Positioning an International Partner Lutheran Church Seminary for Accreditation: A Critical Analysis of a Proposed Procedure for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana Lutheran Seminary, Ghana, West Africa

Full Title
Positioning an International Partner Lutheran Church Seminary for Accreditation: A Critical Analysis of a Proposed Procedure for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana Lutheran Seminary, Ghana, West Africa
Author
Steven R Schumacher
Abstract
There is both a need and interest in attaining accreditation for theological education programs by partner Lutheran Church seminaries in Africa. By means of a critical analysis a proposed procedure for The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana (ELCG) Lutheran Seminary was prepared by the author. He assessed the current student population and ELCG ordained pastors through means of tracking GPAs, personal interviews, surveys and questionnaires to discover academic and cultural needs in preparing for the pastoral ministry. Through his discoveries, the author presents a theological basis for the rationale to acquire accreditation through an African independent Christian association.
Degree Granting Institution
Country
United States
Type of Work
Thesis
Advisor
K. Detlev Schulz
Language
English
Date
2018
Number of Pages
147