Prof RS Kumalo hands over SPTSA Chair

Tuesday 23rd to Thursday 25th, Professor RS Kumalo, CCT director and outgoing Chair for the Society for Practical Theology of Southern Africa (SPTSA) chaired his last conference in Pretoria, South Africa. This was the last conference of his 3 year term. He decided to step down due to other commitments.  In his closing remarks he […]

Public lecture on Pan-Africanism, Democracy and Good Governance

On Tuesday 21st November 2023, CCT Director and Dean for the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics at UKZN, Professor RS Kumalo delivered a lecture at the International University of the Caribbean on Pan-Africanism, Democracy and Good Governance. He unpacked the ideological discourses that underpin the foci of being African in diaspora, religious and at […]

Professor Allan Boesak at the UKZN’s School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics.

As part of his presentation to postgraduate students on November, Wednesday 15, Professor Boesak unpacked the pedagogies of resistance born out of the agency of the oppressed people during apartheid South Africa. He reiterated the importance of the liberation theology born out of the faith and spirituality of the freedom fighters. This, he noted, was […]

CCT Director visits Yonsei university, South Korea

Prof Kumalo, the Director of the CCT, accompanied the Deputy Vice Chancellor on a trip to Yonsei, University in South Korea, to promote UKZN’s work of internationalization. In this photo Prof Kumalo is with UNISA’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof Puleng Lenka-Bula and Prof Nhlanhla Mkhize.

CCT Congratulates Prof RS Kumalo on attaining full professorship 

Prof. Simangaliso Kumalo

Congratulations to CCT Director Professor Simangaliso Kumalo who has been promoted to Full Professorship at the University of KwaZulu Natal. This decision is a fitting acknowledgement of his hard work, contributions and scholarly achievements.Prof Kumalo, an ordained minister of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa, has been on staff at UKZN for 20 years now.“I have […]

Friends of CCT 

Amir Durić, Imam for the Syracuse Muslim community, focusses his doctoral research on the impact that accommodations such as flexible space and scheduling for daily worship have on Muslim student success.

By Brian Konkol, Syracuse University  One of the many joys of my role as Dean of Hendricks Chapel is the opportunity to guide and support nine chaplaincies, each of which includes dynamic chaplains that serve Syracuse University by drawing from their various traditions and practices to build community, explore belief, provide guidance, lead rituals, facilitate […]

Sharing the vision of CCT through Community engagement 

On Sunday 27th and Monday 28th March CCT Director Professor Simangaliso Kumalo addressed the Central District Preachers Convention on Forgiveness and Healing in a hurting South Africa. He also took the time to share with them the programmes offered at School of Religion Philosophy and Classics at UKZN and also distributed pamphlets about the school.