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Rev. Dr. Grace Sintim-Adasi

Research Fellow
Religions & Philosophy

Rev. Dr. Grace Sintim Adasi, a Presbyterian, is currently a Research Fellow with the Religions and Philosophy Section of the Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon. Currently, she is the Seminar Coordinator of the Thursday Seminar Series of the Institute.  She holds an MPhil in African Studies from the Institute of African Studies, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in the Study of Religions both from the University of Ghana, Legon.  Her research interests are on Mission and African Christianity, Christianity and Society, Spirituality, Culture, Gender, Indigenous Religions and Women Empowerment. She has extensively researched on Women’s leadership roles in the Church, Priestesses, shrines and sacred spaces in African Indigenous Religions.

Selected Publications

Book: Adasi, G. S. (2016). Gender and Change: Roles and Challenges of Ordained Women Ministers in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. Accra: GAVOSS Education Plc. Ltd.

Adasi, G. S. Post Women’s Ordination: Renewal of Roles in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (1976-2016), (in press).

Adasi, G. S. “Wives of the gods.” The works and lives of three Ghanaian Priestesses, (ongoing).

Adasi, G. S. The Mission of God and the Good News: Cases of Three Selected Prophetesses in Ghana and Nigeria. (Ongoing)

Adasi, G. S. Seeking For Good Health: Interrogating the Patronage and Usage of Prayer Camps and Shrines as Health Care Providers. (Ongoing)

Adasi, G. S. (2017, September). “Gender and Marriage: The case of the Ordained Women in the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.” EBSU Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol 7 (1)

Adasi, G. S. (2015). “Negotiating female roles and social integration in the church and society: The case of Ghanaian women.” EBSU Journal of Social Sci