Rev. Peter Damian Akpunonu, S.S.L., S.T.D.
S.S.L., Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome; S.T.D., Pontifical Urban University, Rome. Former Associate Pastor 1966-67; taught at Bigard Memorial Seminary Enugu, Nigeria 1971-1978; and Rector of the same 1979-1989; President of Catholic Institute of West Africa, Port Harcourt, Nigeria 1989-1997. Author of: The Vine, Israel and the Church and The Overture of the Book of Consolations (Isa 40: 1-11). Contributor to Bigard Studies and CIWA Studies. Member of the Inter-national Theological Commission, Vatican City. Member of Catholic Biblical Association of America, Conference of Catholic Theological Institutions, Ecumenical Association of Third World Theologians.