News & Events

This is a report on the News and Events of the T&D Programme that took place last week. Staff of the Theology and Development Programme and other partners were involved in the coordination and facilitation of these events.

The Director of Theology and Development Dr Clint Le Bruyns and Community Engagement leader Rev Sithembiso Zwane co-facilitated one of the most exciting and thought provoking workshops on “Ethical leadership in the World of Work” in Rosettenville, Johannesburg from the 26-27th November 2013. The workshop was organized by Ecumenical Service…
The next workshop on ‘Ethical leadership in the World of Work’ will take place in Johannesburg, Rosettenville on the 26-27 November 2013. The workshop is facilitated jointly by the T&D Director Dr Clint Le Bruyns and Rev Sithembiso Zwane
The annual meeting of the Theological Society of South Africa (TSSA) in 2014 will be held in Potchefstroom where the society has not met for a very long time. The theme of the Conference is: “Citizens or Subjects? Theological and ethical reflection on participatory democracy in South Africa”   First…
On the 4th November 2013 Rev Sithembiso Zwane presented a paper at the International Pastors Conference in Marian Hill near Pinetown in KwaZulu-Natal on “The role of the Church in addressing the injustices of unemployment in South Africa today”. The conference was attended by 36 participants who are Pastors, academics,…
The seminar focused on the ‘Research Findings’ for various research projects that the students are involved in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRCP). The seminar was attended by most T&D Postgraduate students doing Honours, Masters and Doctoral research.
The Director of Theology and Development Programme Dr Clint Le Bruyns (assisted by Rev Sithembiso Zwane) facilitated a Postgraduate Seminar on ‘Creativity and the generation of ideas” on the 4-5 November 2013 at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg.
The former director of Theology and Development Prof Beverley Haddad is currently in Busan, South Korea attending the World Council of Churches general assembly focusing on women. Below is the picture of the opening ceremony at the WCC. The current director Dr Clint Le Bruyns is also away in Pretoria…
Mervyn Abrahams delivered the 5th Mzwandile R Nunes Lecture on the 24th October 2013 at the McMillan Lecture Theatre at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Pietermaritzburg. The lecture was attended by academics, Clergy from Estcourt and Pietermaritzburg, unemployed youth from Mt Elias and students from Lutheran Theological Institution (LTI), Seth…

Quote of the Week

on October 29, 2013
Every week one of our students in the programme submits a thought provoking quote. This week’s quote is from a Masters student from Burundi, Jean Niyongabo. “In the struggle for more sustainable, just and democratic societies, we need civil disobedience before obedience, and more than ever, we need critical citizens…

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