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PhD conferred on Falelua Lafitaga

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On May 11, 2017, Dr. Elekosi Falelua Lafitaga graduated with a PhD. — Doctor of Philosophy degree — from UC Berkley. His focus is Biblical Studies and primarily on the New Testament.

As part of his Doctorate study, he focused his dissertation on apocalyptic discourse in the Gospel of Matthew integrating conceptual metaphor theory and social rhetorical analyses.

Pictured here is Dr. Elekosi Lafitaga with his parents Reverend Elder Falelua and Ieta Lafitaga of Kanana Fou CCCAS Hawaii, and his uncle HTC Sili Kerisiano Sataua of Fagasa. Not pictured is Elekosi's wife, Falenaoti Fano Lafitaga of Fagaalu. Dr. Lafitaga and his wife Fale will return to serve the EFKAS at the Kanana Fou theological seminary. Malo finau.