Materials: Theology by Kwabena Donkor

Dealing With “Discrepancies” in the Bible

How should we deal with alleged discrepancies in the Bible? Here is a short discussion on some issues to be considered before one draws any firm conclusions on such matters.

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Kwabena Donkor

Of Covenants, Causes and Clarity

Is the law of God relevant to the New Covenant? How similar or dissimilar are the Old and New Covenants? Using Aristotle's four causes as an analytical tool, this articles explores the foregoing questions, and seeks to bring clarity to a few other issues related to the Old and New Covenants.

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Kwabena Donkor

Open Theism—A Review of the Issues

What does the concept of open theism mean? What tehological problems give rise to it and what issues arise from it? What are its implications for Seventh-day Adventist theology?

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Kwabena Donkor

Postmodernism: An Adventist Assessment and a Response

It is common knowledge that postmodern thought advocates relativism. What is not commonly known, however, is the path that has led contemporary western culture to its current intellectual situation. This article traces this path, and in the process shows the serious challenges that postmodern thinking poses for Adventist theology.

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Kwabena Donkor

Predestination, Foreknowledge and Human Freedom

Predestination and foreknowledge are two different issues. In the Bible, God's foreknowledge simply enabled Him to put in place a plan of salvation that would be affected through a relationship with Christ (Eph 1:4).

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Kwabena Donkor

Should We Be Postmodern to Minister to Postmoderns?

Contemporary western culture is eminently postmodern, and the Christian church has no choice but to minister in this cultural context. While some suggested strategies for ministry in the postmodern context seem to imply a change in theology to reflect postmodern principles, this articles argues that Seventh-day Adventists need not be postmodern in theology in order to minister to postmoderns.

Author: 
Kwabena Donkor

“Deus Caritas Est”: Pope Benedict XVI’s Encyclical Letter

What does it mean to say that God is love? The article provides a critical review of Pope Benedict's Encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, with particular reference to its implications for Church-State relations.

Author: 
Kwabena Donkor