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  • Psalms, Prophets and (In)Justice

    Posted on October 31, 2017

    The Department of Old Testament Studies in UP’s Faculty of Theology hosted a conference on 31 August and 1 September 2017, with the theme Psalms, Prophets and (In)Justice.

  • Now what? Problems graduates encounter in the workplace

    Posted on September 13, 2017

    Graduating from university and getting your first job are great achievements. However, the transition from student life to the life of a working professional should not be underestimated.

  • Theology hosts historic inter-religious conference

    Posted on September 12, 2017

    The Faculty of Theology at UP co-hosted the first international inter-religious conference entitled “Religion in Dialogue”.

  • Prof Jerry Pillay inaugurated

    Posted on September 15, 2017

    The Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria celebrated Prof Jerry Pillay's inauguration with a special address in August 2017. Prof Pillay is the Head of the Department of Church History and Polity in the Faculty.

  • Prof Piet Meiring receives Chancellor's Medal in Theology

    Posted on September 11, 2017

    Prof Piet Meiring has been awarded the Chancellor's Medal in acknowledgement of his contribution to South Africa and for espousing the values of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies such as integrity, ethical leadership, peace and tolerance.

  • University of Pretoria Spring Graduation Ceremony

    Posted on September 06, 2017

    The University will confer 1 807 degrees, diplomas and certificates during this year's Spring Graduation Ceremony. These include 142 doctorates, 427 master's degrees and 746 honours degrees, which will be awarded over three days.

  • CCM on the move in August

    Posted on August 14, 2017

    The Centre for Contextual Ministry is hosting a number of exciting events, colloquiums and papers in August.

  • Celebrating a century of academic excellence

    Posted on August 08, 2017

    As part of its centenary celebrations, the Faculty of Theology, in collaboration with UP Arts, recently held a concert and a banquet hosted by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria, Prof Cheryl de la Rey. Prof David Ford, Regius Professor of Divinity (Emeritus) at the...

  • Theology Colloquium – Postcolonial Turn in Africa

    Posted on August 04, 2017

    In July 2017, the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria (UP) hosted a colloquium on the topic 'Theology at a public university', with special reference to the postcolonial turn in Africa.

  • Another country in our lifetime?

    Posted on July 31, 2017

    Join the Faculty of Theology for a frank talk about responsibility, corruption and restitution.

  • UP Faculty of Theology strengthens bilateral relations with St Paul University

    Posted on July 17, 2017

    Dr Zoro Dube of the Department of New Testament Studies visited St Pauls University, Kenya to strengthen bilateral relations between the two faculties of theology.

  • Flying the Theology flag high

    Posted on July 27, 2017

    Annieka van der Merwe, a Theology graduate from the University of Pretoria, received the Vice-Chancellors Medal, as well as the Anton Rupert Bursary to further her studies.

  • Faculty of Theology hosts the World Council of Churches

    Posted on June 30, 2017

    The Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria, in partnership with the Dutch Reformed Church, recently had the privilege of hosting the meeting of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

  • Theology impacts communities

    Posted on June 22, 2017

    The Department of Science and Religion offers a module which focuses on communities.

  • Johan Heyns Memorial Lecture 2017

    Posted on May 31, 2017

    The Johan Heyns Memorial Lecture 2017 was delivered on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 by prof Etienne de Villiers, emeritus professor in Christian Ethics in UP’s Faculty of Theology.

  • Prof Wepener on shortlist for UJ prize

    Posted on May 15, 2017

    Prof Cas Wepener, Head of the Department of Practical Theology in UP's Faculty of Theology, was on the shortlist for the UJ Prize for best creative text in Afrikaans for his book Syferfontein, published by Protea Boekhuis.

  • Open Day 2017

    Posted on May 05, 2017

    On Saturday, 20 May 2017, the University of Pretoria will hold an open day for high school learners from Grades 9 to 12, and their families.

  • Theology honours the giants of the past

    Posted on April 19, 2017

    Ten people who made a significant contribution to the Faculty of Theology over the past century were honoured at a centenary conference held by the Faculty in April 2017.

  • Faculty of Theology awards honorary doctorate to Prof Jürgen Moltmann

    Posted on April 13, 2017

    The University of Pretoria's Faculty of Theology awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Jürgen Moltmann at a graduation ceremony on 6 April 2017.

  • “In the end, there is a beginning”

    Posted on April 12, 2017

    An honorary doctorate degree was conferred on world-renowned theologian Prof Jürgen Moltmann.

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