Founded in 2009, the International Journal of African
Catholicism (IJAC) is an ecumenical, interdisciplinary,
peer-reviewed online journal that promotes discussion within the
African Catholic community and dialogue between African and
Supported by Saint Leo University's Department of Religion,
Theology & Philosophy, IJAC publishes scholarly articles that
reflect on the African experience of Catholicism, and promote
discussion among writers around the globe.
The Journal appeals to those interested in the religious life of
continental Africa and its dialogue with the world.
Interested in contributing an article? Please read our submission
"A Semiotic Investigation of Mythic Relations
betweenIfá,Ìbejìand Saints Cosmas and Damian of Catholic
By: ÒKÉWÁNDÉ, Olúwọlé Tẹ́wọ́gboyè
"Nothing New Under the Sun: Environmental Degradation and
Lessons from Traditional Africans"
By: Isidore I. Nkwocha
"Portrayal of Catholic University Education in the Media:
Purpose and Contributions to Education in the Twenty-first Century
By: Nelly Mwale
"Proclamation and Liberation in a Post Synodal and Post
Independent Church in Africa: Re-Imagining the Possibilities in the
Light of Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium."
By: John Segun Odeyemi
"Roman Catholic Missionaries and Converts at Daggers’ Drawn with
the Native Administration in the Early Years of Evangelisation in
the Bamenda Western Grasslands of British Cameroons"
By: Protus Mbeum Tem
"Zimbabwe and Politics: Questions of the Submission of
Christians to Civil Authorities"
By: Isabel and Penson David Palasida
"Appreciating Recent Scholarly Interpretations of 1 Corinthians
By: Christopher Naseri
"Historical and Theological Roots of Subsidiarity in
By: Idara Otu
"Biblical Paradigms for the Sustainable Use and Management of
Natural Resources in Nigeria: Interpreting John 6:1-15 from an
By: Christopher Naseri, Patrick Bassey, and Oluwafemi Owolo
"Review of Mission for Diversity: Exploring Christian Mission in
the Contemporary World."
Edited by: Elochukwu E. Uzukwu. By Idara Otu
To review articles in past issues of IJAC, please visit the Journal
IJAC is the result of a collaborative effort by six founding
scholars from Uganda, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Tanzania and the United
States. The Journal provides a platform for outstanding African
theologians to share their research,