Research Papers/Topics in Religious Studies

The Youth and The Numerical Growth of the Ga Presbytery in The Presbyterian Church of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study examines the role of the youth of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana towards its numerical growth. It focuses on the role the youth have played throughout the development and continue to play towards the growth of the church and also examines the challenges faced by the youth in the discharge of these roles. Methodologically, the study adopted the method of research where data on the subject matter were collected and analysed through the use of personal interviews, question...

Perspectives of Divorcees On Divorce and Remarriage in Selected Charismatic Churches in Adenta

ABSTRACT Although God intended marriage to be a lifelong relationship, the tragic fact is that divorce has become common occurrence in our society. Sadly, the dramatic rise in divorce rates in recent years has also affected the Christian community. Pastors and others providing counsel have become increasingly burdened with problems of divorce and remarriage, even among those regarded as active members of their congregations. This study seeks to highlight not only the perspectives of divorcee...

Prayer Centres as Avenues of Contemporary Spiritual Renewal in The Presbyterian Church of Ghana

ABSTRACT Prayer centres appeared in Ghanaian Christianity in the early parts of the twentieth century and were mainly found within the African Initiated Churches (AICs). They later became prominent in Classical Pentecostal Churches, especially the Church of Pentecost (CoP) with most of them seceding to become independent ministries. The concept of prayer centres gradually emerged in western mission founded denominations including the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG). The PCG over time recog...

Oyo State Social Studies Teachers View of the Introduction of Religion and National Values Curriculum in Upper Basic Education

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the Study          A nation that dreams greatness needs to invest in the strategies inculcation of national values, and such strategic investment depends on several factors -       The scope of the value -       The source -       The Nature -       Role models and instructor -  &n...

Cohabitation Among The Catholic Youths In Nyando Deanery, Kisumu Diocese, Kisumu County

ABSTRACT Cohabitation is a common practice in many parts of the world including America, Europe and Africa. Cohabitation violates the teaching of the Catholic Church on the sacrament of marriage. In spite of the efforts by the Catholic Church to instill chastity, many youths in the Catholic Church do not go through church marriage, instead they choose to cohabit. The main objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of cohabitation among the Catholic youths in Nyando Deanery; Kisu...

The Role Of Christian Association Of Nigeria (Can) In The Socio-Ecoomic, Political And Religious Problems In Nigeria

This work seeks to examine the role the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has played over the years in dealing with societal problems in Nigeria.  The historical method was adopted in the study.  Library research was carried out.  Needed information was obtained from textbooks, journals and documents of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Also internet materials related to the topic were use.  Findings show that:  the church in Nigeria had been respo...

The Plight of Children of Un-Identified Parents or Abandoned Children: Old Testament And Contemporary Society Perspectives

ABSTRACT The study is on “The Plight of Children of Un-identified Parents or Abandoned Children in our Society”. Children of un-identified parents refer to those human beings who are below the age of eighteen (18) years whose parents cannot be traced. Moreover, their parents have shelved their parental responsibility to unknown people. This act is always deliberate for different reasons. These abandoned children were found in the Old Testament era and are commonly located in many ...

Religion in a Scientific And Technological Era : The Nigerian Experience

ABSTRACT There is no known society the world over without religion. This shows that religion is an indispensable element in any human society. Throughout the ages religion has offered solutions to man’s problems, and explanations to the mysteries of the world. The desire for man to know and conquer his environment led to the advancement of science and technology. Consequently man has always longed and had a human and environmental transition from one region of development to another t...

A Comparative Study of Salvation in Christianity And Eve Indigenous Religion in Ghana

ABSTRACT 1he study essentially demonstrated that the Christian missionaries and the early Eue clergy did not take cognizance of the Eue belief in God, (Mawu) the all embracing creator of humankind. This can be discerned in the manner and methods these early missionaries proclaimed Christ in Eueland. Their interpretation of salvation was far out of tune from that of the Eue. This may be explained by the fact that they failed and disregarded to reach out to the roots of Eue indigenous reli...