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Norwegian–South African cultural resurgence during the second World War (1939–1345)
(South African Society for Cultural History, 2013)
Although residents of Norwegian birth or ancestry were never a large ethnic group in South Africa, they made determined efforts to preserve aspects of their cultural heritage. After Norway was occupied by forces of the ...
Christianity and secularisation in South Africa: probing the possible link between modernisation and secularisation
(Edinburgh University Press, 2013)
The secularisation theory of Max Weber states that modernisation inevitably leads to the decline of religion. This theory has in recent years been challenged by the desecularisation theories of various sociologists and ...
Die noodsaak van Skrifgefundeerde vaderskap as antwoord op die voortslepende probleem van vaderafwesigheid in Suid-Afrika
(Vereniging vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, 2016)
The absence of any parent in a family system causes a vacuum with respect to the parenting role and it affects the family's ability to function effectively. In the South African context father absence is on the increase ...
Ubuntu, koinonia and diakonia, a way to reconciliation in South Africa?
This article seeks to contribute to the process of reconciliation in South Africa. This is achieved by firstly exploring the meaning of ubuntu as a common culture or religion under a large percentage of South Africa’s ...
Spiritual leaders’ experiences of a comprehensive HIV stigma reduction intervention
HIV is a deadly reality in South African communities, where people living with HIV (PLWH) do not only face physical sickness but also severe stigmatisation. Literature shows that spiritual leaders (religious leaders/traditional ...