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A comparative discourse on Christian and secular distinctive features of transformational development
(Southern African Missiological Society, 2017)
The primary objective of this article is to explore some distinctions between Christian and secular views of transformation, characteristics of transformational development and the holistic practitioner. To meet this aim, ...
The ongoing challenge of restorative justice in South Africa : how and why wealthy suburban congregations are responding to poverty and inequality
(AOSIS Open Journals, 2014-03)
South Africa remains one of the most unequal societies in the world and any discussion around poverty and the church’s response cannot exclude this reality. This article attempts to analyse the response of wealthy, ...
Gangsterism on the Cape Flats : a challenge to ‘engage the powers’
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-11)
One of the most pressing issues in the urban ghettos of the Cape Flats is that of gangsterism and the discourse of power and powerlessness that is its lifeblood. Media coverage over the past two years was littered with ...
Decolonising development? : re-claiming Biko and a black theology of liberation within the context of faith based organisations in South Africa
(Southern African Missiological Society, 2018)
An upsurge in interest with regard to the role of religion in development has also seen an increase in the study of Faith Based Organisations (FBO’s). These organisations have been less well studied within the South African ...
Activating moral imagination : EXPOSED 2013 as a fourth generation faith-based campaign?
(Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2015)
David Korten proposes a Fourth Generation approach (1990) to development that is value driven and sees social movements take centre stage in promoting a more just global society. Theologian Ignatius Swart (2006) has ...
Unapologetically faith based : the nature of donor engagement in the context of South African faith-based organisations
The funding of faith-based organisations (FBOs) is often complex and at times unsustainable because of many factors that may render the FBO and its valuable work in serving the most marginalised vulnerable to fickle donor ...