Research Projects

The Department is currently involved in the following research projects:

The nature of Religion

  • Religion in Africa
  • Expressions of Christianity in Africa
  • Annual Bengu Memorial Lecture presented by the Evangelical community in South Africa under the leadership of dr Dan Lephoko
  • Annual series of public lectures with Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Society (AENES)

Religion and violence:

  • Annual departmental Conference
  • Radicalization of Religion (project in collaboration with Leuven University)
  • Annual Religion and Violence lecture in collaboration with the Argentine Embassy

Religion and visual culture (in collaboration with UP School of Arts)

  • Material religion

Religion and Education (in collaboration with UP Faculty of Education)

  • How to teach Religion Studies
  • Religion in the school system

Sociology of religion (in collaboration with the UP Department of Sociology)

  • The effect of the 4th Industrial Revolution on religion

Inter-religious dialogue

  • Encounterology
  • In collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life (OCRPL)
  • In collaboration with an international team of scholars working on Christian-Muslim Relations (CMR 1900)

Religion and Health

  • Part of undergraduate module

Scriptural Reasoning

  • Religion in society

 

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