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.
University of Pretoria celebrates student achievements at 2017 Autumn Graduation
Posted on April 07, 2017
More than 13 000 students will receive their degrees at the University of Pretoria's 2017 Autumn Graduation Ceremonies.
Faculty of Theology presents literary exhibition of the works of Prof Jürgen Moltmann
Posted on April 05, 2017
The Faculty of Theology, in cooperation with the Merensky 2 Library, has begun a year-long series of literary exhibitions that highlight significant events, individuals and publications related to the Faculty’s 1917–2017 centenary celebration.
Hundred years old and under the top 100 in the world
Posted on March 17, 2017
The Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria has been ranked in the top 100 worldwide for Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies by the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Academic Devotional Service and opening of the gates
Posted on March 12, 2017
The Faculty of Theology is celebrating its centenary in 2017 and officially started its academic year with an opening worship service and reinstatement of the gates.
Theology master’s student receives scholarship to further his research in Amsterdam
Posted on March 07, 2017
Mr Tshepiso Mashele, a master's student in Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria, was awarded a prestigious scholarship to further his studies at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
Two Theology professors honoured by the SA Akademie
Posted on January 16, 2017
Two of the six winning articles published in 2015 in scholarly journals were authored by professors in UP’s Faculty of Theology.
Letter to Theology students
Posted on October 14, 2016
Prof Johan Buitendag, Dean of the Faculty of Theology, writes a letter to all Theology students.
Prof Buitendag honoured for his life-long theological contributions
Posted on October 11, 2016
Prof Johan Buitendag received the HCM Fourie honorary award in honour of his exceptional contribution to Biblical Reformed theology.
Press Statement: Deans of Theology
Posted on October 06, 2016
Theology deans at SA universities release a statement regarding the current student unrest on the #FeesMustFall issue.
Theology hosts international multidisciplinary congress on land
Posted on October 05, 2016
The Faculty of Theology promoted multidisciplinary conversation on land when it hosted a conference, themed ‘Land: Texts, Narratives and Practices’
Faculty of Theology honours Old Testament scholar with honorary doctorate
Posted on October 10, 2016
The Department of Old Testament Studies in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria conferred an honorary doctoral degree on Prof Willem AM Beuken, Emeritus Professor at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, in September 2016.
Theology cooperates with Protestant University of Congo
Posted on October 06, 2016
The Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria recently signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Protestant University of Congo.
Public Lecture: How to study religion?
Posted on August 21, 2016
The Programme Manager Prof Jaco Beyers of Biblical and Religious Studies invites you to our annual Public Lecture.
Science Communication in the spotlight at UP
Posted on July 21, 2016
The University recently launched Research Matters, an exciting new website that showcases and highlights some of its research and innovation output and emphasises the impact of this work in South Africa, Africa and globally.
World Council of Churches to meet in Pretoria
Posted on July 20, 2016
For the first time since 1961, the World Council of Churches' Commission on Faith and Order will convene in South Africa in 2017 in a highly significant ecumenical, ecclesiological and historical context.