CABAN 2018

THEME: Blessings & Curses in the Bible

  1. Blessings and Curses in the Bible: The Case of the Book of Job Sr. Dr. Agnes Acha, DMMM
  2. Blessings and Cure in the Book of Revelation: A Study of the Seven Makarioi Oracles (Rev. 1:3; 14:1; 16:15; 19:9; 20:6; 22:7, 14) and Their Corresponding Curses – Rev. Fr. Dr. Anthony O. Ewherido
  3. Bless and Do Not Curse (Rom. 12:14 – 21) – Rev. Fr. Dr. Anthony Ezeogamba
  4. Blessings for Obedience and Curse for Disobedience in Deuteronomy 28 – Rev. Fr. Dr. Luke Emehiele Ijezie
  5. “For His Loving Kindness is Forever” (Psalm 136): God’s Convental Blessing Breaking Curses and Obstacles – Paul Beshibekong Ikwen
  6. Implications of Self-Imposed Curse in Matthew 26:74 and the Spirituality of Breaking of Ancestral Curses in Nigeria – Sr. Dr. Mary Benedict Isara, EHJ
  7. The Cursing of the Fruitless Fig Tree in Mark 11:12-14; 20-24: Implications for Christians in Nigeria – Rev. Fr. Dr. Paul Jatau
  8. The Theme of ‘Sin’ in John 9:1-7: A Case Against Retribution Theology and Intergenerational Curses – Rev. Fr. Dr. Emmanuel Maigari
  9. Reading Blessings in the New Testament (Matt 5:3-12) – Sr. Dr. Caroline N. Mbonu, HHCJ
  10. Blessing as ‘Security’, and ‘Antidote’ Against Curse in Luke 6:28B – Rev. Fr. Dr. Christopher Naseri
  11. The Blessing of Abraham (Gen. 12:2-3) – Sr. Dr. MarySylvia Nwachukwu
  12. Proverbs 26:2: A Wisdom Recipe for Dealing with Ancestral Curses – Rev. Fr. Prof. Emmanuel O. Nwaoru
  13. Christ Became a Curse: Galatians 3:13 A Study in the Context of Healing Ministry in Nigeria – Rev. Fr. Casmir Chukwuemeka Obi
  14. Generational Curses: Fact or Fancy (An Exegetical Study of John 18:31-36) – Rev. Fr. Dr. Dominic Obielosi
  15. Psalm 144:12-15, An Old Testament Version of Modern Prosperity Gospel? – Rev. Fr. Dr. Ignatius M. C. Obinwa
  16. Understanding Genesis 27:27-29 and Parental Blessings in the Old Testament – Sr. Dr. Mary Jerome Obiorah, IHM
  17. The Beatitudes (Luke 6:20-26): A Radicalization of Blessings and Curses in the Bible. – Rev. Fr. Dr. Joel Okechukwu
  18. The Biblical and Liturgical Implication of µακάριος (Rev. 19:9) For the New English Translation of the Roman Missal – Rev. Fr. Dr. Michael Enyinwa Okoronkwo
  19. Faith in God’s Blessing as Antidote to Fear of Curses: A Perspective from Ephesians 1 – 2. – Sr. Prof. Teresa Okure, SHCJ
  20. Redemption from the Curse of the Law in Gal. 3:10-14 Versus Claims of Ancestral Curse Among Nigerian Christians. – Rev. Fr. Dr. Peter Onwuka
  21. The Christian Interpretation of Psalms of Imprecation Using Psalm 83 As A Case Study – Rev. Fr. Dr. Victor Onwukeme, MSP
  22. The Cursed Fig Tree (Matt 21:18 – 19): A Symbol of Religious Externalism – Rev. Fr. Dr.Rowland Onyenali, CMF
  23. Blessings and Curses: Reading Canaan’s Curse (ÂRAR) in Genesis 9:18-27 in Light of African Values – Rev. Fr. Dr. Michael Ufok Udoekpo
  24. Can A Curse Be a Source of Blessing? Another Look At Galatians 3:10-14 in the Light of Paul’s Attack on the Identity-Markers of the Opponents Rev. Fr. Dr. Bernard Ukwuegbu
  25. The Prophesy of Jeremiah 31:31-24: An Analysis of the Structure of the New Covenant – Rev. Fr. Dr. Linus Umaru
  26. Appreciating Biblical Blessings(As Life: An Interpretation of Deuteronomy 30: 19 and Its Implication for Eternal Life-Bound Christians Today – Rev. Fr. Dr. Gerald Emem Umoren
  27. Woes in the Proclamation of Jesus: Implication and Relevance in a World of Injustice Luke 6:24-26 – Rev. Fr. Dr. Cosmas Uzowulu OFMCap