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The mission and the role of the Women's Manyano Movement in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
This dissertation is a study of the mission of the Women's Manyano in the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, beginning from 1907 to 1997. It focuses on the barriers and successes this organisation has experienced during ...
A critical analysis of the HIV and AIDS policy document of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe (ELCZ).
Despite efforts by the government, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), faith-based organizations (FBOs) and churches, the HIV epidemic remains one of the major challenges in Zimbabwe. Its impact cuts across all sectors ...
The legacy of a prophetic moment : a socio-theological study of the reception and response to the Kairos Document amongst churches faith- communities and individuals in South Africa and within the international ecumenical community focussing on the English-speaking churches in South Africa with special reference to the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa.
The Kairos Document ('KD' or 'Document') burst onto the socio-political and ecclesiastical scene in South Africa in 1985, presenting to churches, communities-of-faith and individuals the challenge of a decisive moment in ...
Mary Magdalene in the Gospel of John in the context of readings by Southern African township Christian women.
In this study, the reading responses of Township Christian women in Southern Africa to Mary Magdalene in the Gospel of John are explored. The study concludes that Mary Magdalene, in the Gospel of John can empower the lives ...
Belief and bereavement: the notion of “Attachment” and the grief work hypothesis.
(University of Cape Town, 2014)
Death and bereavement are both unavoidable points along the imaginary of life, as we navigate lives that are punctuated by a seeming infi nite number of events, including the eventuality of death. For some individuals, ...
A church and culture exploration of the Ga-Marishane village rite of initiation in contestation with the Anglican initiation rite of baptism of adults : a manche masemola case study.
This study has engaged in a critical exploration of the relationship between the Church and Culture in Ga-Marishane village in Limpopo. A Case Study of the Anglican martyr Manche Masemola of Sekhukhune has been used to ...
A post-structural theological critique of the perspectives of Christopher Hitchens on vicarious redemption.
The guarded mind-set with which this study was initially constructed , was influenced by the notion that all that could have been said on the subject of vicarious redemption within the Judeo-Christian belief system, has ...
Ordination of women : partnership, praxis and experience of the United Church of Zambia.
There exists a gender distortion in the United Church of Zambia (UCZ) concerning the participation of women in the ministry, mainly because of the biased patriarchal images about women and their role in church and society. ...
Radical evangelicalism and the poor : a challenge to aspects of evangelical theology in the South African context.
Abstract available in pdf file.