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Faculty of Theology

Welcome to the Faculty of Theology

The mission of the Faculty of Theology is to serve the church, community and science, bearing in mind our devotion to the African context and sensitivity to the concerns of different Christian traditions of faith. As John Mbiti once said: "You are because we are, we are because you are." Hence, we are proud to count people from across the world among our students and alumni. 

 

News

Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu attends doctoral defence of first degree conferred jointly by UP and the Free University of Amsterdam - 22/04/2014
From Faculty of Theology

In celebration of the first degree conferred jointly by the University of Pretoria (UP) and the Free University of Amsterdam (VU), Emeritus Archbishop Desmond Tutu attended the PhD defence of Jacob Meiring, a graduate from UPís Faculty of Theology, at the VU in Amsterdam on 9 April 2014.

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Exceptional graduation for the Faculty of Theology - 10/04/2014
From Faculty of Theology

The Faculty of Theology will, for the first time in its history, award a doctoral degree earned by virtue of publication at the graduation ceremony to be held on 25 April. A PhD degree will also be conferred on Solomzi Ferguson Sotobe, probably the oldest person ever to receive a doctorate from this Faculty.

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Theology Dean reappointed - 26/02/2014
From Faculty of Theology

The Faculty of Theology celebrates with and congratulates Professor Johan Buitendag for his reappointment as Dean for a second term. This is a vote of confidence in him and we wish him all the best for the next term as he takes the Faculty in the next years to new levels of success.

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