Conference on Globalisation

UntitledST JOSEPH’S THEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE

SECOND ANNUAL CONFERENCE

The Response of the Church to Globalisation in Africa

Dates: 24 April 2014 (beginning 16h00) – 26 April 2014 (ending 12h00)

Venue: St Joseph’s Theological Institute at Cedara, KwaZulu-Natal Midlands Region


Key note papers:

Fr. Peter John PEARSON (Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Committee):
The Role of the Church in Shaping Legislative and Policy developments in Parliament and Government.

Fr. Sean O’ LEARY M. Afr. (Denis Hurley Peace Institute )
The role of the DHPI in conflict resolution in Africa with special reference to Southern Sudan.

Dr Gloria MARSAY (Educational Psychologist)
Enabled Rather Than (Dis)Abled: Views Of Disability Through A Global Historical Lens

Papers by the Collaborative Research group of St Joseph’s Theological Institute

-P. DECOCK: Inspiring social transformation in Africa: solidarity expressed through koinonia and equality
-Q. KINUNDA: From begging by the roadside to self-sustainability
-C. GRZELAK: The challenge of globalisation on the Catholic encounter with Islam in South Africa
-S. RAKOCZY: “Green Sisters” An enquiry into the ecological consciousness of Women Religious in South Africa
-R. MWANGALA: Developing a Theology Curriculum in Southern Africa Today: Opportunities and Challenges.
-R. BRUSSE Digitisation: of art works from contemporary mission history.
-S. BATE: Constructing a Theology of Development based on the development ministries of the SACBC

A number of other papers from respondents to the Call for Papers will be presented.

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