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Fred Mawusi Amevenku

Fred Mawusi Amevenku
Trinity Theological Seminary, Legon Accra · Biblical Studies

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Socio-rhetorical interpretation of Matthew's Gospel African Biblical Interpretation and Mother Tongue Theologising
Additional affiliations
September 2011 - present
Trinity Theological Seminary Legon Accra
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Teach, examine, research and publish
Education
February 2016 - March 2019
Stellenbosch University
Field of study
  • New Testament

Publications

Publications (8)
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Using historical critical exegesis, this paper argues that Jn 13:34-35 commands a radical love that requires Christians to love their neighbours more than themselves. The aim of the paper is twofold. First, the paper demonstrates that there is a consistent ethical teaching of radical love in John’s Gospel and second, it shows that the ethics of Joh...
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The main purpose of Introducing Eschatology in the African Context (consisting of two volumes) is to offer contemporary Christians a balanced biblical and the-ological view of Christian Eschatology from an African perspective, to empower believers to be faithful to Christ at all times (even in their trials and sufferings). It is also to call the at...
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"Biblical Exegesis in African Context" is a concise and reliable introduction to Biblical exegesis. It has been written by two Ghanaian exegetes from New Testament and Old Testament studies, respectively, and it is addressed to the needs of theology students in West Africa. It engages critically Western approaches to the Bible from an informed West...
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No biblical text has had greater impact on Christianity than the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7). Within this Sermon is Matthew 5:17-20 which forms both the thesis paragraph of the Sermon and the key to appreciating Matthew's teaching on the relationship between Jesus' teaching and the Old Testament (OT). This passage concludes with Jesus' profou...
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Amos is often considered one of the most important prophets, mainly for his uncompromising message about social justice and God’s righteousness. This article examines the theology and social ethics of the prophet Amos, who ministered to Israel during the reigns of King Jeroboam II of Israel and King Uzziah of Judah. In Amos’s time, materialism was...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the seeming contradiction between the teachings of Paul and of James on justification , particularly in Romans 3:28 and James 2:24. James' idea that people are justified by their deeds and not by faith alone (Jas 2:24) seems antithetical to Paul's teaching that people are justified by faith apart from wor...
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In Christian theology, there is evidence of universality of human sinfullness, which clearly means that all are in need of salvation. Related to the salvation of humankind are two distinct but inseparable doctrines — the doctrines of law and gospel. Christians frequently ask questions like: Has the gospel replaced the law? Or are believers required...

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Results of the project will be published in scholarly journals