ACI Publications

Akrofi-Christaller Institute has a vigorous publications programme, that includes theses, historical and theological studies and studies of important issues for social and cultural transformation. These are all geared towards enhancing the Institute's usefulness to the churches in their witness to the Kingdom of God in Ghanaian society and in Africa as a whole.

The Institute publishes its own internationally refereed journal, Journal of African Christian Thought.

Regnum Africa Publications

The Institute is the editorial office for Regnum Africa publications. Books published include:

Kwame Bediako, Jesus in Africa - The Christian Gospel in African History and Experience (2000). - GHS 20.00 / £7.50/$10.00.

Ka Mana, Christians and Churches of Africa Envisioning the Future - Salvation in Christ and the Building of a New African Society (2002). - GHS 15.00 / £7.50/$10.00.

Mercy Amba Oduyoye, Beads and Strands - Reflections of an African Woman on Christianity in Africa (2002). - GHS 15.00 / £7.50/$10.00.

Laurenti Magesa, African Catholicism in Transition, Models of the Church for a New Century (2007). 

These four are in a series called "Theological Reflections from the South", which is designed to disseminate the fruit of creative thinking of African theologians, in the first instance, among ministers of churches, theological students and educated lay Christians.

John Azumah
, Let your Light Shine! Christian witness in a Muslim context. (Horizons Publications)

John Azumah, Light on Islam, What non-Muslims need to know about Islam. (Horizons Publications)
Kwame Bediako, Christianity in Africa - The Renewal of a Non-Western Religion. (Orbis Books). - GHS 30.00 / £10.00/$15.00.

Kwame Bediako, Theology and Identity, The Impact of Culture on Christian Thought in the Second Century and Modern Africa. - GHS 50.00 / £15.00/$20.00.

Gillian M. Bediako, Primal Religion and the Bible, William Robert Smith and his heritage

Gillian M. Bediako, Behold the Son of God! A Bible Study Guide on the Gospel of Mark (Asempa Publishers)

Allison M. Howell, The Religious Itinerary of a Ghanaian People, the Kasena and the Christian Gospel (ACP) - £5.00/$8.00.

Allison M. Howell, A Daily Guide for Culture and Language Learning

Allison M. Howell, A Handbook for Encouragers, Supervisors and Self directed learners (SIM Ghana) 

Ype Schaaf, On Their Way Rejoicing, History and Role of the Bible in Africa. (rev. ed .2003). - GHS 15.00 / £7.50/$10.00.

Clare Macrae,The Secred Tree, Divinities and Ancestors in Encounter with Christianity in Religious Experience and History of the Early Irish and Akan people of Ghana (Cardiff Academic Press) - £15.00/$20.00

Gideon Githige, The Church as a Bulwark against Authoritarianism

Philip Tete Laryea: Yesu, HomowoNuntso (Jesus, Lord of Homowo). - GHS 15.00 /£7.50/$10.00. 
[A Christological study in Ga, the language of Accra, this is the first book in ACI's Nyamedua Series in African Mother-Tongue Theology launched in 2006 to help develop biblical and Christian literature in Ghanaian languages.]

Robert Addo-Fening & Allison M. Howell The ‘Golden Pod’: Its Religious, Socio-Economic and Political Impact on the Gold Coast and Ghana. - GHS 40.00 / £10.00/$12.00.

Gillian Mary Bediako, Benhardt Y. Quarshie & Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu Seeing New Facets of the Diamond: Christianity as a Universal Faith (Festschrift in Honour of Kwame Bediako) - GHS 60.00 / £15.00/$20.00.

Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu, Sighs and Signs of the Spirit, Ghanaian Perspectives on Pentecostalism and Renewal in Africa - GHS / £8.00/$10.00.

Ini Dorcas Dah Women Do More Work than Men, Birifo Women as Change Agents in the Mission and Expansion of the Church in Burkina Faso, Côte d’lvoire and Ghana  - GHS 50.00 / £11.00/$18.00.

E. A. W. Engmann Kpawo-Kpawo Toi Kpawo - GHS 15.00 /£4.00/$7.00.

E. A. W. Engmann Kpawo-Kpawo Toi Kpawo, Vol.2 - GHS 15.00 / £5.00/$8.00.

Jon P. Kirby The Power and the Glory, Popular Christianity in Northern Ghana. - GHS 25.00 / £8.50/$13.00.

Philip T. Laryea Ephraim Amu: Nationalist, Poet and Theologian (1899-1995) - GHS 120.00 / £15.00/$24.00.

J. H. Kwabena Nketia Reinstating Traditional Music in Contemporary Contexts - GHS 40.00 / £7.50/$10.00.

Andrew F. Walls, The Missionary Movement in Christian History: Studies in the Transmission of Faith (with rights for Africa from Orbis Books) - GHS 50 / £10.00 / $15.00

Andrew F. Walls, The Cross-Cultural Process in Christian History: Studies in the Transmission and Appropriation of Faith (with rights for Africa from Orbis Books) - GHS 50 / £10.00 / $15.00

Other titles available for sale,

John D. Kwamena Ekem, Priesthood in Context, A Study of Priesthood in some Christian and Primal Communities of Ghana and its Relevance for Mother-tongue Biblical Interpretation (Sonlife Press) - £11.00/$18.00

John D. Kwamena Ekem, A Commentary on Paul’s Letter to Philemon Based on the Greek Text (Sonlife Press) - £2.50/$3.00

Kwamena Ekem, Krataa a Pɔɔl Kyerɛwee Dze Kɛmaa Faelimɔn: Ne Nkyerɛkyerɛmu Fi Griik Kasa Mu Kɔ Mfantse Kasa Mu (Sonlife Press) - £2.50/$3.00

Regnum Africa is also concerned to publish the fruits of research that records and documents the oral history and theology of churches in Ghana. Several theses of the Institute are in line for publication. All these are available in the Institute's book store. And can be ordered by email.For orders, please write to:
Regnum Africa
Akrofi-Christaller Institute
P. O. Box 76, Akropong-Akuapem, Ghana
Tel: +233 277 556718; email:
Cheques (US$, Euros or £) to be made payable to "Akrofi-Christaller Institute"

Our Courses

Master of Arts

Master of Arts Theology and Missions (MA) with specially designed options.


Master of Theology

Master of Theology (MTh) (African Christianity and Bible Translation and Interpretation).


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theology (Intake: January/August).

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