Pentecostalism and Entrepreneurship

Pentecostalism and the Spirit of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Ghana: The
Case of the Mama Sarah Prayer Camp of the Church of Pentecost in the Jaman
North District
 
This study aims at examining the role that religious innovation and competition play
in building resilience and entrepreneurship as well as redefining gender roles and
agency in Ghana. It analyses the manner in which religious groups and leaders are
able to stimulate entrepreneurial spirit among their members through (i) institutional
networks, (ii) ideological discourse and (iii) leadership. The project will adopt a case
study approach and will focus on the Church of Pentecost in the Jaman North District
of the Brong-Ahafo region of Ghana. When completed, the research is expected to
generate scholarly interest and stimulate further research into the understanding of the
role that religious competition and innovation play towards the transformation of the
Ghanaian society.
 
Principal Investigator: Edmond Akwasi Agyeman, Center for African Studies,
University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.
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