School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

Philippe Denis

denis@ukzn.ac.za

033-260-5348

  • Details

  • Position Senior Professor;
  • Discipline History of Christianity;
  • CampusPietermaritzburg Campus
  • Office AddressRoom 105C

Degrees Held

  • Licenciate in History (University of Liège)
  • PhD History (University of Liège),
  • Lectorate in Theology (CEI Lille)

Research Interests

  • History of Christianity, Memory Studies, Oral History

Teaching Interests

  • History of Christianity, Research Methodology
Selected

Publications

  • Les Églises d’étrangers en pays rhénans (1538-1564). (Bibliothèque de la Faculté de Philosophie et Lettres de l’Université de Liège, fasc. CCXLII). Paris, Belles Lettres, 1984, 690 pp. (Prix Goblet d’Alviella de l’Académie Royale de Belgique).
  • (edition of) Protestantisme aux frontières. La Réforme dans le duché de Limbourg et dans la principauté de Liège (XVIe – XIXe siècles). Actes du Colloque du Centre Interuniversitaire d’histoire du protestantisme et de la Réforme catholique tenu à Verviers les 22 et 23 avril 1983. Aubel, P.M Gason, 1985, 295 pp.
  • Le Christ é L’Homme-Dieu au temps des Réformes 1500-1560, (Jésus depuis Jésus). Paris, Cerf, 1987, 221 pp.
  • (with Jean Rott) Jean Morély (ca 1524 – ca 1594) et l’utopie d’une démocratie dans l’Eglise. (Travaux d’Humanisme et Renaissance, CCLXXVIII). Genève, Editions Droz, 1993, 405 pp.
  • (with Patrick Dartevelle and Johannes Robyn, edition of) Blasphèmes et Liberté Paris, Cerf and Bruxelles, Espace de Libertés, 1993, 145 pp.
  • (edition of) The Making of an Indigenous Clergy in Southern Africa. Proceedings of the International Conference held at the University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 25-25 October 1995, Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 1995, 210 pp.
  • (edition of) Facing the Crisis. Selected Texts of Archbishop D. E. Hurley. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 1997, 282 pp.
  • a) The Dominican Friars in Southern Africa. A Social History (1577-1990). (Studies in Christian Mission, vol.21). Leiden, Brill, 1998, 322 pp.
  • b) Os Dominicanos Portugueses na África do Sudeste 1577-1835. Lisboa, Arquivo Histórico Dominicano Português, 2001, 117p.
  • (with Thulani Mlotshwa and George Mukuka) The Casspir and the Cross. Voices of Black Clergy in the Natal Midlands. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 1999, 102 pp.
  • (with Joy Brain, edition of,) The Catholic Church in Contemporary Southern Africa. Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 1999, 427 pp.
  • (edition of) Orality, Memory & the Past. Listening to the Voices of Black Clergy under Colonialism and Apartheid. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 2000, 286 pp.
  • a) (edition of) Histoire des Dominicains en Afrique. Paris, Cerf, 2001, 240 pp.
  • b) (edition of) Dominicans in Africa. A History of the Dominicans Friars in sub-Sahara Africa. Translated from the French by Robert deViana. Dublin, Dominican Publications & Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2003, 264 pp.
  • (with James Worthington, edition of) The Power of Oral History: Memory, Healing and Development. XIIth International Oral History Conference, Pietermaritzburg, 24-27 June 2002. Pietermaritzburg: Sinomlando Project, 2002, 4 vol., 2239 pp.
  • Le temps du voyage. De Johannesbourg à Bruxelles en taxi-brousse. Paris, Cerf, 2003, 204 pp.
  • (edition of, with Marie-Élisabeth Henneau, Carl Havelange and Jean-Pierre Delville), Temps, culture, religions. Autour de Jean-Pierre Massaut. (Bibliothéque de la Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, n°84). Bruxelles, Editions Nauwelaerts, 2004, 386 pp.
  • (edition of, with Caroline Sappia), Femmes d’Afrique dans une société en mutation Louvain-la-Neuve, Academia-Bruylant, 2004, 210 pp.
  • a) (edition of) Never too small to remember. Memory Work and Resilience in Times of AIDS (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2005), x + 102 pp. Extract in Julia Johnson and Corinne De Souza, eds., Understanding Health and Social Care. An Introductory Reader. Second Edition. Los Angeles : Sage, 2008, pp. 133-135.
  • b) Les enfants aussi ont une histoire. Travail de mémoire et résilience au temps du sida. Paris, Karthala, 2007, 218 pp.
  • (edition of, with Kees Keijsper) The Bridge Builder. A Tribute to Bishop Hans Brenninkmeijer. Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2005.
  • (edition of, with Charles Becker), L’épidémie du sida en Afrique subsaharienne. Regards historiens. Louvain-la-Neuve, Academia-Bruylant / Paris, Karthala, 2006, 427 pp.
  • (editor of, with Radikobo Ntsimane), Oral history in a wounded country. Interactive Interviewing in South Africa. Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008, 189 pp.
  • (with Radikobo Ntsimane and Thomas Cannell), Indians versus Russians. An oral history of political violence in Nxamalala (1987-1993) (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2010), 91 pp.
  • Lettres d’Afrique du Sud. La nation arc-en-ciel à la croisée des chemins (Bruxelles-Fernelmont: EME, 2010), 318 pp.
  • (with Graham Duncan), The native school which caused all the trouble. A history of the Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa (1963-1993), Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2011, 319 pp.
  • (with Radikobo Ntsimane and Scott Houser), A journey towards healing. Stories of people with multiple woundedness in KwaZulu-Natal (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2011), 128 pp.
  • Edmond et le renouveau du conciliarisme au dix-septième siècle. Paris, Éditions du Cerf, 2014, 387 pp.
  • Edmond Richer, De la puissance ecclésiastique et politique. Texte de la première édition latine (1611) et française (1612), introduit et annoté par Philippe Denis. Paris, Éditions du Cerf, 2014, 129 pp.
  • (edition of, with Lucas Ngoetjana), Voices of farmers, landless people, land movements and church in KwaZulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg : Cluster Publications, 2016.
  • (edition of) Faith and Migration. Proceedings of the 2nd Dominican Study Week, Pietermaritzburg, 28-30 November 2016 (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2017), 247 pp.
  • “Acteurs et lieux du changement religieux dans le royaume de France (1484-1560. Liste provisoire”, CNRS, GRECO n°2 (Histoire religieuse moderne et contemporaine), [February 1984].
  • Inventaire des Archives de la Jeunesse Ouvrière Chrétienne/ Féminine de Belgique. Séries: Conseils Nationaux, Programmes d’Année, Congrès, Sessions d’études, Aumôniers, Bruxelles, [1985-1988]. For consultation: JOC/F national office, Brussels.
  • Répertoire des Centres de documentation en histoire des organisations sociales, Bruxelles, Groupe Coordination Traces, 2nd, 1988.

a) History of the Reformation (16th and 17th centuries)

