Faculty of Theology

Faculty of Theology

Faculty of Theology is focused on reconciliation

Religion can be one of the most powerful tools in bridging racial divides. This according to Prof Dr Nico Vorster from the Faculty of Theology and co-editor of the recently published book Togetherness in South Africa.

Theology: Moving towards a multicultural approach

Kindness, love and compassion. These are but some of the words in faith’s vocabulary. These virtues convey the same message in any language and this is why the Faculty of Theology at the North-West University (NWU) is ensuring that this message is heard by all. 

Taking the ministry beyond SA’s borders

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Faculty of Theology recently held its annual dedication service in Mahikeng. It was led by Prof Daryl Balia, the new executive dean, who also recognised the faculty’s top performers for 2017 during the event.

The science behind absent fathers

A large number of South African children are living their lives without the presence of a father figure. The issue of absent fathers has been a major problem in the country for a number of years.

NWU's Jennifer Kalanko is Mrs Africa International

A staff member of the Faculty of Theology at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) was recently crowned as one of the title holders of Mrs Africa International.

Collaboration agreement focuses on community development

A collaboration agreement was concluded between the North-West University (NWU) and a distance-teaching organisation to help alleviate the socio-economic circumstances and level of teaching in disadvantaged areas.

Staff thanked for a total of 2 680 service years

During a recent recognition event staff with a total of 2 680 years of service were praised for their years of service at the North-West University’s Potchefstroom Campus.

Great honour for NWU emeritus professor in Theology

An emeritus professor of the Faculty of Theology at the North-West University (NWU) was recently honoured for his publications and study of the original languages of the Bible.

Let’s stand together!

Dear reader, let me start by saying that it is going well on our Campus! This, despite attempts to depict us as racist or as an apartheid enclave. We must not allow these unwarranted labels to drag us down, but rather celebrate and embrace our true character and identity!

Extraordinary professor honoured in a special way

Various theologians of the North-West University (NWU) took part in a special conference during which one of its extraordinary professors in the New Testament was honoured with a Festschrift. Prof Jan du Rand received the special edition of In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi on his 70th birthday as Festschrift in which many of his colleagues and former students made contributions during the past years.