Lilian Cheelo Siwila

Degrees Held PhD,    (Gender and Religion)  MTh,   (Gender and Theology) Honors  (African Theology) HDE     (Education) Research Interests Gender and Culture African Feminism and Ecclesiology Sexual and reproductive health and its interface with Religion and women. Social and economic trends in contemporary theologies Gender and Liturgy Religion, sacred spaces and ecology Teaching Interests Introduction to Systematic

Charlene van der Walt

Degrees Held B.Th, MDiv, Licentiate in Theology, MTh (Old Testament) Stellenbosch University, DTh (Old Testament)  Stellenbosch University Profile Research Interests Contextual and Intercultural Bible Reading, Feminist and Queer interpretation of the Bible, Intersection Gender, Health and Theology, Sexuality and Queer Studies.   Publications / Selected Publications Monograph Toward a Communal Reading of 2 Samuel 13: Ideology

Wilhelm Henry (Billy) Meyer

Degrees Held Rhodes University BA University of Natal BTH University of Natal MTH University of Natal PhD Research Interests Historical Jesus, Pauline Epistles, Legitimation Code Theory Teaching Interests Historical Jesus, Pauline Epistles, Greek Selected Publications Books Journal Articles Books Charton, N. (2009) The Calling: The story of a pioneering woman priest Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications (W.H. Meyer Editor).

Paul Decock

Degrees Held MA(Biblical Studies), University of Natal; ThD (Biblical Studies) Gregorian University, Rome. Research Interests Jewish and Early Christian Apocalyptic literature History of biblical interpretation, Judaism and Early Christianity Biblical Hermeneutics Philo of Alexandria; Origen Early Christian Spirituality New Testament Books: Luke-Acts; Book of Revelation; Gospel of John Selected Publications Books Journal Articles Chapters in

Deepak Mistrey

Degrees Held Masters (Philosophy, UKZN) Research Interests Moral and political philosophy, epistemology, 20th century Continental philosophy Recent Publications The Gift of Law: Liberty, Legitimacy and Autonomy in ‘The Social Contract’ (SAJP)

Abul Fadl Mohsin Ebrahim

Degrees Held PhD Research Interests Bioethics and Islamic Law Recent Publications 2008. An Introduction to Islamic Medical Jurisprudence. Durban. The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa (220 pages). ISBN 978-0-9802737-0-0. 2011. Reproductive Health and Islamic Values – Ethical and Legal Insights. Durban. The Islamic Medical Association of South Africa. (107 pages). ISBN 978-0-9802737-24. 2012. Ethics

Roderick Hewitt

Degrees Held Diploma in Theology (1973-1976). United Theological College of The West indies BA (Hons) Theology (1974-77). University of the West Indies MPhil Systematic Theology (1994-1995). Kings College, University of London PhD Systematic Theology (1997-2001). Kings College, University of London BA (Hons) (UWI) MPhil,  PhD (Kings College-University of London) Research Interests Ecumenical Theology Missiology, African Theologies in the Diaspora Religion and

Beverly Vencatsamy

As a lecturer, it is important that students emerge from my modules not only with a good knowledge of the text/themes itself but also with the necessary skills that would enable them to ask critical questions but also seek answers. This is especially important when teaching a course on religion, as in many instances there

Simangaliso R. Kumalo

Degrees Held PhD University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa in Theology and Development. Thesis: Education for Social Transformation in South Africa: A Methodist Approach. 2005 Masters University of South Africa, South Africa. Majored in Urban Mission and Development. The Dissertation was: Mission in Communities of the Poor, the Case of Ivory Park Methodist Church, and Midrand. 2001

Johannes Andreas Smit

Recent publications ‘Editing Alternation: A Fifteen Year Retrospective’, Alternation 16,1(2009) 336 -358. ‘Advancing Religion Studies in Southern Africa’, Alternation Special Edition 3 (2009): 331 – 353. ‘The “Dis-embodied Mind” and Religion’. Alternation Special Edition 3 (2009): 354 – 387. Dennis Brutus: Activist for Non-racialism and Freedom of the Human Spirit. Alternation 17,2 (2010) 8 – 71. African Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Sustainable Development: Challenges