  • “John Veron: the first Known French Protestant in England”, Proceedings of the Huguenot Society of London, 22 (1973), pp. 257-63.
  • “Disciplines of Huguenot Churches in England: a Handlist”, ibid., 22, 1974, pp. 353-355.
  • “Bibliographie de l’histoire démographique des réfugiés flamands et wallons en Angleterre”, Société d’histoire du protestantisme belge. Bulletin 4 (1975), pp. 61-80, 97-124.
  • “Pour une histoire économique et sociale des réfugiés wallons et flamands Norwich au XVIe siècle: travaux récents et sources inexplorées”, Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique 46 (1975), pp .471-88.
  • (with H Ferdinand de Schickler), “Jean Vé Essai biographique et bibliographique”, Divers aspects de la Réforme au XVIe et XVIIe siècles. Etudes et documents, Paris, Société de l’histoire du protestantisme français, 1975, pp. 37-180.
  • “L’envoyé de l’Esprit et les hommes d’Eglise: Justus Velsius à Francfort et à Londres (1556-1563)”, Divers aspects, pp. 181-237.
  • “Hoste vander Katelyne, réfugié à Londres et martyr à Gand (1555)”, Société d’histoire du protestantisme belge. Bulletin 6 (1976), pp. 315-33.
  • “Un combat aux frontières de l’orthodoxie: la controverse entre Acontius et Des Gallars sur la question du fondement et des circonstances de l’Eglise”, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 38 (1976), pp. 55-72.
  • “La Prophétie dans les Eglises de la Réforme au XVIe siècle”, Revue d’Histoire ecclésiastique, 57 (1977), pp. 289-316.
  • “Pierre Alexandre et la discipline ecclésiastique”, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance, 39 (1977), pp. 551-60.
  • “Le recours à l’Ecriture dans les Eglises de la Réforme au XVIe siècle: exég se de Mt 18,15-17 et pratique de la discipline”, Histoire de l’exégèse au XVIe siècle, Geneva, Droz, 1978, pp. 286-98.
  • “Jean Laski et le retour au papisme”, Les Eglises et leurs institutions au XVIe siècle. Actes du Ve Colloque du Centre d’Histoire de la Réforme et du Protestantisme (Montpellier, septembre 1977, Montpellier, Université Paul-Valéry, 1978, pp. 8-17.
  • “La correspondance d’Hubert de Bapasme, réfugié lillois à Strasbourg (1545-1547)”, Bulletin de la Société de l’histoire du protestantisme français, 124, 1978, pp. 84-112 ; 125, 1979, pp. 288-313.
  • “Les épicuriens à Strasbourg au XVIe siècle”, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 41 (1979), pp.155-57.
  • “Les frontières de la tolérance religieuse. Le procès d’Adrien Cornelisz. van Haemstede (1525-1562), défenseur des anabaptistes à Londres en 1562”, Sources and Documents Relating to the Early Modern History of Ideas, 6, 1979, pp. 189-97.
  • “Formes de piété et vocabulaire religieux chez les réfugiés de langue française Strasbourg au temps de la Réforme”, L’expérience de la prière dans les grandes religions. Actes du colloque de Louvain-la-Neuve et Liège (22-23 novembre 1978), Louvain-la-Neuve, Centre d’Histoire des Religions, 1980, pp. 441-53.
  • “Justus Velsius”, Bibliotheca dissidentium. Répertoire des non-conformistes religieux des seizième et dix-septième siècles, 1 (Bibliotheca bibliographica aureliana, 79), Baden-Baden, Valentin Koerner, 1980, pp. 49-95.
  • “L’Évangile à pleine bouche. La prédication dans les Églises de la Réforme au XVIe siècle”, La vie spirituelle 135 (1981), pp. 463-72.
  • “Remplacer la confession: absolutions collectives et discipline ecclésiastique dans les Églises de la Réforme au XVIe siècle”, Pratiques de la confession. Des pères du désert Vatican II. Quinze études d’histoire, Paris, Cerf, 1983, pp. 165-76.
  • “Farel et la Réforme dans le comté de Sarrewerden”, in Actes du Colloque Guillaume Farel (Neuchâtel, 29 septembre – 1er octobre 1980), vol. I, (Cahiers de la Revue de Théologie et de Philosophie, 9/1), Geneva-Lausanne-Neuchâtel, 1983, pp. 125-135.
  • “Évangéliques et catholiques renvoyés dos à dos: la Propositio nostrae a Deo vocationis et legationis de Justus Velsius (Strasbourg, mai 1561)”, Les Dissidents du XVIe siècle entre l’Humanisme et le Catholicisme. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg (5-6 février 1982), Baden-Baden, Valentin Koerner, 1983, pp. 219-226.
  • “Les problèmes de discipline dans les Églises du refuge au milieu du XVIe siècle”, La controverse interne du protestantisme (XVIe-XXe siècles). Actes du VIIe Colloque du Centre d’Histoire des Réformes et du Protestantisme (Montpellier, 21-25 septembre 1981, Montpellier, Université Paul-Valéry, 1984, pp. 201-211.
  • “Calvin et les Églises d’étrangers au XVIe siècle: comment un ministre intervient dans une Eglise autre que la sienne”, Calvinus Ecclesiae Custos. Congrès International des Recherches Calviniennes tenu à Genève du 6 au 9 septembre 1982, W. Neuser (ed.), Francfort, Peter Lang, 1984, pp .69-92.
  • “Jacques de Bourgogne, seigneur de Falais”, Bibliotheca dissidentium 4 (1984), pp. 9-52.
  • “Les débuts de la Réforme Nivelles”, Annales de la Société d’archéologie, d’histoire et de folklore de Nivelles et du Brabant Wallon 25 (1985), pp. 99-106.
  • “Les réfugiés du pays de Liège au XVIe siècle”, Protestantisme aux frontières, cit., pp. 91-98.
  • (with Liliane Marchal), Être protestant au XVIe siècle: la martyre ou l’exil? (L’histoire aujourd’hui: nouveaux objets, nouvelles méthodes), Université de Liège, 1985, 22 pp.
  • “Le temple nu. Un cas d’iconoclasme au val de Lièpvre”, Société d’histoire du Val de Lièpvre 11 (1986), pp. 27-36.
  • “Un Bucer du Nord. A propos d’un ouvrage récent”, Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique 82 (1987), pp. 554-60.
  • “Le cœur transpercé de Jésus au XVIe siècle”, La Vie spirituelle 141 (1987), pp. 286-291.
  • “Du réseau au synode: les relations entre Églises réformées au XVIe siècle”, in Philippe Dujardin (éd.) Du groupe au ré Réseaux religieux, politiques, professionnels, Paris, CNRS, 1988, pp. 29-38.
  • “La Bible et l’action pastorale”, in Le temps des Réformes et la Bible, Guy Bedouelle et Bernard Roussel (ed.), (La Bible de tous les temps, 5), Paris, Beauchesne, 1989, pp. 515-44.
  • “La réforme et l’usage spirituel des cinq sens”, Le corps à la Renaissance. Actes du XXXe Colloque de Tours 1987, J. Céard, M.M. Fontaine et J.C. Margolin (ed.), Paris, Aux Amateurs du Livre, 1990, pp. 187-195.
  • “Les réfugiés protestants dans la vallée du Rhin au XVIe siècle: le cas d’Hubert de Bapasme, réfugié lillois à Strasbourg”, Quand nos ancêtres partaient à l’é Actes de la Journée Internationale sur les déplacements de population (Tourcoing, le 2 décembre 1989), (Nos ancêtres les Tourguenois, vol. 10), Tourcoing, 1990, pp. 62-71.
  • “Penser la démocratie au XVIe siècle: Morély, Aristote et la réforme de la Réforme”, Bulletin de la Société de l’Histoire du Protestantisme français, 137 (1991), pp. 369-86.
  • “Calvin et lgnace de Loyola”, Bulletin des Amis du Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de la Renaissance 4 (1991), pp. 7-10
  • “Viret et Morély: les raisons d’un silence”, Bibliothèque d’Humanisme et Renaissance 54 (1992), pp. 395-409.
  • “Where does Capitalism feel at home. Weber’s thesis in the light of historical theology”, Grace and Truth 10 (1991), pp. 163-73.
  • “A Democratic Agenda: Jean Morély (c.1524-c.1594) on Church Discipline”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 20/1 (June 1994), pp. 97-105.
  • “Edmond Richer, protestant malgré lui”, in M. Magdelaine, M-C. Pitassis, R. Whelan et A. McKenna (ed.), De l’humanisme aux Lumières, Bayle et le protestantisme. Mélanges en l’honneur d’Elisabeth Labrousse, Paris, Universitas et Oxford, Voltaire Foundation, 1996, pp. 343-358.
  • “Morély Jean”, in Hans J. Hillerbrand (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Reformation, NewYork, 1996, pp. 91-92.
  • “La longue dérive de l’Inquisition: histoire d’une institution controversée”, Lettre de Froidmont 60 (April 1997), pp. 4-12
  • “The Protestant Floodtide in the 16th century”, in Philippe Destatte (ed.), Walloons abroad: past and present (Namur: Institut Jules Destrée, 1999), pp. 87-98.
  • “Od Jana £askiego do Jeana Moré Ciag¹o i zmiana w szesnastowiecwnej eklesjologii reformowanej”, in Wojciech Kriegseisen and Piotr Salwa, eds, Jan £aski 1499-1960 w pi setlecie urodzin. Materia³y konferencji zorganisowanej przez Instytut Historii PAN, Uniwersytet Warszawski oraz Konsistorz Ko cio³a Ewangelicko-Reformowanego w RP. Warszawa, Semper, 2001, pp. 119-128.
  • “The Facing Changes of Martin Luther in Catholic Historiography”, Grace and Truth. A Journal of Catholic Reflection for Southern Africa, vol. 34, N°1, April 2017, 33-44.

