Breaking ground with partners on teaching religion and sustainable development
Posted on August 04, 2020
While much of the world was in a reactive state of pandemic recovery, Dr Tanya van Wyk was proactively investing in the lives of students both at home and abroad.
Theology and Religion honours its Andrew Murray Award recipients
Posted on June 12, 2020
A publication edited by two members of the Faculty was recently awarded the Desmond Tutu-Gerrit Brand Prize for a Debut Work by the Andrew Murray Prize Fund.
Interfaith Dialogue on Religion and Violence
Posted on January 07, 2020
The Faculty of Theology and Religion facilitated an interfaith dialogue on the issue of religion and violence.
Collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life
Posted on September 11, 2019
On 2 September 2019, the Faculty of Theology and Religion signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and two Memorandums of Agreements (MoA) with the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life (OCRPL), United Kingdom.
Keynote delivered at international conference on religion and sustainable development
Posted on August 04, 2019
Dr Tanya van Wyk's keynote lecture was titled, ‘Between Cosmology and Community: Religion and Sustainable Development’, hosted by the Humboldt University.
UP-led research on social capital in African independent churches published in new book
Posted on July 22, 2019
A new book, 'Bonding in Worship: A Ritual Lens on Social Capital in African Independent Churches in South Africa', co-authored by UP Professor Cas Wepener has been published by Peeters Press in Leuven, Belgium.
Rating success for Theology and Religion researchers
Posted on April 28, 2019
The National Research Foundation (NRF) has just honoured six members of Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria with new research ratings.
Emergent researchers descend on Stellenbosch
Posted on April 03, 2019
In late March of 2019, Luc Kabongo represented the Faculty of Theology and Religion at an Emergent Researchers conference.