Rev. Dr. Novelle Josiah

Qualifications & Tertiary Institutions Attended:

  • PhD Theology (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 2010)
  • Master of Sacred Theology (Boston University School of Theology, Boston, USA, 2004)
  • Master of Philosophy (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 2003)
  • Bachelor of Arts Theology (Honors) (University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, 1992)
  • Diploma in Ministerial Studies (United Theological College of the West Indies, Jamaica, 1992)
  • International Diploma in Electronics (Humber College, Toronto, Canada, 1984)
  • Diploma in Electronics, (Antigua State College St John’s, Antigua, 1984)

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • Perspectives in Christology
  • Caribbean Theology
  • History of Western Philosophy I
  • Foundations of Systematic Theology 
  • Contemporary Contextual Theology II
  • History of Western Philosophy II

Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interest:

  • Philosophy
  • Theology
  • Ethics
  • Culture
  • African/Black Studies


Enhancing Education through Technology: The Educator’s Role. Dominica Teachers Union Magazine.  Dominica, 2014.

Lenten Journey: The Faith Ladder – From Self to Surrender. Dominica, 2017.

Lenten Journey: The Story of Love – Forty Days to a Stronger Faith. Dominica, 2015.

Lenten Journey: Prepare, Feed, Share, Focus, Relive and Commit. Dominica, 2014.

Sin and the Caribbean Debt Crisis (BA thesis), Jamaica, 1992.

The Development of Calypso in Antigua and its Continuity with Old Testament Traditions, (MPhil thesis), Jamaica, 2003.

The Nature and Extent of Theological Dialogue in the Expansion of the Christian Church between the 15th – 18th centuries. (STM thesis), Boston, 2004.

The Tactic Approach: The Key Bastion Towards a Foundation for a Black Philosophy of and for Empowerment, (PhD Dissertation), Jamaica, 2010.

The Restructuring of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas. St Kitts, 1997.

250th Anniversary Magazine – Antigua Circuit. Antigua, 2010.

230th Anniversary Magazine – Dominica Circuit. Dominica, 2018.