Dr. Dogara Ishaya Manomi
Education, Degrees
  • 2019: PhD (with highest distinction); Johannes Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany
  • 2014: Master of Arts in Linguistics and (Bible) Translation (specialization in New Testament); Theological College of Northern Nigeria (TCNN), Bukuru, Nigeria
  • 2009: Professional Diploma in Education (PDE); Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria
  • 2008: Bachelor of Divinity/Theology (with distinction); Gindiri Theological Seminary (formerly Gindiri College of Theology), Gindiri, Nigeria
Academic Positions and Teaching Experience
  • 2020–present: Affiliated Researcher in New Testament, ETF Leuven, Belgium
  • 2020–present: Research Associate, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • 2020–present: Adjunct Lecturer, Gindiri Theological Seminary, Nigeria
  • 2014–present: Full-Time Lecturer, Theological College of Northern Nigeria
  • 2017–2018: Student Research Assistant to Prof. Dr. Ruben Zimmermann, Faculty of Protestant Theology, University of Mainz, Germany
  • 2015: Visiting Lecturer, NIFES Training Institute (NIFTI), Abuja, Nigeria
  • 2009–2011: Adjunct Lecturer, College of Education, Gindiri (Tafawa Balewa Campus), Nigeria
Academic Memberships
  • Society of Biblical Literature
  • European Association of Biblical Studies
  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Center for Ethics in Antiquity and Christianity, Univ. of Mainz, Germany
Selected Bibliography

Books

  • Virtue Ethics in the Letter to Titus: An Interdisciplinary Study. Kontexte und Normen neutestamentlicher Ethik / Contexts and Norms of New Testament Ethics XII. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 2. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming in 2021.
  • With Ruben Zimmermann, eds. Zealous for Good Works: Ethics in the Letter to Titus. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 1. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming in 2021.
  • With Justina K. Damap and Zaka Ahuche. Reformation and Theological Education in African Contexts: Gedenkschrift in Honor of late Prof. Timothy T. Palmer. Bukuru: ACTS, forthcoming in 2021.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

  • “The Language of Virtue: Discovering Implicit Virtue-ethical Linguistic Elements in Titus,” in Zealous for Good Works: Ethics in the Letter to Titus, edited by Ruben Zimmermann and Dogara I. ManomiWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament 1. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, forthcoming in 2021.
  • Iustitia Aliena et Iustitia Propria: Re(dis)covering the Ethical Dimension of Paul’s Δικαιοσύνη, ‘Righteousness’ in Luther’s Reformation,” in Reformation and Theological Education in African Contexts: Gedenkschrift in Honor of late Prof. Timothy T. Palmer, edited by Zaka Ahuche, Dogara I. Manomi, and Justina K. Damap. Bukuru: ACTS, forthcoming in 2021.
  • “What Does Biblical ExegethicsDo? Method, Trajectories, and Reflections from an African Context.” In What Does Theology Do, Actually? Observing Theology and the Transcultural, edited by Matthew Ryan Robinson, and Inja Inderst, 243–258. Leipzig: Evangelischer Verlagsanstalt, 2020.
  • “Salvific, Ethical, and Consummative ‘Appearances’ in the Pastoral Epistles? A Response to Rob Van Houwelingen.” Journal for the Study of Paul and His Letters 9, no. 1-2 (2020): 109-17. https://doi.org/10.5325/jstudpaullett.9.1-2.0109.
  • “Towards an African Biblical Virtue Ethics? Reflections on the Letter to Titus through a Progressive-Negotiated-Ethics.” Acta Theologica 39, no. 2 (2019): 114-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.18820/23099089/actat.v39i2.7

Review Articles

Academic Presentations
  • “Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles” and “Virtue Ethics in the Letter to Titus,” Guest Lecture at the ETF Leuven (Leuven, 27 October 2020).
  • “The Language of Virtue: Discovering Implicit Linguistic Virtue-Ethical Elements in Titus,” the Ethics in Titus conference (Mainz, 12–14 September, 2019).
  • “Texts of Terror or Texts of Honor? Re-reading the Household Codes in Titus Virtue-Ethically as an Interpretive and Appropriative Paradigm,” the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature (Rome, 1–5 July, 2019).
  • “Virtue-ing Emotions, Emotionalizing Virtues: σωφροσύνη, ‘sensibility, self-control’, as the equilibrium of virtue and emotions in the New Testament,” the Annual Conference of the European Association of Biblical Studies (Warsaw, 11–14 August, 2019).
  • “‘Translethics’: Resolving Ethical Translation Problems of the Unpardonable Sin in Matthew 12:22–32 using a Synthesis of Linguistic, Exegetical, and Ethical Tools,” the Annual Conference of the European Association of Biblical Studies (Warsaw, 11–14 August, 2019).
  • “What Does Theology Do, Actually? An Exegetical Perspective from an African Context,” the Symposium titled “What Does Theology Do, Actually? Observing Theology and the Transcultural” (Bonn, 24–25 May, 2019).
  • “Towards an African Biblical Virtue Ethics? Methodological and Hermeneutical Reflections with Insights from the Letter to Titus,” the Society of Biblical Literature Conference (Denver, 17–20 November, 2018).
  • “Salvific, Ethical, and Consummative Appearances in the Pastoral Epistles? A Response to Rob van Houwelingen,” the Symposium titled “Pastoral Epistles: Common Themes, Individual Composition?” (Leuven, 30 November, 2018).
  • “Virtue in the Letter to Titus: Focus on Eusebeia,” the joint international Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature and European Association of Biblical Studies (Helsinki, 30 July–3 August, 2018).


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