Rev. (Prof.) Jonathan Edward Tetteh Kuwornu-Adjaottor

Associate Professor

Dept: Religious Studies
Department of Religious Studies
Faculty of Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-GHANA

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Research Areas/Interests

New Testament Interpretation, Mother Tongue Biblical Hermeneutics, Bible Translation Hermeneutics...~more


Jonathan EdwardTetteh Kuwornu-Adjaottor (BD, MTh, Ph.D.) is an Associate Professor of New Testament and Mother Tongue Biblical Hermeneutics in the Department of Religious Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana. His research focus is New Testament, Mother-Tongue Biblical Hermeneutics and Bible Translation Hermeneutics. In 2014, he received the Royal Bank-CASS Best Researcher Award in the College of Art and Social Sciences (CASS), KNUST and the William Shakespeare Research Award in Religious Studies in 2015 by the International Agency for Standards and Ratings, India. He received the World Championship Award in Social Sciences 2018, and an Honorary Doctor of Literature (D.Litt) Award in 2020 by the same institution. He has over 60 journal articles, book chapters, and a few books to his credit. From 2009 to 2021 he has supervised 55 BA Dissertations, 25 MPhil Theses and 2 PhD Theses.

He is Editor of the Humanities section of the Journal of Science and Technology (JUST). Jonathan is an Editorial Board Member of Eleutheria: African Journal of NewTestament Studies and Consulting Editor of Sacrum Testamentum.  He is an Adjunct Research Fellow of the Centre for Cultural and African Studies (CeCASt), KNUST. He is a member of the Ghana Association of Biblical Exegetes (GABES), New Testament Society of Southern Africa (NTSSA), and a Fellow of the Directorate of Social Sciences (DSS). He is a conference speaker and has presented papers at both national and international conferences. He is an Ordained Minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (PCG) and currently serves as an Associate Minister of the Christ Congregation of the PCG, KNUST-Kumasi, Ghana. Prior to his call to the Ordained Ministry, he was a Scripture Union-Ghana staff for 17 years.

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