“THE GOAL OF RESEARCH IS NOT THE INTERPRETATION OF THE WORLD, BUT THE ORGANIZATION OF TRANSFORMATION.” 
CHATTERTON ET AL., 2010:261


Research themes


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Demythologising social cohesion: Towards a practical theological vision

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Absence, presence, remembrance: A theological essay on frailty, the university and the city

This essay is reflecting on frailty, the university and the city, in relation to each other. It seeks to transcend the binary concepts of presence...

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Contesting inner-city space: Global trends, local exclusion/s and an alternative Christian spatial praxis

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