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Title: The Influence of Charismatic Churches on Musama Disco Christo Church (Mdcc) and Apostles’ Revelation Society (Ars) in Ghana.
Authors: Kwakye, A.N.O
Amoah, E
Ainoo, E.E
University of Ghana, College of Humanities, School of Arts, Department of Religions
Keywords: Charismatic Churches
Musama Disco Christo Church (Mdcc)
Spiritual Churches
Issue Date: Jul-2015
Publisher: University of Ghana
Abstract: Ghana has not been left out of the worldwide outburst of Pentecostal/Charismatic movement. Its impact has been felt on Ghanaian Christianity today. The African Independent Churches (AICs) popularly referred in literature as sunsum sore (Spiritual Churches) which emerged in the 1930s is one strand of Ghanaian Pentecostalism. It has undergone renewals, changes and developments over the years. This thesis investigated the Musama Disco Christo Church (MDCC) and Apostles‟ Revelation Society. (ARS), noting the influences that charismatic churches have had on them. It examined the efforts that had been made to adapt features of charismatic churches to suit present day Musama Disco Christo Church MDCC and Apostles‟ Revelation Society (ARS). The study answered the question, to what extent has the Charismatic Churches in Ghana influenced Musama Disco Christo Church (MDCC) and Apostles Revelation Society (ARS)? It investigated the complex nature of the impact of charismatic movements in the program of activities including dress code, removal of footwears, use of media and language, levels of growth and place of women. Both historical and phenomenological approaches have been adopted in this study. Primary and secondary sources were used in this study. Data collections from field research, focused group discussion, interviews with the top hierarchy of the church were also used. Church documents including reports, minutes, constitution etc. were also examined. Secondary sources including published works of scholars were used.
Description: Thesis (MPhil) - University of Ghana, 2015
Appears in Collections:Department of Religions

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