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  • Faculty administrator contributes to Mandela memorial book

    Posted on August 20, 2018

    Within any university context, the publication of articles, chapters and even entire books is a common occurrence, among academics. Senior management assistant in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria (UP), Tania Arrison, bucked this trend by writing a chapter in a...

  • Botswana mission exposure trip

    Posted on July 27, 2018

    From 23 June to 1 July 2018, Theology and Religion student Tswanelo Serumola had the life-changing opportunity to go on a mission trip to two different places of Botswana

  • Jesus’ Healing and Shalom

    Posted on July 23, 2018

    Because of the vision and great efforts of Dr Zorodzai Dube, the Department of New Testament and Related Literature was honoured to host a conference with the theme The Reception of Jesus in Mediterranean and Contemporary Societies on 5 and 6 July 2018.

  • Putting Theology into Practice

    Posted on July 22, 2018

    Thabiso Thoka, a student leader in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, participated as volunteer in the Mamelodi Initiative during the recent holiday.

  • Reconciliation and restitution scrutinised during workshop

    Posted on June 05, 2018

    The Centre for Contextual Ministry presented a workshop on reconciliation and restitution on 1 June 2018.

  • Centre for Contextual Ministry Graduation

    Posted on May 17, 2018

    On 11 May 2018, the Centre for Contextual Ministry hosted its annual certificate ceremony at the Universiteitsoord church in Hatfield, Pretoria.

  • The memory of James Hal Cone

    Posted on May 07, 2018

    Dr James Hal Cone, renowned founder of Black Liberation Theology, passed away on 28 April 2018, at the age of 79.

  • Prof Emmanuel Lartey honoured

    Posted on April 30, 2018

    Prof Emmanuel Lartey, the leading African scholar in the field of practical theology, has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria.

  • In seminar with Prof Tom Long

    Posted on April 09, 2018

    The well-known Prof Tom Long recently visited South Africa. On 19 and 20 March the Department of Practical Theology together with Excelsus at the University of Pretoria hosted him.

  • 'A Place to Call Home' project launch

    Posted on March 19, 2018

    In recent years, the City of Tshwane, the Tshwane Homelessness Forum, the University of Pretoria and the University of South Africa entered into a social contract focused on the issue of housing scarcity which led to the establishment of a research project entitled Pathways out of Homelessness.

  • Prof Pillay appointed to steer Theology and Religion

    Posted on March 06, 2018

    Prof Jerry Pillay has been appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religion, with effect from 1 March 2018.

  • Farewell celebration for Dean Buitendag

    Posted on February 27, 2018

    On 20 February 2018, the members of the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria gathered to celebrate the end of Prof Johan Buitendag’s two tenures as their dean.

  • LoveReach lifts campus spirits

    Posted on February 20, 2018

    Students of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria staged an outreach, called LoveReach, on Valentine’s Day 2018.

  • Dr Tanya van Wyk appointed as Senior Lecturer in Spirituality

    Posted on February 15, 2018

    Spirituality is an exciting and expanding theological and religious subject discipline and now has a home in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria.

  • Practical Theology partners with Humboldt University

    Posted on February 15, 2018

    In early February 2018, the Department of Practical Theology in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Pretoria teamed up with a delegation from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany

  • PhD within reach of young and old

    Posted on February 13, 2018

    Dr Hilton Scott will be one of the youngest students to be conferred the PhD degree in Practical Theology at the April 2018 graduation ceremony, at the age of twenty-nine.

  • Prof Dreyer honoured as practical theologian and feminist scholar

    Posted on January 25, 2018

    During the annual meeting of the Society for Practical Theology in South Africa, Prof Dreyer was presented with a Festschrift.

  • Space, spirituality and a community-based urban praxis

    Posted on November 30, 2017

    Dr Stephan de Beer recently received his second PhD degree at UP.

  • Research at UP — a retrospective review now published

    Posted on November 22, 2017

    The production of the annual Research Review is always a highlight in the research calendar of the University of Pretoria, and the Research Review 2016 was no exception.

  • Commemoration of Reformation 500 concludes Theology's centenary celebrations

    Posted on November 07, 2017

    The Faculty of Theology formally concluded its centenary celebrations with a Reformation Day worship service commemorating 500 years of Reformation in church and society.

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