What is the essence of the Gospel? Which aspects of the church’s ministry are
contingent? The story of the Anglican Church in Ghana offers an opportunity
to reflect upon these questions. While the history of this colonial church is
fraught with ethnocentrism, it also demonstrates a number of ways in which a
rich theological tradition can be realised on Ghanaian soil. This essay explores
these possibilities with the hope of identifying an authentic Afro-Catholicism.