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Prof Andries van Aarde


is honorary professor in the Faculty of Theology and research fellow in the Unit for Advanced Studies at the University of Pretoria (UP). His research focuses on the exposition of ancient writings in light of philosophical, psychological, sociological and anthropological insights. His publications on the historical Jesus and formative Christianity have been ground-breaking. Present and future research focuses on societal issues such as the violence of poverty and power. He is the editor-in-chief of an ISI online journal and a leader of international research projects. He supervised 20 completed doctoral theses.

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