b) History of Catholicism in the Modern Period

  • “Le mouvement ouvrier chrétien revisité”, La Revue nouvelle 72 (1983), pp. 306-14.
  • “Les catholiques belges dans la crise des années trente”, La Foi et le Temps 13 (1983), p. 235-46.
  • (with François-Xavier Huberlant),”Le mouvement Communio”, Esprit 86 (February 1984), pp. 11-25.
  • “Un homme déchiré: l’abbé Pottier”, La Foi et le Temps 15 (1985), pp. 451-72.
  • “Les archives de la J.O.C./F. (Jeunesse Ouvrière Chrétienne/ Féminine) à Bruxelles”, Cahiers de Clio 87/88 (1986), pp. 109-115.
  • “La J.O.C. depuis 1970. Histoire d’une mutation”, La Revue nouvelle 84 (1986), pp. 507-517 & 85, 1987, pp. 79-91.
  • “Bénélux”, in Michel Clevenot (ed.), L’état des religions dans le monde, Paris, La Découverte-Le Cerf, 1987, pp. 338-341.
  • (with Françoise Rosart and Guy Zelis), “Le Groupe Coordination Traces: une expérience de sauvegarde de la documentation des organisations sociales”, Miscellanea Cécile Douxchamps-Lefèvre, dans Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique 59 (1988), pp. 63-68.
  • (with Françoise Windels-Rosart),”L’histoire du Conseil de la Jeunesse Catholique en perspective”, Jeunes en mouvement 48 (February-March 1988), pp. 10-13.
  • “Le couple et la famille au prisme d’une revue. Histoire des Feuilles Familiales, (1938-1975)”, Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique 84 (1989), pp. 390-403.
  • “Les séminaristes de Mgr Lustiger”, in R. Luneau (ed.) Le rêve de Compostelle: vers la restauration d’une Europe chrétienne?, Paris, Centurion, 1989.
  • “Quand l’Église porte la censure. L’affaire des dominicains en 1954”, La Revue nouvelle 91 (1990/3), pp. 90-96.
  • (with Jean-Pierre Massaut),”Le Père Lecler, la tolérance et le Concile”, Recherches de Science religieuse 78 (1990), pp. 15-39.
  • “The Catholic Church between Monarchy and Democracy”, A democratic vision for South Africa. Political realism and Christian responsibility, Klaus Nürnberger (ed.), Pietermaritzburg, Encounter Publications, 1991, pp. 161-74.
  • “How the Social Teaching of the Church is Shaped by its Context. Some Reflections on Rerum Novarum, Centesimus Annus and Recent South African Church Declarations”, Grace and Truth 11/3 (1992), pp. 146-56.
  • a) “Is democracy good for the church. Reflections of an historian”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 83 (June 1993), pp. 46-57.
  • b) “La démocratie dans l’Eglise. Réflexions d’un historien”. Liège, Faculté Ouverte Publications Service, December 1993, 28p.
  • c) “La démocratie dans l’Eglise? Un autre regard sur la tradition chrétienne”, Cahiers de Froidmont, December 1994.
  • “Un problème européen?”, in Benedicte Meiers and Marie-Denise Zachary (eds), Les affaires de l’Eglise. De Léonard Gaillot, quand l’Eglise pose question(s). Bruxelles, EVO, 1995, pp. 63-68.
  • “Quadragesimo Anno et le corporatisme chrétien dans les organisations ouvri res chrétiennes de Belgique”, Achille Ratti Pape Pie XI. Actes du colloque organisé par l’Ecole française de Rome (Rome, 15-18 mars 1988), Rome, Ecole Française de Rome, 1996, pp. 403-20.
  • “History as a Journey”, Bulletin for Contextual Theology in Africa, 8/1 (October 2001), pp. 52-55.

