proceedings 

Obiorah, M. J. (2015), “Living the Word of God within and beyond Convent Walls in the light of the XII General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops”, Enriched Sharing for Authentic Evangelization: Talks and Reflections of the Joint Conference of Major Superiors of Nigeria (CMSN); edited by M.N. Iheanacho and M.A. Nwagbo (Enugu: Kingsley) 166-190 (978-054-401-8).

Obiorah, M. J. (2013), “The Temple of the Living God: A Study of the Old Testament Explicit Quotations in 2 Corinthians 6:14-7:1”, Paul: Embodiment of the Old and New Testaments; Acts of the Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria vol. 2; edited by Ijezie, L. et al. (Lagos: CABAN Publications); pp. 88-111 (ISSN 2315-988X).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “The Place and Role of God in National Development: An Exegetical Study of Psalm 127”, Theology at the Service of National Unity: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria; edited by Emeka Nwosu and Luke Ijezie (Iperu-Remo: Ambassador Publications); pp. 133-155 (ISBN 978-2107-92-1).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “The Significance of Images in the Religio-Cultural Life of Israelites”, The Relevance of Images in Worship: A Path to Evangelization; edited by Williams O. Aso (Ekpoma: Daily Graphics); pp. 99-113 (ISBN 978-8095-88-7).

Obiorah, M. J. (2011), “Love: The Measure of Christian Discipleship”, Gospel of Love: 

Reflections on Archbishop Val Okeke’s Pastoral Letter “The Measure of Love”, edited by George E. Adimike (Onitsha: Goodmark); pp. 39-52.

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “The Perception of God’s house in the Psalter – a study of how the Psalmists understand the Temple”, Congress Volume Ljubljana 2007, Supplements to Vetus Testamentum vol. 133; edited by Andre Lemaire (Leiden – Boston: Brill); pp. 531-539 (1SSN 0083-5889).

 Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “Missionary rules of Saint Paul: A study of 1 Thessalonians 2,1-8 in the Nigerian context”, A Searchlight on Saint Paul: Proceedings of 24th conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN); edited by Cyril Obanure et al. (Markurdi: Aboki Publishers); pp. 93-116 (ISBN 978-978-8409-45-8).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “The Biblical foundations of Christian monotheism”, God, Bible and African Traditional Religion: Acts of SIST (Spiritan International School of Theology) International Missiological Symposium 2009; edited by B. U. Ukwuije (Enugu: SNAAP); pp. 131-149 (ISBN 978-38533-0-9).

Obiorah, M. J. (2010), “Reading the Old Testament from a Nigerian Background: A Woman’s Perspective”; K. Holter & L.C. Jonker (eds.) Global Hermeneutics? Reflections and Consequences (International Voices in Biblical Studies Online 

Publication:   http://ivbs.sbl-site.org/uploads/JONKER~1.PDF). [ISBN: 

978-1-58983-477-4]     pages 35-45.

Obiorah, M. J. (2009), “You greatly enriched the earth” (Psalm 65,10): A study of Psalm 65 in the African context, in Poverty and riches in the Bible: edited by Paul Bere et al.

(Kinshasa: Jules); pp. 101-115 (ISBN 99951-13-04-X). 

Obiorah, M. J. (2008), “Howling Like Dogs” (Psalm 59,6): The experience of violence in Psalm 59, Religion, Violence and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria, Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN); edited by Cyril Obanure (Markurdi: Aboki Publishers); pp. 234-244 (ISBN 978-8098-84-3).

 Obiorah, M. J. (2007), “My Mouth shall speak Wisdom: The Voice of Wisdom in Psalm 49”, in Human Wisdom and Divine Wisdom in the Bible; edited by JEAN-BOSCO NATAND BULEMBAT (Nairobi: Pan African Association of Catholic Exegetes); pp. 101-110. 

Obiorah, M. J. (2006), “You cannot do it alone” (Exod 18,18): A Biblical Advice on 

Collaborative Ministry”, in Collaborative Ministry in the Context of Inculturation: Proceedings of the 20th Conference of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN); edited by IGNATIUS M. C. OBINWA (Onitsha: Africana First Publishers); pp. 35-45 (ISBN 978-049-647-5).

Obiorah, M. J. (2005), “Discipleship: Its Meaning and Implications in the Scripture and in our Cultural Set-up”, in Discipleship and Renewal (Owerri: Claretian Communication Services); pp. 19-38 (ISBN 978-38533-0-9).


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