Prof. Victor Selorme Gedzi

Associate Professor

Dept: Religious Studies
Department of Religious Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Research Areas/Interests

My research interest is Religion/culture and Development. The areas of research focus on how religious resources from the intellectual traditions of v...~more

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    1. Gedzi, V.S., Dumbe, Y. and Eshun, G., (August, 2016) “Environmental Reviews and Case Studies: Religious Resources and Environmental Management in Ghana.” Cambridge Environmental Practice (ENP), Vol. 18, Issue 3: 137 – 147.



    2. Gedzi, V. S., Asiedu-Amoako, S., Ntiamoah, M. K., (2016) “Environmental Degradation: A Challenge to Traditional Leadership at Akyem Abuakwa in the Eastern Region of Ghana”. American Journal of Indigenous Studies. Vol. 1, No. 2: A1 – A13.

    3. Gedzi, V. S., Bob Milliar, G. and Tweneboah, S. (2020). "Death Rituals as a Livelihood Strategy among the Asante in Ghana". Journal of Shamanic Studfies Vol.1, No.1: 1-10.

    4. Gedzi, V.S., Dumbe, Y. and Eshun, G., (2015) “Salafis and the Politics of Nationalism among Migrant Muslims in Ghana.” African Insight. 45(2): 41 – 58.

    5. Gedzi, V.S., (2015) “Context and Erection of Legal System in Ghana”. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 2, No. 2: 116 – 121.

    6. Gedzi, V.S., (2014a) “PNDC Law 111 in Ghana and International Human Rights Laws”. Global Journal of Politics and Law Research. 2, Issue 2: 15-26.

    7. Gedzi, V.S. (2014b) “Cultural Norms and Disputes on Women’s Property Relation in Ghana”. International Journal of African Society Cultures and Traditions. 1, No.1: 1-31.

    8. Gedzi, V.S., (2014c) “The Limits of Legal Intervention in Customary Practices: Understanding the Unpopularity of Ghana’s PNDC Law 111 on Intestate Succession among the Anlo and Asante”. Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development (JPAID). Vol.5, No.1: 99-125.

    9. Gedzi, V. S., (2014d) “The Asante of Ghana”. International Journal of African Society, Cultures and Traditions, Vol.2, No.3, 2014: 20-26.

    10. Gedzi, V. S., (2013a) “Women’s Property Rights and Dispute Resolution among the Anlo and the Asante of Ghana”. Journal of Society and Communication. 2013: 1-72.

    11. Gedzi, V. S., (2013c) “Societal Perception of Illness and Relationship with Ill Persons”. European Scientific Journal. 9. No.14: 134-142.

    12. Gedzi, V. S., (2013d) “The Causal Correlation of Sin and Suffering”. International Journal of Physical and Human Geography. 1 No. 1: 9-20.

    13. Gedzi, V. S., (2013e) “Gospel Values and African Traditional Religion”. Orita, Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies. XLV/1&2: 223 – 244.

    14. Gedzi, V. S., (2012a) “Women’s Property Relations after Intestate Succession PNDC Law 111 in Ghana”. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. 2, No. 9: 211-219.

    15. Gedzi, V. S., (2012b) “Property Relations and Women’s Access to Courts among the Anlo and the Asante in Ghana”. European Scientific Journal. 8, No.29: 121-139.

    16. Gedzi, V. S., (1991) “What is the Meaning of Christianity in the Africa of Today?” Pedu Today Bulletin. Vol. XXIII: 41 – 42.

    17. Gedzi, V. S., (1989) “Challenge to Christianity in Africa.” Pedu Today Bulletin. Vol. XXII: 38 – 39.

    18. Gedzi, V. S., (1988) “Village Life.” Pedu Today Bulletin. Vol. XXI: 32 - 33.

    19. Gedzi, V.S., Peprah, D.A. and Cofie, E.N.K. (2018). "NGOs, Spirituality and Community Development in Northern Region of Ghana: Challenges and Sustainability". Journal of African Political Economy and Development. Vol. 3, December, 2018: 108 - 126.


    20. Gedzi. V.S., Dumbe, Y. and Ahenkora, S.K. (2019). "Homosexuality in Ghana: Perspectives of Science, Social Learning Theory and Religion". Ogua Journal of Religion and Human Values (OJORHV), Vol.5, Issue 1, 2019: 18-40.



    21. Gedzi, V.S., Opoku, K.J. and Manu, E. (2019) "Akan Healthcare Delivery System and Its Effect on Modern Healthcare Practice in Ghana". Journal of Arts and Humanities, Vol. 8, Issue 9, October 2019: 73-85.


    22. Gedzi, V.S., (2019). "Church and Poverty Alleviation through Health Care Delivery in the Kumasi Metropolis". Developing Country Studies, Vol. 9, No. 10: 69-76.

    23. Gedzi, V.S., Tweneboah, S., Dumbe, Y. (2019). "Pentecostalism, the Media, and the State: Politization of Indigenous Customary Systems in Ghana". Politics, Religion and Ideology, 2019: 1-18.

    24. Gedzi, V.S., Dumbe, Y. and Osman, Seekey, I. (2020). "Contesting Religious Authority in Ghana: Perspectives on the Literary Works of Aminu Bamba". Journal of Contemporary Study of Islam, Vol. 1, Issue 2: 108-127.







    25. Gedzi, V.S. and Eshun, G. (2020). "Emotions, Transcendence, Differentiated Voices and Resistances at Cape Coast Castle: A Poetic Analysis". African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, Vol. 9, No. 3: 149-166.

    26. Gedzi, V.S. (2019). "The Role of Culture and Law in Sustaining Trokosi Institution in Southern Ghana". Oguaa Journal of Religion and Human Values, Vol. 5, Issue 2: 1-21.

    27. Gedzi, V. S. and Abankoro, I. (2020). "Christian Faith and Economic Development: A Case Study of some Christian Workers in Ghana's Public Sector in Kumasi". African Journal of Religion, Philosophy and Culture, Vol.1. No.2:39-60.

    28. Gedzi, V. S., Treve, W. K. and Segbefia, Y. A. (2020). "Congregational Conflicts and Societal Impacts'. A Case of Evangelical Prespyterian Congregation in Ghana". Journal of African Political Economy and Development, Vol.5: 21-45.

    29. Antwi, E.K.E, Gedzi, V.S., and Frimpong Wiafe (2019). "Jonah: CrossingReligious Boundaries towards Peaceful Co-existence and Development". International Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs, Vol. 7:99-116.

    30. Gedzi, V.S. and Anderson, G. (2021). "Situating the Religious Market Theory in the Ghanaian Religious Context: Merits and Demerits". African Journal of Religion, Philosophy and Culture (AJRPC), Vol. 2, No. 1: 57-75.

    31. Gedzi, V.S. (2009). Principles and Practices of Dispute Resolution in Ghana: Ewe and Akan Procedures on Females' Inheritance and Property Rights. Maastricht: Shaker Publishing Bv.

    V.S. Gedzi, G. Anderson and E.N.K. Cofie. (2022). 'The role of religion in solid waste management in congested inner-cities: A case study of Aboabo'. Journal of Indigenous and Shamanic Studies: 1- 9.

    Forthcoming Publications

    1. Christian Stewardship and Electricity Management in Ghana

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