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Elias Bongmba


The 2007 Outstanding Faculty Associate of Wiess College, Rice University. 

Professor of Religious Studies


  • Ph.D., Joint Program at Iliff School of Theology and University of Denver, 1995
  • Faculty Associate Wiess College
  • Managing Editor, Religious Studies Reviews
  • Managing Editor, Bulletin of Council for Societies for the Study of Religion 


  • Primary: African and African Diaspora Religions; African Christianity/Theology Hermeneutics and Theology; Contemporary Theology and Ethics
  • Secondary: 19th Century Theology and Philosophy of Religion, African Studies: Philosophy/Ethics