Publications in peer-reviewed or refereed journals

2010. “On Black South African Public Theology in a Global Era,” Journal, Theologia Viatorum 34(1), 101-119.

2010. “Prophetic witness in Black Theology – with special reference to the Kairos Document” in HTS Teologiese Studies /Theological Studies Journal 66(1), Art. #800,6 pages. DOI:10.4102/hts.v66i1.800

2010. “Ideology and Spirituality: A Critique of Villa Vicencio's Project of Reconstruction” in Scriptura Vol 105 (2010:3), 457-460.

2010. “Serithi/Isidima: Reflections on Human Dignity in South Africa from a Black African Perspective,” in Scriptura 104 (2010:2), 314-321.

2012. “The Opiate of neoliberal Globalization and the Dawn of Democracy in South Africain Theologia Viatorum, volume 36.1.,76-93.

2012. “Interlocution and Black Theology of Liberation in the 21st Century: A reflection” in Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae Volume XXXVIII, 345-360.

2013. “The Reformed tradition as Public Theology,” HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 69(1), Art. #1371,5 pages.http:/

2013. “A critical black analysis of the Church’s role in post-Apartheid struggle for socio-economic justice” in Studia Historiae Ecclesiaticae December 2013, XXXIX (2) (in printing)

2013. The ‘Native Experiment’: The Formation of the Bantu Presbyterian Church and the defects of faith Transplanted on African Soil in Missionalia, 41 (2) 2013 (in printing)

2013. From Mission to Stewardship: The Social Analysis of Black Mission in the Context of Empire in Journal of Black and African Studies (in printing)


Articles and book chapters

Vellem, V. “Legitimacy: The Praxis of Consensing and Consenting in the Contested Post- Racial Democratic Discourse in South Africa” in press, Drew, Tshaka, et al. (eds.) Pretoria: Unisa Press.

Vellem, V. (in press) “Isixeko: A counter-hegemonic form of liturgy with implications for public theology,” in Mekoa & M. Mpadimeng (eds.), Remaking ourselves: A Reader in African Culture, 1, Saltry Print, Cape Town.

Vellem, V. (in press) “Life-giving Democracy,” in Mekoa & M. Mpadimeng (eds.), Remaking ourselves: A Reader in African Culture, 1, Saltry Print, Cape Town.

Vellem, V. et al (in press) Prophet from the South (2nd Edition), Stellenbosch: SunMedia

Vellem, V. (in press) “Re-discovering Reconciliation: A Response to the Call for Reconciliation as a Governing Symbol in Post 1994 South Africa”

Vellem, V (in press) “Ecumenicity and a Black Theology of Liberation”

Vellem, V. “Life-giving assets at Thabo Mbeki Village: Black faith and the Baal’s of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century” in Churches, Blackness, and Contested Multiculturalism. (Palgrave Macmillan)

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