Stan Chu Ilo is a Research Professor at the Center for World Catholicism and Intercultural Theology, DePaul University, Chicago, USA. He is the editor of African Christian Studies Series for Pickwick Publications, Wipf and Stock Publishers. He is a visiting faculty at the Institute of Social Ministry and Mission, Tangaza University College, Nairobi, Kenya and is the founder and President of the Canadian Samaritans for Africa, a registered Canadian charity working to alleviate poverty among African women and helping to develop the assets of African women in four African countries. He is a commentator on Africa, religion, and politics for Canada Television (CTV), and Al-Jezzera. He writes columns for CNN African Voices, The Hill Newspaper, Washington, DC, Catholic Register and Premium Times. He is a blogger for Huffington Post (World Affairs, Religion, and Black Voices). He is the author of The Church and Development in Africa: Aid and Development from the Perspective of Catholic Social Ethics (2014) and the editor of the forthcoming book, Searching for Abundant Life: Christianity, Money and Africa’s March Towards Modernity.