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  • [Event] Feast of The Clowns 2021 – The ‘Courage To Be…’
    Living requires courage.  Living in Covid-times requires courage. Living post-Covid requires courage Living without a job or home requires courage. Wanting to make the city a home for all who are in it, requires courage. Loving one’s enemy requires courage. Doing justice requires courage. Calling to account, requires courage. Doing the right thing, requires courage. … Read more
  • Inside a Pandemic: Vulnerability, Imagination, Innovation in the city of Tshwane – Report 2020
    At the end of 2020, the Centre for Faith and Community also published its annual report called Healing urban Fractures: this year’s subtitle is: Inside a Pandemic: Vulnerability, Imagination, Innovation in the city of Tshwane. This work, reflects on the work of the Centre and a plethora of NGOs, Churches, Government departments, University Department of both … Read more
  • Annual Report – 2020
    Very little theological work is being done in relation to African urbanization and Africa’s urban complexities. Yet, African cities will double in population by 2050, to stand at a staggering 1,5 billion people. Currently Africa is the continent with the fastest rate of urbanization, and cities like Lagos, Kinshasa and even the Gauteng City-Region will … Read more
    “I can’t breathe!” Doing theology amidst Covid-19 and many other pandemics! Arundhati Roy writes about Covid-19, saying, the pandemic is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. We can choose to walk through it, dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred, our avarice, our data banks and dead ideas, our dead … Read more
  • Celebrating 25 years