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He Saw and Believed…”: An Exegetical Study of the Resurrection Narrative in The Gospel According to John 20:1-31.

ABSTRACT The resurrection of Jesus is very essential to the Christian faith because it constitutes the foundation of the gospel proclamation. Its significance is further testified by the fact that all the four evangelists devoted portions of their gospels to the passion and resurrection narrative. This research investigates John 20:1-31 to analyze the role of the resurrection account in the Fourth Gospel and its relevance for contemporary Ghanaian Christianity. The study attempts to look at w...

Christian Chiefs and African Indigenous Rituals in Ghana

ABSTRACT The debate as to whether indigenous Ghanaian communities could be efficiently and fully ruled by ‗Christian Chiefs ‘remains topical in both popular and academic discourses. Nananom ahenfo (chiefs) go through the ritual process before they are enstooled as chiefs and derive their sacredness and authority from these rituals which enables them to sit on the ancestral stools. These rituals also make them mediators between Nananom nsamanfo (ancestors) and the living, hence they are r...

West African International Student Mobility to Pentecost University College, Ghana.

ABSTRACT International student mobility has become a topic of interest in recent migration literature. This is probably because international student mobility has considerable implications both on economic and academic sphere and has rapidly grown across the world. Many tertiary institutions in the world today have interest in recruiting talented international students to ‘enhance their academic reputation, enrich campuses and programmes with cultural, social and academic contributions...

A Study of the Use of Conjunctions in Senior High School Students’ Essays in Ghana

ABSTRACT The researcher observed that his students used certain conjunctions very often in their essays regardless of the topic under discussion. This motivated this study to explore the use of conjunctions for cohesion in Senior High School (SHS) students ‘essays in Ghana. The study also investigated the possible existence of this phenomenon in schools other than the schools in which such patterns of conjunctions usage in students ‘essays was first observed. Finally, the study also sough...

Salvage Archaeology at The Fort Kongensten Site of Ada Foah

ABSTRACT This research looks at the use of salvage archaeology as a research method for the documentation and conservation of heritage sites that are being threatened by the rise in sea levels. Such devastating effects of the ocean on coastal environments are often as a result of climate change and global warming. Over the years, sea levels have been steadily rising, leading to the erosion of coastlines in Ghana to about 110 meters inland, and the submergence of historic coastal settlements....

Social Capital, Perceived Organizational Politics, And Workplace Crime: A Study Of Workers At The Driver And Vehicle Licensing Authority In The Eastern And Greater Accra Regions Of Ghana.

ABSTRACT This study examined the relationship between social capital, perceived organizational politics and workplace crime. In addition, the study explored the mediating role of social capital on the relationship between perceived organizational politics and workplace crime. Using the crosssectional survey design, a total of one hundred and fifty employees from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority were conveniently sampled and tested. The hypotheses were tested using Pearson Product M...

Focus Constructions In Okere

ABSTRACT  Focus construction, as a way of presenting new information, is one of the essentials in language. This work is a descriptive study of the phenomenon of focus in Ɔkere, a hill Guan language spoken at Akuapem. Investigating the strategies involved in focus construction in the language, it is observed that Ɔkere marks focus lexically and syntactically. The morpheme ne is used to mark focus. Other morphemes named Weakly Emphatic Morphemes that are used to signal information are a...

Scenic Design in Children’s Theatre: Appropriating Colours for Philip Ridley’s Play, Feathers.

ABSTRACT The desire to explore children’s colour experiences for their scenic interactions informed this research. In view of this, the study explored colours from the perspective of children by using the medium of appropriation to design a set to complement their theatre experiences. With review of literature, the study discussed the approaches to children’s theatre through the eyes of Schonmann. Weincek’s guide to scenic design for children was used to examine the nature of their set...

Pupal Ecology And Role Of Predators And Parasitoids In Natural Population Regulation Of Glossina Pallidipes Austen (Diptera : Glossinidae) At Nguruman, Kenya.

CHAPTER ONE 1. GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.1 THE SCOURGE OF TSETSE All tsetse flies belong to the order Diptera and the genus Glossina. This genus was formerly included in the family Muscidae (Newstead, 1911; Newstead et £l_., 1924; Patton, 1934; Iimts, 1957), but has in recent times been placed in the monogeneric family, Glossinidae (Brues etal_, 1954; Haeselbarth et aj_, 1966; Potts, 1970a). The genus is made up of 30 species and subspecies which are divided into three principal groups, n...

Contributions of Bioarchaeology to Understanding the Past: A Study of Excavated Human Skeletons from Hani-Begho, Ghana.

ABSTRACT The complexity of the archaeological record and its interpretation require a holistic comprehension of its makeup from an objective point of view rather than from a single subjective perspective. The analyses of materials recovered from the archaeological record of most sites in Ghana often neglect the analysis of human skeletal finds. This development affects the holistic interpretation of those sites. In view of such gaps, this research sought to subject the skeletal remains from ...

The Use of Electronic Resources by Postgraduate Students of the University of Cape Coast

Abstract Academic libraries have become one stop information access points for members of the university and its community. In keeping pace with technological trends, academic libraries are focusing on the larger social and spatial context; through provision of electronic information resources for both local and remote users to enhance access to local and global information for the promotion of social, economic and political development in the society. The study sought to examine the use of ...

Media for Health Information Dissemination to Rural Communities by The Ghana Health Service. A Study of the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region

ABSTRACT The study aimed at investigating media for disseminating health information to rural communities by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) in the Shai Osudoku district of the greater Accra region. Among the objectives of the study were to identify the media used by the Ghana Health Service (GHS) to deliver health information to the people in the district and to unravel the challenges encountered in provision and access to health information using media. A case study approach using the conve...

Literary Analysis of Mohammed Amin Bamba's Poems

ABSTRACT This study analyzed the poetic collection of Mohammed Amin Bamba in order to highlight the quality of his works and to shed some light on his contribution on Arabic studies in Ghana. The research was based on protracted face-to-face interviews the writer conducted with the poet over a series of meetings. It equally benefited from rich sources of Arabic, both contemporary and classic. The study adopted an eclectic method; comprising historical analytical, and comparative approaches. ...

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...

Risk Perception, Risk-Taking Attitude and Risky Driving Behavior Among Drivers in Ghana

ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between driver’s risk perception, risk-taking attitudes and risky driving behavior. The purpose of the study was to explain the variance in risky driving behavior, an outcome variable, as accounted for by risk perception and risk-taking attitude and to expand the knowledge of these personality factors (risk perception and risk-taking attitude) that contribute to the increased levels of road traffic accidents in Ghana. The cross-sectional surv...


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