Francis Appiah-Kubi

Francis Appiah-Kubi
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology | KNUST · Department of Religious Studies

Doctor of Theology

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Introduction
My research interest is in the field of Systematic Theology, but specifically in Ecclesiology and African Theology
Education
July 1998 - April 2005
Institut Catholique de Paris
Field of study
  • Ecclesiology

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Publications (13)
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Understanding the idea of the reign of God in the affairs of humans must not only be envisaged or experienced by the ecclesiastical setting or arena. The hope in the existence of God’s kingdom transcends the spiritual emphasis to the socio-cultural and politico-economic realms. This article looks at the penetrating effects of the Christian principl...
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Holy Communion is one of the seven sacraments in the Catholic Church. With Baptism and Confirmation, they constitute the sacraments of Initiation. Similarly, with the Word of God, they constitute the two indispensable pillars upon which the Church is built. It is the “fount and apex of the whole Christian life” (LG 11). It is named Holy Eucharist b...
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This article examines the relevance of theology in public life particularly from the Ghanaian (African) Christian experience in society. The idea of the public relevance of theology has been ably examined by Jurgen Moltmann in the perspectives of his Theology of Hope and the continuous reflections in the “Ethics of Hope”. The eschatological sacrifi...
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The nature and the missionary role of the laity in the church is one of the issues currently vital to the church and theologians. From the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) perspective, the word laity is technically understood to mean all the faithful except those in holy orders and those in the state of religious life specially approved by the Ca...
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The traditional doctrine of the Catholic Church describes the priest as Teacher of the Word, Minister of the Sacraments and Leader of the Christian community. His functions are therefore tripartite in nature, consisting respectively of teaching, sanctification and governance. The priesthood is God's gift for the Church. It is one of the seven sacra...
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The situation of the world today, as well as every culture's vocation, calls for intercultural dialogue as a guiding concept, open to the future, when faced with the various interpretations of pluralism. From anthropological and theological perspectives, this article, after delving into an overview of the historic encounter between the African and...
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Africa possesses certain bodies of organized wisdom informed by their indigenous worldview that serve as a pool of resources for theologizing and advancing their spirituality in relation to the natural environment. Such indigenous resources which serve to rethink African theology and spirituality are embedded in African's 'ecocentric' values and pr...
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The Catholic Church, in the Second Vatican Council Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation, Dei Verbum stresses emphatically that "in his gracious goodness, God has seen to it that what he had revealed for the salvation of all nations would abide perpetually in its full integrity and be handed on to all generations" (DV 7). In fact, the Church b...
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The renaissance of the doctrine of priesthood of the baptized since the Second Vatican Council and the emphasis on the royal priesthood of all Christians from Protestant tradition have led to the emergence of vibrancy and sometimes over zealousness among the laity especially in Anglophone West African Countries. This religious phenomenon appears to...
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The renaissance of the doctrine of priesthood of the baptized since the Second Vatican Council and the emphasis on the royal priesthood of all Christians from Protestant tradition have led to the emergence of vibrancy and sometimes over zealousness among the laity especially in Anglophone West African Countries. This religious phenomenon appears to...

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