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.
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.
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.
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).
Professor Simangaliso Kumalo of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently embarked on a week-long academic lecture and research collaboration at three universities in the United States.
Director of the Theology and Development programme in the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) Dr Clint Le Bruyns is the brains behind the successful Dolphin Coast Book and Film Club.
Professor Johannes Smit of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC) recently organised a seminar, conducted by Professor Ulrich Berner (Bayreuth University, Germany) on the topic of Richard Wagner, and Syncretism in Religion.
Dean and Head of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics Professor David Spurrett presented a paper at the Evolving Minds conference in Darwin, Australia. The conference was organised to celebrate the work of Philosopher Daniel Dennett who was this year’s recipient of the ‘Charles Darwin Scholar’ award from the Charles Darwin University. Dennett is
UKZN’s School of Education and the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics (SRPC), in collaboration with the University Language Planning and Development Office and the JL Dube Institute, recently hosted the annual John Dube Memorial Lecture at the Pietermaritzburg campus’ Colin Webb Hall. John Dube was the first president of the African National Congress (ANC)
The Association for the Study of Religion in Southern Africa (ASRSA) recently hosted the Gandhi Memorial Lecture at Howard College campus, during its annual congress. It was one of the most informative and intellectually enriching items on their programme for this year. The Memorial Lecture was delivered on 15 August 2018 by world-renowned Gandhi scholar,