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Forms of ministry that can offer good news, and inspire commitment and moral leadership in post-apartheid South Africa among students at the University of Natal (Pietermaritzburg).
This study in Practical Theology has been motivated by a concern that, in post-apartheid South Africa, it has become more difficult for yoling people in general, and university students in particular to have a vision for, ...
Towards a theology of ukugula nokuphumula ngoxolo (sickness unto death and rest in peace) in times of HIV-AIDS with a special reference to Zulu concepts of ukubhula (divination) nokuthakatha (witchcraft)
The driving force behind this study is to unconventionaly state that the cultural anthropological insight of Zulu people and pastoral - theological practice of Christianity can contribute in the sadness caused by mv - AIDS. ...
A theology of the beast : a critical examination of the pastoral and missiological implications of ilobolo in the contemporary South African church - an evangelical perspective.
The research interest is the field of Christianity and culture with specific focus on the interface between the indigenous practice of ilobolo and the Christian faith in South Africa. Comparison and contrasts with other ...
"Poking thorns in the bed of roses" : a feminist critique of the Premarital and Marriage Coaching Program (PMCP) of the Diocese of Grahamstown.
This study‟s primary motivation is the domestic and gender based violence (DGBV) that takes place particularly in Christian families and homes. Besides personal encounter that brought awareness that DGBV is for real in ...
Ethics and the African community : a study of communal ethics in the moral practice and thought of Basotho.
Contemporary sentiments both African and Western indicate the inadequacy of modern approaches to ethics and the failure of an individualistic ethics as a basis for public and private morality. Modern ethics is inadequate ...
Radical evangelicalism and the poor : a challenge to aspects of evangelical theology in the South African context.
Abstract available in pdf file.
How does Evangelism relate to social action in the theologies of Michael Cassidy and Albert Nolan?
Michael Cassidy and Albert Nolan both develop their understanding of evangelism and social action within the context of the struggle for a democratic South Africa. This understanding is determined by their own personal ...
Unity in action : persons, community and ecumenism in the thought of John Macmurray.
As both a philosopher and a Christian, John Macmurray (1891-1976), spent his life attempting to show that we are truly called to a life of unity with one another. He makes a strong philosophical case that to be properly ...
The contribution of clinical pastoral education to pastoral ministry in South Africa : overview and critique of its method and dynamic, in view of adaptation and implementation in a cross cultural context.
Training and pastoral supervision in Christian ministry has been in existence prominently since the 1920s, when the development of pastoral education as a distinct discipline and function of ministry arose out of Clinical ...
The local congregation empowering the urban poor, with special reference to John Wesley's social ethics.
This thesis considers the rapidly growing problems of poverty and urbanisation, especially in the contemporary South African context. It suggests that Christian churches, especially those in the Wesleyan tradition, have a ...