Dr. Richard Mutura Bariu

Dr. Bariu is the Head of this Department, and also a Senior Lecturer. He is an expert in Biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek. His research interests are in social-rhetorics, socialization and social identification of individuals and societies as well as ethnicity and ethnic group dynamics from a biblical perspective. Currently he is engaged in a Comparative Research Network, together with scholars drawn from six Universities in Kenya and Uganda, where they are investigating the relationships between Religion, Power and Spirituality in Kenya and Uganda.