Rev. Fr. Dr. Luke Emehiele Ijezie (B.Phil.; B.D.; LSS; STD) is a Priest of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria. He currently teaches Sacred Scripture and Biblical Languages at the Catholic Institute of West Africa (CIWA), Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He also serves as parish rector of St. John’s Parish, Umuobom, in the Catholic Diocese of Orlu. Ordained a priest in 1988, he studied Sacred Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum), Rome. He is the National Secretary of Catholic Biblical Association of Nigeria (CABAN) and chief Editor of the Annual Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria (CATHAN), Ijezie is author of over 70 publications, including articles and books.