Home » Rev. Dr Iosefa Lefaoseu

Rev. Dr Iosefa Lefaoseu

Name: Rev. Dr. Iosefa Niko Lefaoseu

Status: Ordained minister of the Methodist Church in Samoa.

Lecturer in Piula since 2002-2009, 2010 – 2014, and 2019-

Current positions: Head Librarian
Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Old Testament.

Academic qualifications:

Diploma in Theology (Piula Theological College, Samoa 1999)
Bachelor of Divinity (Piula Theological College, Samoa 2002) Diploma in Library/Information Studies (University of the South Pacific, 2006) Masters of Arts-Theology (Lutheran Theological Seminary, Shatin, Hong Kong, 2010)
Doctor of Philosophy (Pacific Theological College, Suva Fiji Islands, 2018)

Courses/Lectures in:

Semester 1 2019/2020

  • BS211: The Pentateuch
  • BS311: Writings/Wisdom Literature
  • BS521: Inter-Testimental Literature

Publications:

Books:

Original Contributor to: Ato Fevailiai: Fesoasoani mo Sauniga Eseese. Apia: Piula Publications, 2018.

Articles:

“Iopu le alofa: Iopu 1-3 mai mata o le ‘Alofa’. in Le Faasoa: Aoaoga Tusi Paia, Mataupu Silisili, Tala Faasolopito ma le Galuega Molimau Vol IV. (Ed) Mosese Mailo. Apia: Piula Publications, 2019.

“E fetuanai maopopoga o le ola ona o le alofa” in O le Utu a le Faimea: Suesuega i le Tusi Paia, Mataupu Silisili, Tala Faasolopito ma le Galuega Faafaifeau. (Eds) Selota Maliko & Sanele Lavatai. Apia: Piula Publications, 2018.

“30 tausaga o Faigata” in Le Faasoa: Pacific Church History, Ministry, Theology and Biblical Hermeneutics, Vol I. S.Potogi, M.Mailo, S.Sila, I.Lefaoseu, F.Elia, W.Taotua (Eds.) Piula Theological College, 2014

Research Interest:

  • Biblical Hermeneutics in Oceania
  • Pacific Church History
  • Ecological Crisis