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


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Doing theology with children: Some challenges for adult theologians

Doing theology with children, which includes children as equal participants in the process, is no easy task. Adult theologians face many challenges in becoming involved…

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Research with children as theologians: Ethical and methodological issues

In this article, I explain why it is important for theologians to involve children in empirical research, and why children themselves can and should be…

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Towards emancipatory research methodologies with children in the African context: Practical possibilities and overcoming challenges

Despite having international and national legislative frameworks and policies that guarantee children’s rights and encourage their participation in matters affecting them, consulting children has received…

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Doing theology with children: Exploring emancipatory methodologies

This article serves as an introduction to a collection of articles that explores emancipatory methodologies for doing theology and research with children. We focus on…

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[Virtual Colloquium] “Breathe! Doing theology amidst and beyond Covid-19: fault lines, intersections, opportunities” CONVERSATION 2: Covid-19, Economy and Environment

CONVERSATION 2: Covid-19, Economy and Environment hosted on 24 July 2020 In a 3-part Webinar Series, hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Religion at…

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[Virtual Colloquium] “Breathe! Doing theology amidst and beyond Covid-19: fault lines, intersections, opportunities” CONVERSATION 1: Covid-19, Race and Gender

Conversation I: Covid-19, race and gender hosted on 10 July 2020 In a 3-part Webinar Series, hosted by the Faculty of Theology and Religion at…

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Housing challenge and urban regeneration: A contribution of faith-based action with special reference to a case study from the City of Tshwane

The main objective of this article is to describe a problem portrayed into critical human conditions in urban margins characterised by the deprivation of most…

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A praxis-based approach to theological training in Cape Town

A training programme that employs the use of the pastoral cycle, leading practitioners into a praxis-based approach towards urban transformation, may be shifting the focus…

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Faith-based action and urban regeneration

After describing the challenges, myths, exclusions and opportunities of urban regeneration, this article explores the potential interface between faith-based action and different forms of urban…

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