c) History of Christianity in Southern Africa

  • “Les nouveaux combats de l’après-apartheid”, La Vie Spirituelle, 688 (nov.-déc. 1990), pp. 597-608.
  •            “An Apocalyptic Event: Catholic and Dutch Reformed Media on the Second World War”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 80 (September 1992), pp. 39-49.
  • Revised edition: “Divided Loyalties. Two Church Newspapers on the Second World War”, ibid. 118 (March 2004), pp. 111-127.
  • a) “How to write the history of a failure? The Portuguese Dominicans in the Zambezi area (1537-1837)”, Studiae Historiae Ecclesiaticae 19/1 (June 1993), pp. 6-34.
  • b) “Les dominicains dans la région du Zambèze (1577-1837). Comment écrire l’histoire d’un échec?”, Mémoire Dominicaine, 6 (1995), pp. 185-208.
  • “History of the Catholic Church in Southern Africa”, The Catholic Directory of Southern Africa 1994-1995, Pretoria, Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, [1994], pp. 22-24.
  • “Eglise et œcuménisme en Afrique du Sud après l’apartheid”, Eglise et Mission, 74/ 276 (October-November 1994), pp. 37-46.
  • “The Use of Oral Sources in Church History”, Bulletin for Contextual Theology in Southern Africa and Africa, 2 (April 1995), pp. 32-35.
  • a) “Indigenous Clergy in Portuguese South-East Africa (1550-1835)”, in P. Denis (ed.), The Making of an Indigenous Clergy in Southern Africa, pp. 26-39.
  • b) “Le clergé indigène dans le Sud-Est africain au temps des premières missions portugaises (16e-18e siècles)”, in Les cadres locaux et les ministères consacrés dans les jeunes Eglises XIXe-XXe s. Actes de la XVe session du Credic à Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgique), 1994. (Collection du Credic, 13). Lyon, Credic, 1996, pp. 147-61.
  • “Après l’apartheid: réinventer l’histoire”, Revue de l’Association des Historiens de l’UCL, 108-109 (April-August, 1996), pp. 41-44.
  • “Église et violence en Afrique du Sud”, Bulletin Pax Christi Wallonie-Bruxelles, 39/3 (September 1996), pp. 27-29.
  • “Church and State in the Catholic Tradition”, Grace and Truth 13/3 (November 1996), pp. 3-13.
  • a) “Cinquante ans d’historiographie religieuse en Afrique du Sud”, Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, 91/3 (1996), pp. 872-883.
  • b) “From Church History to Religious History. Strengths and Weaknesses of South African Religious Historiography”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 99 (November 1997), pp. 84-93.
  • “Archbishop Denis Hurley’s Contribution to the Second Vatican Council”, Bulletin for Contextual Theology in Southern Africa and Africa, 4/1, 1997, pp. 5-17. Reprinted in Philippe Denis (ed.), Facing the Crisis. Selected Texts of Archbishop Denis E. Hurley (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 1997), pp. 228-255. Also in M.T.Fattori and A. Melloni (eds), Experience, Organisations and Bodies at Vatican II. Leuven: Bibliotheek van de Faculteit Godgeleerdheid, 1999, pp. 233-60.
  • (with Henry Mbaya) “Select Annotated Bibliography of the History of the Catholic Church in Southern Africa (1980-1996)”, Bulletin for Contextual Theology in Southern Africa and Africa, 4/1, 1997, pp. 53-60.
  • a). “Superstition et sorcellerie dans le Zambèze du XVIe siècle”, in Homo Religiosus. Mélanges offerts à Jean Delumeau. Paris, Fayard, 1997, pp. 295-302.
  • b) “A Portuguese in South East Africa in the Sixteenth Century. Witchcraft and Superstition in João dos Santos’ Ethiopia Oriental”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 24/2 (December 1998), pp. 102-15.
  • “Archbishop B.J. Gijlswijk and the transformation of the Catholic Church in South Africa between the two wars”, Missionalia 25/1, April 1997, pp. 40-58.
  • “Églises et Apartheid en Afrique du Sud”, in Annuaire de l’École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses, 104 (1995-1996), Paris, 1997, pp. 491-97.
  • “L’Afrique”, in Marc Venard, ed, Histoire du christianisme, vol. 9, Paris, Desclée, 1997, pp. 737-54.
  • “A Farm for Black Dominicans in the Orange Free State”, Grace and Truth 14/3 (November 1997), pp. 20-35.
  • “Une mission catholique à l’heure de l’oecumé La réception du Concile Vatican II dans le diocèse de Kroonstad (Afrique du Sud)”, in Maurice Cheza, Monique Costermans and Jean Pirotte, eds., Nouvelles voies de la mission (1950-1980). Actes de la session conjointe du CREDIC (XVIIIe session) et du Centre Vincent Lebbe, Gentinnes, 1997. Lyon, Centre de Recherche et d’Echanges sur la diffusion et l’inculturation du christianisme, 1999, pp. 313-24.
  • “Recent Research on the History of Indigenous Clergy in Southern Africa”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 25/2 (December 1999), pp. 217-27.
  • “Clergy training”, in Joy Brain and Philippe Denis, eds., The Catholic Church in Contemporary Southern Africa. Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 1999, pp. 124-50.
  • “Les Eglises chrétiennes dans la nouvelle Afrique du Sud”, in Questions d’éthique et de théologie, 33/4 (1999), pp. 57-67.
  • “The Year 1000 A Thousand Years Later”, in Grace and Truth 17/1 (April 2000), pp. 3-8.
  • “Las voces del clero negro”, in Historia, Anthropologia y Fuentes Orales 23 (2000), pp. 175-78.
  • “Healing the Wound of the Past: Oral History in Post-apartheid South Africa”, in Crossroads of History: Experience, Memory, Orality. XI th International Oral History Conference, Istanbul, June 15-19 2000, Istanbul, Bogaziçi University, 2000, pp. 960-
  • “Les enjeux de la mémoire en Afrique du Sud”, Pierre d’angle 6 (2000), pp. 41-52.
  • a) “A seventeenth century translation of the Psalms at the Cape”, in Gerald West (ed.), The Bible in Africa: Transactions, trends and trajectories (Leiden: Brill, 2000), pp. 205-22.
  • b) “A late seventeenth century translation of the Psalms at the Cape”, followed by”Les veilles afriquaines ou les Pseaumes de David, mis en vers françois”, by Pierre Simond, La Revue française, 11 (June 2001), pp. 197-221.
  • “Les Églises et la mémoire de l’apartheid”, Annuaire EPHE. Section des Sciences religieuses 108 (1999-200), Paris, 2001, pp. 409-414.
  • “Dominican Concern for Social Justice in Colonial and Post-colonial Africa”, in John Orme Mills, ed., Justice and Peace and Dominicans, 1216-2001. Dublin, Dominican Publications, 2001, pp. 125-132.
  • “Three Decades of church history in Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 27/1 (June 2001), pp. 217-246.
  • “Facing the Crisis”, in A. Gamley (ed.), Denis Hurley. A Portrait by Friends, Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2001, pp. 152-157.
