Mr Prince Dlamini struggled with depression during his studies but persevered to graduate with a BA (Philosophy and Economics) cum laude degree. ‘When in the midst of a spell, I would see my marks plunge and recover again when I was in better shape,’ said Dlamini. ‘I am so grateful for the support from friends
PhD study examines climate change in Kiribati, South Pacific
Dr Tioti Timon graduated with a PhD in Theology and Development. His thesis examined the ways in which climate change is affecting the people, indigenous culture, and environment of Kiribati, in the South Pacific and the role that the church and the Tangintebu Theological College is playing to equip church leadership to respond to these challenges. The study also assessed the extent to which environmental and ecological issues are integrated into the overall theological curriculum.
Abortion within the African faith landscape discussed in Masters Research
Mr William Chisa graduated with a Masters in Theology for his research on the issue of abortion within the African faith landscape that was supervised by Dr Wilhelm Meyer.
Staff member’s dissertation explores religio-cultural concepts of transgender identities
Mr Sindisiwe Sithole, a research coordinator in the Gender, Religion and Health project in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics, graduated with his Masters in Theology.
Research explores lived experiences of queer clergy in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa
Twenty-three year old Mr Ntobeko Dlamini graduated with his Masters in Theology for his study on the lived experiences of queer clergy in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa (MCSA).
PhD for 79-year-old Theology Graduate
Dr Ossie Kretzmann will tell you that it is never too late to start something new or take your life to new heights. This is because at 79, Kretzmann attained his PhD in Theology during UKZN’s Spring Graduation Ceremonies. ‘I feel humble but deeply fulfilled and grateful. It’s a paradoxical feeling that I have,’ he said. ‘While the study has