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Seminar on 500 Years of the Protestant Reformation

Source: ACI
Akrofi-Christaller Institute of Theology, Mission and Culture
Akropong-Akuapem, Ghana


Seminar on 500 Years of the Protestant Reformation
on the theme


THE REFORMATION AND AFRICA:
PAST, PRESENT, PROSPECTS

Monday, 30 October 2017


8.00 – 9.00 am Registration

9.00 -9.10 am Opening (Rector, ACI)

Chairperson: Prof. D.N.A Kpobi

9.10 – 9.40 am First Paper

The Church in Africa and the 16th century Reformation: Lessons for the Contemporary Church– Rev. Dr. Abraham Kwakye


9.40 am -10.10 am Second Paper

Language, Heritage and Identity: The Relevance of the Protestant Reformation for the Ga People of West Africa – Rev. Prof. Philip Laryea
 

10.10-10.40 am Third Paper

The Cardinal Principle of Paradox in Protestantism and its role in African Christian Theology today- Rev. Dr. Charles Amarkwei 


10.40-11.10 am DISCUSSION

11.10-11.30 am SNACK BREAK

11.30 am -12.00 pm Fourth Paper

The Reformation and Religious Diversity: Lessons for the Protestant Church in Ghana – Rev. Dr. Abamfo Atiemo

12.00-12.30 pm Fifth Paper

Core Values in the Reformation and their relevance for the Church in Africa today – Rev. Prof. Eric Anum 

12.30-1.00 pm Sixth Paper

The Reformation as a Mother Tongue Movement: Mother Tongue Theologising as the key to African Christian authenticity and contribution to the Global Church – Rev. Dr. B. Y. Quarshie

1.00-1.30 pm GENERAL DISCUSSION

1.30-1.45 pm CHAIRPERSON REMARKS AND CLOSING

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