Research Papers/Topics in Christian Religious Knowledge

The Effectiveness Of Pastoral Counselling In The Management Of Hiv/Aids In The Church In Malawi: A Case Of The Church Of The Nazarene, Malawi Central District

This study was conducted within the Church of the Nazarene, Malawi Central District. The study sought to investigate the effectiveness of pastoral counselling in the management of HIV/AIDS in the church. The objectives of the study were to establish the role of pastors concern for members welfare in effective management of HIV/AIDS; to assess the role of pastors social skills in HIV/AIDS management; to examine the role of pastors training (technical skills) in HIV/AID...

The Impact Of Prosperity Gospel Teaching On Whole-life Stewardship: A Case Of Africa Gospel Church In Kampala, Uganda

The phenomenal rise of the Prosperity Gospel Teaching (PGT) continues to mushroom in Christian circles and has an influence on the whole-life stewardship. The purpose of the study was to investigate the impact of prosperity gospel teaching (PGT) on whole-life stewardship in AGC in the Kampala area, Uganda. The conceptual framework for the whole-life stewardship has three independent variables as popular prosperity gospel teaching, biblical theology of material prosper...

Africa Speaks An Anthology of the Africa Nazarene Theology Conference 2003

“The world is shrinking” is an often repeated statement. CNN delivers news from around the world to our living rooms. The Web allows instant access to current events and on-line shopping. A press conference announcing the winner of the bid to host the 2010 Soccer World Cup is viewed simultaneously in Amsterdam, Johannesburg, Nairobi, London, and Kansas City. Satellite link ups for computers, and cell phones are common in many parts of the world. Fast food restaurants such as McDonal...

Prisoner Social Reintegration in Ghana Through Christian Social Support and Restorative Justice

ABSTRACT Research has shown that the main challenge of prisoners remains how they will readapt to life in the community after their release. This is always a huge adjustment for prisoners to make, especially after a long sentence, and where a number of factors come into play.  As pointed out by Zehr, the Western (criminal) justice system which views crime as a violation of law other than of relationships, is beset with difficulties as victims, offenders and community members often feel t...

CONTEXTUAL BIBLE READINGS OF 1 CORINTHIANS 14: 34-40 AND WOMEN’S MINISTRY: A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED CHURCHES IN ACCRA BY PATIENCE AMISSAH

ABSTRACTThis work sought to use Contextual Bible Reading, where the text (1 Cor. 14: 34- 40) was read with ordinary readers (women’s groups) to find out what meaning they derive from the text. In preparation for the Contextual Bible Reading, a textual analysis of 1 Cor. 14:34-40 was done. The research went on to establish the implications of the text on the churches with regard to their doctrinal standpoint including the decisions of church councils or General Assemblies of the churches con...

The Divinity Of Jesus Christ And His Dominance Over Creation In Colossians 115-17

ABSTRACTThe issue of the divine nature of Jesus Christ had generated series of controversies over times from the apostolic age to this present age. Many people find it difficult to reconcile the issue of “God in the flesh” as in the case of Jesus Christ. This brought about the partly understanding and spiritual limitation in relationship with the eternal God. When the divine nature of Christ is not properly comprehended, the divine work of redemption cannot be properly understood and appr...

A critical examination of the Evil Eye in Galatians

This essay highlights the nature of Evil Eye accusations in Galatians, highlighting Paul’s response and adaptation to the superstitious nature of first century Mediterranean culture. An anthropological exploration of social norms and boundary rules intimate the environment within which Galatians is set, along with the potential challenges that Paul may have faced due to the possibility of being perceived an ‘outsider’. The essay also highlights Paul’s ability to use rhetoric argument ...

Comment on Edward Normans contention that secularised understandings of Christianity destroy the faith from within. (Norman, 2002, p. 70)

Edward Norman, former Chancellor of Yorkminster, contended in his book Secularisation (2002) that Christianity is destroying itself from within. This article addresses some of the issues raised by these suggestions and concludes that, although Christianity maybe a religion in transition, it has undergone many changes and adaptation over the 2,000 years of its existence

Thoughts on dualistic Christian Theory and the systematic destruction of the Cathars

Why did the Catholic Church conduct the only crusade on European soil to rid themselves of this perceived threat

SOCIAL THEOLOGY ARGUMENTS ON VATICAN II ECUMENIS1

ABSTRACTThis research aims at studying the spiritual dynamics and social impact of Ecumenism in the various Christian Churches with the sole objective of promoting  theological understanding among Christians of different faiths;Relevant literature and analysed field data will form basis for our method of research; while future prospects and applicability of this study’s research findings and suggestions hopes to confirm that the search for Christian unity was one of the principle concern o...

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE CHURCH

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON THE CHURCH ABSTRACT There is no doubt that social media has gained wider acceptability and usability and it is also becoming probably the most important communication tools among people. Church is simply a particular Christian denomination or group of Christian believers. There is perceived effect of social media on the church. Several authors had considered the pro and con of social media on the Church. However it is necessary to view the effect from a ...

TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE AND ITS IMPACT ON AFRICANS AND AFRICAN RELIGION

The paper focus on: What brought about transatlantic salve trade, the dimension of the Atlantic Slave trade, who benefited from it, its impact on Africans, and African Religion.

Impact of Anti Christian Violence in Nigeria

This article relates to anti Christian violence and its implications. 

THE YOUTH CODE

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