  • “Le Sud-Est africain”, in P. Denis (ed.), Histoire des Dominicains en Afrique. Paris, Cerf, 2001, pp. 15-25.
  • “L’Afrique du Sud”, in P. Denis (ed.), Histoire des Dominicains en Afrique. Paris, Cerf, 2001, pp. 77-97.
  • “Les Églises et la mémoire de l’apartheid”, in Annuaire de l’École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses, 108 (1999-2000), Paris, 2001, pp. 409-414.
  • “History and Orality in South Africa”, Grace and Truth 19/ 2 (August 2002), pp. 8-11.
  • “The Huguenots’ and Khoisan’ lost battle for cultural identity at the Cape”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 28/2 (December 2002), pp. 24-45.
  • “Condition féminine et christianisme dans l’Afrique du Sud contemporaine”, Annuaire de l’Ecole pratique des hautes études, vol. 110 (2001-2002). Paris, Ecole pratique des hautes études, 2003, pp. 465-69.
  • “The Cape Huguenots and their legacy in apartheid South Africa”. In Bertrand Van Ruymbeke and Randy J. Sparks, eds., Memory and Identity: the Huguenot in France and the Atlantic Diaspora. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 2003, pp. 285-309.
  • a) “Oral History in a Wounded Country”, in J.A. Draper (ed), Orality, Literacy and Colonialism in Southern Africa. (Semeia Studies, vol. 46). Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature and Pietermaritzburg: Cluster Publications, 2003, pp. 205-216.
  • b) “L’histoire orale dans un pays blessé”, Palabres, 5/1 (2003), pp. 109-122.
  • “Introduction”, in J. Draper, ed., The Eye of the Storm. Bishop John William Colenso and the Crisis of Biblical Inspiration. New-York and London: Continuum, 2003, pp. 1-3.
  • “Réécrire l’histoire d’une nation divisée”, La Revue nouvelle, vol. 117/11 (November 2003), pp. 52-56.
  • “Fedsem ten years later. The unwritten history of an ecumenical seminary”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 117 (November 2003), pp. 68-79.
  • “Les leçons d’un dé Histoire religieuse et histoire politique dans l’Afrique du Sud contemporaine”, Delville, Jean-Pierre, Denis, Philippe, Havelange, Carl & Henneau, Marie-Élisabeth Henneau & Ricordeau, Jean-Yves, Temps, culture, religions. Autour de Jean-Pierre Massaut. (Bibliothéque de la Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, n°84). Bruxelles, Editions Nauwelaerts, 2004, pp. 354-370.
  • a) “Chrétiennes et africaines: le dilemme d’un groupe de femmes sud-africaines”, Revue théologique de Louvain, 35 (2004), pp. 54-74.
  • b) African traditional religion and Christian identity in a group of manyano leaders, Missionalia, 32/2 (2004), pp. 177-189.
  • a) “L’apartheid, nous le vivons à la maison. Paroles de femmes à Pietermaritzburg, Afrique du Sud”, in P. Denis and Caroline Sappia (eds), Femmes d’Afrique dans une société en mutation. Louvain-la-Neuve, Academia-Bruylant, 2004, pp. 131-48.
  • b) “‘We also had to live with apartheid in our homes. Stories of women in Sobantu, South Africa”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 30/1 (June 2004), pp. 151-67
  • “The Labourious Indigenisation of an International Order: the Dominican Friars in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Ecumenical Review 56/4 (2004), pp. 503-512.
  • “La correspondance inédite d’un contemporain d’Henri Lacordaire,
  • missionnaire au Cap (1852-1856)”, Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, 100/2 (2005), pp. 488-518.
  • “Joe Wing and the Theological Federal Seminary (1988-1991), in Steve de Gruchy and Desmond van der Water, eds, Spirit Undaunted. The life and legacy of Joe Wing. Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2005, pp. 171-179
  • “Oral history research in the South African context”, Journal for Contemporary History, 30/2 (September 2005), pp. 88-100.
  • “Vérité et mémoire dans l’Afrique du Sud contemporaine”, in G. Zélis, ed., L’historien dans l’espace public. L’historien face à la mémoire, la justice et au politique (Bruxelles: Labor, 2005), pp. 45-55.
  • “The rocky road to unity: the worship debate at Fedsem during the 1980s”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 32/1 (May 2006), pp. 201-231.
  • “Les missions africaines”, in Alain Corbin (ed.), Histoire du christianisme (Paris, Seuil, 2007), pp. 335-339.
  • a) “The Ethics of Oral History in South Africa”, East and Southern African Branch of the International Council of Archives (ESARBICA), 26 (2007), pp. 113-132.
  • b) “The Ethics of Oral History”, in Philippe Denis and Radikobo Ntsimane, Oral History in a Wounded Country. Interactive Interviewing in South Africa. Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008, pp. 63-84.
  • c) “A Ética da História Oral na África do Sul”, Revista de História Oral, 3 (Jan-Jun 2008), pp. 47-63.
  • “Prayers and Rituals to the Ancestors as Vehicles of Resilience. Coping with Political Violence in Nxamalala (1887-1991)”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 128 (July 2007), 37-52.
  • a) “The missionaries from within: the contribution of indigenous clergy to evangelisation in Southern Africa”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 33/1 (May 2007), 57-69.
  • b) “Les missionnaires de l’intérieur: la contribution du clergé indigène à l’évangélisation en Afrique australe”, in Images et paysages mentaux des 19e au 20e siècles, de la Wallonie à l’Outre-Mer. Hommage au professeur Jean Pirotte à l’occasion de son éméritat (Université catholique de Louvain, Publications de la Faculté de philosophie et lettres, Collection Temps et Espaces, n°7), sous la dir. de Luc Courtois, Jean Pierre Delville, Françoise Rosart et Guy Zélis Academia-Bruylant-Presses Universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, 2007, pp. 383-395.
  • “Les métamorphoses d’une ville sud-africaine: Pietermaritzburg (KwaZulu-Natal) de l’ère coloniale à l’avènement de la démocratie”, in Jean-Luc Vellut (dir.) Villes d’Afrique. Explorations en histoire urbaine. Cahiers africains – Afrika Studies n° 73. Paris, L’Harmattan, 2007, 220-239.
  • a) “The rise of African traditional religion in post-apartheid South Africa”, Missionalia 34/2-3 (2006), 310-323.
  • b) “La montée de la religion traditionnelle dans l’Afrique du Sud démocratique”, Histoire & Missions Chrétiennes 3 (September 2007), pp. 121-135.
  •             “Indians versus Russians. An Oral History of the Political Violence in Nxamalala”, Journal of Natal and Zulu History 24-25 (2006-7), 64-94.
  • “African Traditional Religion”, in Jonathan Bonk, ed., Encyclopaedia of mission and missionaries. New York and London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 11-12.
