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An exploration of the possible pastoral care role of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa in regard to political developments through a re-reading of Luther’s treatise on “temporal authority”.
This study seeks to examine the interpretation and the possible pastoral care role of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern (ELCSA) Africa with reference to political developments through a re-reading of Luther’s ...
Indigenous knowledge, beliefs and practices on pregnancy and childbirth among the Ndau people of Zimbabwe.
Framed within a postcolonial indigenous research paradigm, the study used a phenomenological analysis drawing on the case study of the Ndau people of south-eastern Zimbabwe, to explore the contribution of African indigenous ...
In search of prophetic theology: South African political theology in conversation with Anabaptism.
The South African Kairos Document: A Challenge to the Church (KD) written in 1985 continues to be critically important even 30 years after its release. Its ongoing significance is due to three inter-related dynamics: a) ...
Liturgy, faith and sexual and reproductive health rights : a study of liturgical reframing in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.
Despite our excellent gender equality legislation, most women and gender nonconforming individuals in South Africa continue to suffer disproportionately from the effects of HIV, gender based violence and cultural and ...
Perspectives of infertility : a coloured woman’s reading of 1 Samuel 1-2.
In Africa, procreation is held in high regard even though many women are affected by infertility, miscarriage and stillbirth. The subject of infertility is addressed in cold clinical terms or in silence, even in the modern ...
Theologizing food autonomy for maternal health : a case of Mashobye Methodist Women's Manyano in Limpopo Province.
Food and health have been declared universal basic human rights for all people. However, studies have shown that women and poor rural women in particular lack access to adequate food and nutrition for their individual and ...
An exploration of how Zulu gay men negotiate their Christian and cultural beliefs in the process of coming out.
Struggles with sexuality vary from person to person depending on their unique circumstances and experiences, but those who are attracted to people of the same sex, arguably experience greater struggles. These struggles are ...
The evangelisation of the Catholic Church in Southern Africa : community serving humanity.
This thesis critically examines the Pastoral Plan of the Catholic Church in Southern Africa “Community Serving Humanity” and its evangelical and participatory role of evangelisation and social transformation including its ...
Shaping black women’s bodies: religio-cultural conceptions of black women’s engagement in bodybuilding.
Master Art in Religion. University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg 2017.
Zulu song, oral art performing the psalms to stir the heart : applying indigenous form to the translation and performance of some praise psalms.
Bible translation needs to communicate the original message in a form that is accessible and acceptable to the local community. This requires utilizing the communication media and forms the people use in everyday life. In ...