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Prof Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu

Lecturer - Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon


PhD (Birmingham), MPhil (University of Ghana), BA (University of Ghana)
Lecturer - Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon
Also: Associate Pastor: Bethany Methodist Church Editor, Trinity Journal of Church and Theology (Journal of the Trinity Theological Seminary) International Advisory Council Member, Institute for the Study of Religion, Culture and Society. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Invitation to serve as Senior Scholar in Residence: Overseas Missions Study Center. 490 Prospect Street. Yale, New Haven, USA [January – August 2011]
Formerly: Academic Dean - Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon Adjunct Lecturer - Akrofi-Christaller Inst of Theology, Mission & Culture Pastor-in- charge - Atomic Hills United Church (Accra, Ghana) Senior Research Fellow, Center for the Study of World Religions-Harvard Divinity School
Areas: Christianity in Africa, Missiology, African religion, Pentecostalism
Regions: Africa
Publications: African Charismatics: Current Developments within Independent Indigenous Pentecostalism in Ghana. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2005; ‘Listening with African Ears – Reflections on the 2005 World Missions Conference in Athens, Greece’. International Review of Mission. Vol. 95, 374 (July 2005): 343-353; ‘Pentecostal Media Images and Religious Globalization in Sub-Sahara Africa’, in Peter Horsfield, Mary E. Hess and Adán Medrano, Belief in Media: Cultural Perspectives on Media and Christianity, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004: 65-79; ‘Kultur, Spiritualitä und Seelsorge aus einer afrikanisch-christlichen Perspektive’, in K. Federschmidt, E. Hauschildt, C. Schneider-Harpprecht, K. Temme, H. Weiss (eds.). Handbuch Interkulturelle Seelsorge (Handbook of Intercultural Counselling), Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener 2002 (translated from English by Rudolf Weissler): 183-201 ;April 2009: ‘Phenomenology of Conversion’: Draft Chapter for New Oxford Encyclopedia on Religious Conversion to be edited by Lewis R. Rambo and Charles Farhadian; Jan. 2009: ‘Unwanted Sectarians: Spirit, Migration and Mission in an African-led Mega-Size Church in Eastern Europe’, Paper Presented at Lausanne Theology Working Group Conference. Panama City, South America.*; Feb. 2009: ‘Spirit, Mission and Transnational Influence: Nigerian-led Pentecostalism in Eastern Europe. Paper presented at Nigerian-led Pentecostalism in Europe Conference. Birmingham*; ‘Bediako of Africa: A Late 20th Century Outstanding Theologian and Teacher’, Mission Studies: Journal of the International Association for Mission Studies, 26 (2009): 1-12* ; ‘Your Body is a Temple: Conversion Narratives in African-led Eastern European Pentecostalism’, Pastoral Psychology, 58 (2009): 1-14.; ‘Get on the Internet’ Says the Lord: Religion, Cyberspace and Christianity in Contemporary Africa. Studies in World. Vol. 13, Part 3 (2008) 225-242.*

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