  • “Oral History”, in Jonathan Bonk, ed., Encyclopaedia of mission and missionaries. New York and London: Routledge, 2007, pp. 307-308.
  •             “Men of the Cloth: The Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa, Inkatha and the Struggle against Apartheid, Journal of Southern African Studies, 34/2 (2008), pp. 305-324.
  • “Les nouveaux clivages interconfessionnels en Afrique subsaharienne”, Lumière et vie, 283 (July-September 2009), 81-85.
  • “Introducing History of Christianity to postgraduate theological students”, Journal of Constructive Theology, 15/1 (2009), 57-72.
  • “Unfinished business. The painful closure of the Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa”, Missionalia 37/1 (April 2009), 5-19.
  • “Histoire orale et travail de mémoire dans l’Afrique du Sud contemporaine”, Bulletin de la Classe des Lettres de l’Académie royale de Belgique, 6e série, tome XX, 2010 75-87.
  • “Seminary Networks and Black Consciousness in the 1970s”, South African Historical Journal 62/1 (2010), 162-82.
  • “Race, politics and religion: the first Catholic mission in Zululand (1895-1906), Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 36/1 (May 2010), 77-94.
  • “Reunion of Christendom or ecumenism: Catholics and Protestants in South Africa before Vatican II”, Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique / Louvain Journal of Church History, 106 (2011), 546-570.
  • “Financial management and economic agency in the early history of the African Independent Churches”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 37/2 (2011), 29-49
  • “The Beginnings of Anglican Theological Education in South Africa, 1848-1963” Journal of Ecclesiastical History 63/3 (July 2012), 516-533.
  • “Economic activities and money exchanges in the African Independent Churches of South Africa”, Cristianesimo nella Storia, 33/2 (2012) 715-732.
  • “The historical roots of South African Congregationalism”, in James Cochrane, Elias Bongmba, Isabel Phiri & Des van der Water, eds., Living on the Edge. Essays in Honour of Steve de Gruchy, Activist & Theologian, Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2012, 303-319.
  • “Un nouveau pôle d’attraction : les étudiants étrangers en Afrique du Sud depuis la fin de l’apartheid”, in Françoise Hiraux and Françoise Minguet, eds., Finances, mobilités et projets d’éducation universitaire, Louvain-la-Neuve, Academia-L’Harmattan, 2012, 255-263.
  • a)“African indigenous Christianity in a geo-historical perspective”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 38/2 (2012), 1-22.
  • b) “Ébauche d’une géohistoire du christianisme africain”, Alberto Melloni, Giuseppe Ruggieri and Silvia Cristofora, eds, Formes de vie chrétienne en Afrique. Actes du colloque de Bologne, 11-13 avril 2012, Dakar, L’Harmattan Sénégal, 2014, 50-27.
  • “The churches’ response in political violence during the last years of apartheid. The case of Mpophomeni in the Natal Midlands”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae; 39/1 (May 2013), 13-34.
  • “Ecumenical Education and Social Change. The Case of the Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa”, The Ecumenical Review, 65/2 (July 2013), 244-257.
  • “The Journal of Theological for Southern Africa and the Emergence of Contextual Theology in Southern Africa”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 146 (June 2013), 6-23.
  • “Archbishop Denis Hurley’s Strange Silence on Apartheid at Vatican II”, Ephemerides Theologiae Lovanienses, 89/1 (2013), 411-423.
  • “The suspension and resignation of Francis Pfanner, first abbot of Mariannhill”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 40/2 (2013), 39-56.
  • “Bulletin d’histoire du christianisme en Afrique”, Revue d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, 110/1-2 (2015), 281-294.
  • “Thirty years later. Albert Nolan on the Kairos Document and its relevance today. Interview conducted and introduced by Philippe Denis”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 151 (March 2015), 6-23
  • (with Sabine Marschall), “Editorial: Memory Studies”, Alternation 22,2 (2015) 1 – 7
  • (with Philani Dlamini), “Multiple layers of memory: the history of Mpophomeni told and retold”, Alternation 22,2 (2015) 73 – 99.
  • “Abbot Pfanner, the Glen Grey Act and the Native Question”, South African Historical Journal, 67 (2015), No. 3, 271–292.
  • “Is there truth in history? “Is there truth in history? The challenge of teaching History of Christianity in a post-modern world”, 32/3 (November 2015), 25-37. Grace and Truth. A Journal of Catholic Reflection for Southern Africa
  • “Memory and commemoration as a subject of enquiry for African Christianity scholars”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 41/3 (2015), 4-22
  • “The foundation years of the Pietermaritzburg Cluster of Theological Institutions”, Grace and Truth, 33/2 (2016), 25-30.
  • “Christianity in southern Africa”, in Isabel Apawo Phiri, Werner Dietrich, Chammah Kaunda and Kennedy Owino, eds, Anthology of African Christianity, Geneva (Oxford: Regnum, 2016), 248-260.
  • (with “Timeboundness and Prophetism in the Theology of Albert Nolan”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 145 (November 2016), 5-19.
  • “Human rights in the history of the Dominican Order”, in Mike Deeb and Celestina Veloso Freitas (eds), Dominicans and Human Rights. Past, Present, Future (Hindmarsh, Australia: ATF, 2017), 1-33.
  • “Mgr Hurley, l’apartheid et le pardon”, in Le Pardon, un défi dans l’histoire, actes du colloque des 5 et 6 février 2015 (La Roche-sur-Yon, Editions du CVRH, 2017), 193-199.
  • “The authorship and composition circumstances of the Kairos Document”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 158 (July 2017), 4-19.
  • “Germany, South Africa and Rwanda: three manners for a Church to confess its guilt”, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae, 43/2 (2017), 1-20.
  • « Justice sociale et œcuménisme en Afrique du Sud durant et après l’apartheid », Istina, 62 (2017), 461-477.
  • “A case of pastoral myopia? The South African church’s ambiguous response to the erosion of family life in the early years of the migrant labor system”, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 50/3 (2017), 439-460.
  • “Archbishop Hurley, the Principle of Overriding Right and the Post-Conciliar Debates on Contraception and Collegiality”, Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique, 118 (2018), 319-345.

