OCRPL’s First Online Annual Get Together

Over 100 faculty and students of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Public Life joined in their first online annual get together on Thursday...

Theological education for transforming Africa

Over the last century the Christians have risen from 9% to 54% of the population of Africa, yet it remains the poorest continent. How...

Stellenbosch PhD Two-Week Seminar

OCRPL and Stellenbosch University Post-graduate researchers meet online for two weeks Church leaders in Africa, Asia and Latin America, especially in countries where Christians are...

Faith communities ‘can help forge inclusive future for South Africa’

FAITH COMMUNITIES have a duty to help provide the civic education that can help forge an inclusive future for South Africa.

GOSPEL MUSIC & MORAL FORMATION

Vinay Samuel has questions about making an idol of emotional authenticity in music Aretha Franklin died on 16 August 2018, aged 76. The powerful soul singer...

‘Lost Boy of Sudan’: a rebel and now a Bishop

This is the story of Bishop Zechariah Manyok Biar, Suffragan Bishop of Wanglei in the Episcopal Church of Sudan

Biblical Framework for Transformational Development

Section 1: THE BIBLE AND OUR AGENDA FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL DEVELOPMENT We approach the Bible with the agenda of Transformational Development. Everyone who draws on the Bible...

Bible has ‘no place for left and right’ , economics conference...

Chris Sugden, 24 January 2019   ‘Left’ and ‘right’ political and economic categories cannot be applied to the bible’s economic understanding, and are of little use...

Patrick Sookhdeo’s Research Method

During the recent Stellenbosch DPhil research and methodologies seminar, Professor Patrick Sookhdeo presented a paper on his research methodologies. This paper outlines his approach...

Is forgiveness possible in South Africa ?

Is forgiveness between Black and White South Africans really possible after more than two decades of democracy?