Rev. Dr. Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye




  • 2011:   Ph.D Religions, University of Ghana.
  • 2005:   B.A. (Hons), First Class, (Religions and History) University of Ghana.
  • 1997:   Certificate in Ministry, Trinity College, Legon.
  • 1996    Diploma in Study of Religions, University of Ghana.
  • 1991    Teachers Certificate ‘A’, University of Cape Coast.



Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Martin Knispel and Nana Opare Kwakye, Pioneers of the Faith: Biographical Studies from Ghanaian Church History, (Akropong, Akuapem Presbytery Press, 2006) Cephas N. Omenyo & Nana O. Kwakye, ‘Authentically African, Authentically Anglican’, in Cephas N. Omenyo & Eric Anum (ed.),  Being All things to All People: Trajectories of Religion in Africa. Essays in honour of John S. Pobee (Rodopi, Amsterdam, 2014)


Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye, “Encountering ‘Prosperity’ Gospel in 19th Century Gold Coast:  Indigenous Perceptions of Western Missionary Societies” in Pastures of Plenty: Tracing Religio-Scapes of Prosperity Gospel in Africa and Beyond (Studies in the Intercultural History of Christianity, Vol. 161), edited by Andreas Heuser (Frankfurt et al.: Peter Lang), 2015.


Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye, “Mission Possible becomes Possible: West Indian Missionaries and Mission in the Gold Coast” in Interkulturelle Theologie, Zeitschrift für Missionswissenschaft, 2-3/2016, 42 Jahrgang.


Nana Opare Kwakye, “The Sixteenth-Century Reformation and Lessons for the Contemporary Church in Africa” in Journal of African Christian Thought, 20.2 (2017): 38-45


Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye, “Returning African Christians in Mission to the Gold Coast” in Studies in World Christianity 24.1 (2018): 25–45. 


Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye, The Presbyterian Church of Ghana” in Christianity in Ghana: Vol. 1 – A PostColonial History (Accra: Sub-Saharan Publishers, 2018), 30-47


Abraham Nana Opare Kwakye, “Crucify the Cocoa – The Basel Mission Church in the Gold Coast and the Threat of the Cocoa Boom” in The ‘Golden Pod’: Its Religious, Socio-Economic and Political Impact on the Gold Coast and Ghana (Akropong: Regnum Africa, 2018) 50-67.