d) HIV/AIDS, Memory Work and Children Issues in South Africa

  • “Natal: l’épidémie déferle”, Chrétiens et Sida. Supplément Afrique, Nr 3 (1998), 8-10
  • “Nommer le sida: une tâche pour les Églises en Afrique du Sud”, Signes des temps, 2/2000 (June-August 2000), pp. 7-10.
  • a)“Building resilience by remembering”, A Journal on Issues Affecting Children and their Carers, vol. 4, Nr 34 (December-January 2001), pp. 23-25.
  • b) “Memory Boxes: Helping Aids orphans to remember”, Bulletin for Contextual Theology in Africa 7/1 (March 2000), pp. 34-36.
  • c) “Oral History in the Context of Aids: Memory Boxes as a way of Building Up Resilience in Orphans and Traumatised Children in KwaZulu-Natal”, Journal of Constructive Theology 7/1 (July 2001), pp. 17-30.
  • d) “Sharing family stories in times of Aids”, Missionalia 29/2 (August 2001), pp. 258-281.
  •            “La croisade du président Mbeki contre l’orthodoxie du sida”, Esprit 271 (January 2001), pp. 81-97.
  • a) (with Nokhaya Makiwane),”Stories of Love, Pain and Courage. The Memory Box Project of the School of Theology, University of Natal”, in Philippe Denis and James Worthington, eds, The Power of Oral History: Memory, Healing and Development. XIIth International Oral History Conference, Pietermaritzburg, 24-27 June 2002. Pietermaritzburg: Sinomlando Project, 2002, vol. 3, pp. 1376-1390.
  • b) (with Nokhaya Makiwane), “Stories of Love, Pain and Courage. Aids Orphans and Memory Boxes”, Oral History 31/2 (Autumn 2003), pp. 66-74.
  • a) “Sexualité et sida en Afrique du Sud”, Revue d’éthique et de théologie morale (Le Supplément) n°223 (December 2002), pp. 63-79.
  • b) “Sexuality and AIDS in South Africa”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 115 (March 2003), pp. 63-77.
  • c) “Sexualität und AIDS in Südafrika”, in Katja Heidemanns and Marco Moerschbacher (eds), Gott vertrauen? AIDS und Theologie im südlichen Afrika. Freiburg, Basel, Wien: Herder, 2005, pp. 40-57.
  • “Faire mémoire au temps du sida: l’expérience des boites de la mémoire au KwaZulu-Natal”, Face à face. Regards sur la santé. N° 5 (March 2003).<http://www.ssd.u-bordeaux2.fr/>faf> English edition with summaries of papers written in French. Face to Face. Another look at health <http://www.ssd.u-bordeaux2.fr/faf/uk/index.htm>
  • “Boxes of Hope and Strength. Never too small to remember”, ChildrenFirst. A Journal on Issues Affecting Children and their Carers, vol. 7, Nr 50 (August-September 2003), pp. 27-28.
  • “Histoire orale et sida. L’expérience des boîtes de la mémoire au KwaZulu-Natal”; Revue de l’Association des historiens et du Département d’histoire de l’UCL, 108-109 (septembre 2003 – janvier 2004), pp. 18-19.
  • “AIDS and the crisis of marriage in South Africa”, in Grace and Truth 21/1 (2004), pp. 92-100. French translation: “Le sida et la crise du mariage en Afrique australe”, Le journal de Chrétiens et sida, 45 (April-June 2004), pp. 10-11; “Le sida et la crise du mariage en Afrique du Sud”, Ethique & Société. Revue de Réflexion Morale, vol. 1, n°2, Bujumbura, 2004, pp. 167-182.
  • a) (with Radikobo Ntsimane), “The absent fathers: Why do men not feature in stories of families affected by HIV/AIDS”, in Linda Richter and Rob Morrell (eds), Baba? Men and fatherhood in South Africa. Pretoria: HSRC Press, 2005, pp. 237-249.
  • b) (with Radikobo Ntsimane), “Families and HIV/AIDS: where are the fathers?”, ChildrenFIRST, 5/58 (Nov/Dec 2004), pp. 23-28.
  • Un vendredi saint en Afrique du Sud”, La Revue nouvelle, vol. 118 (October 2004), pp. 72-80.
  • “Enhancing resilience in times of AIDS: the Memory Box Programme of the University of KwaZulu-Natal”, Aids Bulletin 13/2 (July 2004), 27-31.
  • “The Crisis of Marriage in Contemporary South Africa”, Grace and Truth, 23/1 (2006), pp. 3-8.
  • “Pour une histoire sociale du sida”, in L’épidémie du sida en Afrique subsaharienne. Regards historiens, sous la dir. de Philippe Denis et Charles Becker. Louvain-la-Neuve et Paris, Academia-Bruylant et Karthala, 2006, pp. 17-40.
  • “Are Zulu Children Allowed to Ask Questions? Silence, Death and Memory in the Time of AIDS”, in Benedict Carton, Jabulani Sithole and John Laband, eds, Zulu Identities. Being Zulu, Past and Present. Pietermaritzburg, University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2008, pp. 583-590
  • a) “The church’s impact on HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation in South Africa”, Journal of Theology for Southern Africa, 134 (July 2009), 66-81.
  • b) “Eglise et sida en Afrique du Sud – Evolution de l’implication des milieux chrétiens dans la lutte contre le sida”, Perspectives missionnaires. Revue protestante de missiologie, n°59 (2010/1), 62-73
  • (with Ruth Prince and Rijk van Dijk), “Introduction to Special Issue: Engaging Christianity: Negotiating HIV/AIDS, Health, and Social Relations in East and Southern Africa”, Africa Today 56/1 (September 2009), v-xviii.
  • “Warum gerade das südliche Afrika? Über die Frage von Sexualität und HIV/AIDS in Südafrika“, Forum Weltkirche, 6 (November/Dezember 2009), 21-25.
  • “Memory Work with Children Affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa,’ in Donald A. Ritchie, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Oral History (Oxford University Press, 2011), 159-165.
  • “HIV, AIDS and Religion in sub-Saharan Africa: An historical survey”, in Beverley Haddad, ed., Religion and HIV and AIDS: Charting the Terrain (Pietermaritzburg: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2011, 57-77.
  • a) “Ces enfants qui ont fait de moi un père”, La Revue Générale, 148/6-7 (2012), 27-34.
  • b) “The children who made me a father”, in Daniela Gennrich, ed., Men and Masculinities in South Africa. 1, Stories of Men Making a Difference, Pietermaritzburg, PACSA, 2013, 29-37.
  • a) “How HIV changes the faith. The religious experience of support group members in KwaZulu-Natal”, Grace and Truth, 30/3 (2013), 132-141.
  • b) “How HIV changes the faith. The religious experience of support group members in KwaZulu-Natal”, in Stuart Bate and Alison Murno (eds), Catholic Responses to AIDS in Southern Africa, Pretoria, SABC, 2014, p. 282-291.
  • “Les mutations du sentiment religieux au temps du sida”, in Gerald Hobbs and Annie Noblesse-Rocher (eds), Bible, histoire et société. Mélanges offerts à Bernard Roussel. Turnhout, Brepols, 2013, 319-329
  • « Is stigma receding? Stories of AIDS support group members in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa », Oral History Journal of South Africa, 1 (2013), 3-16.
  • “HIV/AIDS and religion in sub-Saharan Africa: an emerging field of enquiry”, Archives de sciences sociales de religion, 164 (Oct.-Dec 2013), 43-58.
  • “New patterns of disclosure. How HIV positive support group members from KwaZulu-Natal speak of their status in oral narratives”, Medical History, 58/2 (April 2014), 278-297.
  • “Changing religious beliefs and attitudes among people living with HIV in South Africa”, in Jacquineau Azetsop, ed., HIV and AIDS in Africa. Christian Reflection, Public Health, Social Transformation (New York, Orbis, 2016), 65-76.
  • “Oral histories of HIV/AIDS support group members, NGO workers and home-based carers in KwaZulu-Natal”, African Journal of AIDS Research, 15/1 (2016), 27-34.
  • “When local people and foreigners talk to each other”, in Philippe Denis (ed), Faith and Migration. Proceedings of the 2nd Dominican Study Week, Pietermaritzburg, 28-30 November 2016 (Pietermaritzburg, Cluster Publications, 2017), 69-78.

Forthcoming

  • (with Anthony Egan), “Die katholische Kirche in Südafrika und Nachbarländern seit 1945”, in Marco Moerschbacher (ed)., Kirche und Katholizismus seit 1945, Band 8, Afrika (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh, forthcoming).
  • “Tridentinism in Question. Edmond Richer and the Renewal of Conciliarism in the Early Seventeenth century” in Wim François and Violent Soen (eds), The Council of Trent: Reform and Controversy in Europe and Beyond (1545–1700) (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, forthcoming).
  • “Mgr Denis Hurley, archevêque de Durban, figure du concile Vatican II et de la lutte contre l’apartheid », in Jeanne-Lopis Sylla, Aloyse Raymond Ndiaye et Charles Becker (eds), « 50 après Vatican II. L’Afrique et l’héritage d’Alioune Diop. Le dialogue des religions et les défis du temps présents », Présence africaine (forthcoming).
  • “Memory work with HIV positive children under antiretroviral treatment in KwaZulu-Natal”, in Mathilde Rogez, Bernard Cros and Gilles Teulié (eds), Legacies of a Troubled Past. Commemorative Politics in South Africa in the 21st century (Liverpool University Press, forthcoming).
  • “Le Traité des Appellations comme d’Abus d’Edmond Richer (1623-1626). Contexte rédactionnel et propos ecclésiologique”, Caroline Galland et Anne Bonzon (eds), L’appel comme d’abus (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, forthcoming).
  • “Grief and denial among Rwandan Catholics in the aftermath of the genocide against the Tutsi”, Archives des sciences sociales des religions (forthcoming)
  • “On reading Gerald West’ The Stolen Bible”, Religious Studies Review (forthcoming).
  • “The Archives of the Catholic Church of South Africa”, Journal of the Eastern and South African Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (submitted for publication).
Students

