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Author Owadayo, Matthew Oluremi, author

Title Carrying the Cross : the autobiography of Bishop Matthew Oluremi Owadayo
Published Baltimore, Maryland : Project Muse, 2014
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Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword 1; Foreword 2; Preface; 1. Early Childhood; Akokoland; My Family; My Birth; Idogun: Place of Refuge; 2. Getting Started: My Primary Education; United School, Ifira-Ipesi; St. Paul''s School, Idogun; 3. My Secondary Education; Divinely guided to Victory College; Changes within the Family; Journey to Victory College; A Mentor Indeed!; The Great Relief; Experience as a Houseboy; As a Journey Walker; Managing Jeers and Sneers; My Second Year; Confirmation; 1958 -- A Year of Rewarded Risks; 1959 -- Year of Destiny
Ago Ireti (Lepers' Settlement)Moments of Joy; 9. Back for Higher Degree; Undelivered Invitation; Confirmed Invitation to University: Tortuous Academic Journey; The Search for a Supervisor; 10. Romance with the Academia; Tempted to Withdraw; God's Delay, not Denial; As Synod Clerical Secretary; 'Walking by Faith, not by Sight'; Preparing for the Viva; The Viva Voce, at long, long last; Preferred Cathedral Provost; Miracle Two: God, The Provider; 11. Preferred Cathedral Provost; Cathedral of St. Stephen, Ikare-Akoko; WCC Scholarship in America; Last Moment Preparation; Studies/Learning
Back to Boarding HouseUnexpected Cheering News!; The Change that Shook Victory College; Senior Cambridge Exam -- A Bugbear!; Recruitment for Employment; The Scary Examination at Last; 'Yes Lord ... '; End of Exam/End of Year Celebration; Fascinating Glimpse of the Future; Victory College -- A Reflection; 4. Apprenticeship Pays; Priest's Self-Denial; A Temporary Set-back; 5. A Grouse Against My MinisterialAmbition; Hurdles before Immanuel College Admission; Immanuel College (of Fame) -- At Last!; Inside the College; Seminary Life; Elected Students' Union Secretary; Indigenization of College Staff
Change in HeadshipHealth Challenges; Adetiloye-Olajide: Catalysts for Change; Immanuel College -- University Affiliation; Back To Sender; Ordination Retreat; Location; Tumultuous Welcome and Thanksgiving Service; 6. Launched into Full-time Parish Ministry; Ile-Oluji: An Enviable Church; Marital Life; Academic Aspiration; Our Saviour''s Church, Odigbo; Return to Odigbo; Goodbye to Odigbo: Our Saviour's Beloved Church; 7. Undergraduate Days at the University of Ibadan; Matriculation; Sultan Bello -- Hall of 'Gentlemen'; The Crisis that Shook Ibadan University; 8. Training Future Church Leaders
Licensed to DriveChristmas Holiday; The Enviable National Psyche of America; As Overseas Partner; Visit to the Andersons; Visit to Shakespeare's House; Back to the Cathedral; Paralysing Effect; Immediate Aftermath of the Separation; The Way Forward; Chieftancy __ Membership Booster; Dayo -- A Hero till Death; True Living Faith; 12. From Provost to Dean; Cathedral's Protest; Right Time to Leave; Unifying, Rousing Send-off; Back to Immanuel College of Theology; College Chapel; Reporting College at Synods and Conferences; 1993 -- A Year of Crises; My Double Tragedy; Sudden Wind-fall
Summary Born in Ifira-Akoko, Nigeria in 1939 Bishop Matthew Oluremi Owadayo was appointed MenĂ­s warden of Archbishop Vining Training Centre, Akure; preferred Cathedral Provost, and later Dean, Immanuel College of Theology, Ibadan. In December 1994, he was elected Bishop of the Diocese of Egba
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Owadayo, Matthew Oluremi, Bishop
Owadayo, Matthew Oluremi, Bishop
Bishops -- Nigeria -- Biography
Theology -- Nigeria
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9788431720