Supervision

a) Graduated

  • Des van der Water (1999) The Challenge of the Kairos Document – Assessing the theological and praxiological responses of ecumenically-oriented churches in South Africa, with particular reference to the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA).
  • George Mukuka (2001) The establishment of the black Catholic Clergy in South Africa from 1887 to 1957
  • Samuel Frouisou (2003) Women in the church in Africa in the twentieth century, change and continuity. The case study of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cameroon (1925-1999).
  • Richard Matthew Lubawa (2003) A history of church leadership development. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania (ELCT) Iringa Diocese 1899-1999.
  • Humphrey Mogashoa (2005) South African Baptists and finance matters (1820-1948)
  • Henry Mbaya (2005) The making of an African clergy in the Anglican Church in Malawi with special focus on the election of bishops (1898-1996)
  • Stephen Joshua (reg. 2007, grad. 2011) The Catholic Response to HIV/AIDS in KwaZulu-Natal (1986 – 2005): A Historical-Critical Approach
  • Kennedy Gondongwe (reg. 2009, grad. 2012) The development of indigenous clergy in the Methodist Church in Mashonaland (1888-1930)
  • Radikobo Ntsimane (reg. 2000, grad. 2013) A Critical History of the Lutheran Medical Missions in Southern Africa with Special Emphasis on Four Hospitals.
  • Michael Mbona (reg. 2009, grad. 2013) The Church and HIV and AIDS:  An evaluation of the response of the Anglican Church, the Catholic Church and the United Methodist Church to HIV and AIDS prevention, care and treatment in Manicaland, Zimbabwe (1985-2007)
  • Maimbo Mndolwa (reg. 2010, grad. 2013) From Anglicanism to African socialism. The Anglican Church and Ujamaa in Tanzania (1955-2005)
  • Millicent Atujuna (reg 2004, grad. 2013) [School of Built Environment and Development] Church-Based Social Spaces and HIV/AIDS in Rural South Africa
  • Mxolisi Mchunu  (reg. 2007, grad. 2014) [School of Historical Studies] A History of Political Violence in KwaShange, Vulindlela district and of its effects on the memories of survivors (1987-2008)
  • Ishaya, Edward (reg. 2005, grad. 2015) Christian Life and the Rise of Pentecostalism in Adamawa State Nigeria, 1970 to 2005
  • Lois Moyo (reg. 2008, grad. 2016) [co-supervision with Prof Isabel Phiri] Faith and resilience in child or youth-headed households: a gendered exploration into the socio-economic and religio-cultural circumstances of children and youths living on their own in Slangspruit in Pietermaritzburg in times of HIV and AIDS
  • Allen Goddard (reg. 2012, grad. 2016) Invitations to Integral Spirituality in the Students’ Christian Association’s Discipleship Programmes:1973 to 1997
  • Mochechane, Steve (reg. 2013, grad. 2016) Race and Culture in Pentecostalism. From Nicholas Bhengu and Andrew Pettegree to the International Assemblies of God (1933-1990)
  • Cogitator Mapala (reg. 2014, grad. 2017) Ethnicity and Christianity: A Historical Perspective on the Border Dispute between the Livingstonia and the Nkhoma Synods of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (1890-2013)
  •  Jock Agai (reg. 2013, grad. 2017) Yoruba Origins: A Reflection on the Tradition of Yoruba Cultural Connection with the Ancient Egyptians (1846-1970)

c) Current

  •  Mark James (reg. 2015)
  •  Isaac Devadoss (reg. 2015)
  •  Angela Flint (reg. 2015) [co-supervision with John Hilton]
  •  Ntabanyane Samson Khama Tseuoa (reg. 2017).
  • Thabang Nkadimeng (reg. 2017)
  • Francis Marimbe (reg. 2016) [co-supervision with Shauna Mottiar)    

a) Graduated

  • Dalisu Zungu (1995)  The Revival of Religious Life in the Church of the Province of Southern Africa: the Example of the CHN-Zululand (1968-1980).
  • Humphrey Mogashoa (1996) A Critical Study of the Life and Work of the Rev. W. Duma (1907-1977), as a Contribution to the History of the Baptist Church in Southern Africa
  • Clement Langa (1996) Mandlenkhosi Zwane (1932-1980): first African Bishop in Swaziland
  • Henry Mbaya (1997) The history of the Roman Catholic Church in Malawi (1964-1992) with reference to the issue of social injustice. A study of church-state relations
  • Alan Henriques (1997) The Catholic Church in the Culture of Apartheid. The Case of the Catholic Laity in Natal (1948-1965).
  • George Mukuka (1997) The Impact of Black Consciousness on the Black Catholic Clergy and their training from 1965-1981.
  • Malika Sibeko (1997) The Role of African Spirituality in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, with special reference to the Black members in Thaba-Nchu.
  • Alverson Souza (1998) A black Heart: the work of Thomas Jefferson Bowen among blacks in Africa and in Brazil between 1840 and 1875.
  • Radikobo Ntsimane (1999) The response of the Lutheran Church to the Group Areas Act in the North West
  • Prudence Hategekimana (2000) A study in the history of liberation catechesis: the contribution of the Catholic Church in South Africa to the catechetical renewal from 1965 to 1991.
  • Gabriel Mgyekwa (2000) The historical development of the Theological Education by Extension (TEE) in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania, Southern Diocese, 1990-1997
  • James Worthington (2001) Church and Family Life under Apartheid. Stories of black and white families in the Natal Midlands (1986-1994)
  • Bongani Zulu (2003) A history of dispossession: the Hermannsburg Mission in Northern Zululand 1860-1913, with reference to eHlonyane (Ekuhlengeni), eNyathi, eNKombela and eNtombe Mission stations.
  •  Roger Rafanomezantsoa   (2005) The contribution of Rainisoalambo (1844-1904), the father of revivals, to the indigenisation of the Protestant Churches in Madagascar: A historical perspective
  •  Samuel Kwashang (reg. 2005; grad. 2006) The Anglican Church in Northern Nigeria under the episcopacy of Bishop Titus Eyiolorunsefunmi Ogbonyomi (1976-1996)
  • Delme Linscott (reg. 2005; grad. 2007) Living as a Methodist minister in the late Twentieth Century. An oral history of Methodist ministers ordained between 1980 and 1999, with particular reference to clergy serving in the Natal West District
  • Stephen Joshua (reg. 2006, grad. 2007) The History of AIDS in South Africa: a Natal ecumenical experience in 1987-1990
  • Charles Manda (reg. 2006, grad. 2007) The Role of Christian Faith-Based Organizations In HIV and AIDS Intervention A Review of ESSA Christian Aids Programme in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (1999-2005)
  • Mark James (reg. 2004, grad. 2008) The history of and spirituality of the Lay Dominicans in South Africa
  • Michael Mbona (reg. 2008, grad. 2009) The Church and political violence in KwaZulu-Natal: and evaluation of the Natal Church Leaders Group’s ecumenical response (1987-1996)
  • Owen Mkandawire  (reg. 2008, grad. 2010) An Ecclesiological Discussion of the Recent History of the Baptist Convention of Malawi (BACOMA) 1989-2004
  •  Thamo Naidoo (reg. 2006) Apostolicity. A Narrative History of Apostolicity as Propagated by the Apostolic Movement within the South African Pentecostal Tradition (1980-2008)
  • Carl Brook (reg. 2008, grad. 2010) Bonhoeffer and the New Monasticism
  • Andrew Kruger (reg. 2009, grad. 2012) The Eucharist in a time of change.  The Eucharist as practised at the Church of the Ascension, Hilton from 1975 to 2002
  •  Linda Naicker (reg. 2010 grad. 2012) Crossing the colour-bar: Mixed Race Relationships between black/white couples in the context of apartheid.
  •  Thomas Ninan (reg 2011, grad. 2015).   Towards an HIV competent church: the Hillcrest AIDS Centre, a pioneering faith response to HIV and AIDS in South Africa (1990 to 2001).
  •  Ezechiel Rivuzimana (reg. 2014, grad. 2016) Colonization and Evangelization. The development of the Catholic indigenous clergy in Burundi under the Belgian colonial administration, 1916 – 1961.
  • Mbongeleni Dlamini (reg. 2015, grad. 2017). Contested Memory: A contribution to the story of the emergence of Methodism in Umlazi

c) In progress

  • Buyisile Ngqulwana  (reg. 2015)
  • Ntobeko Dlamini (reg. 2018).
  • Sandile Kheswa (reg. 2017) [co-supervision with Kalpana Hiralal]