Welcome to the RESEARCH website of the Centre for Contextual Ministry.
For information on the courses offered by the Centre, click here

“The goal of research is not the interpretation of the world, but the organization of transformation.” 

– (Chatterton et al., 2010:261)

RESEARCH THEMES

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Just faith: Glocal Responses to Planetary Urbanization

Volume editor: Stephan de Beer Synopsis The purpose of this scholarly book is to expand the body of...

A praxis-based approach to theological training in Cape Town – Selena D. Headley

A training programme that employs the use of the pastoral cycle, leading practitioners into a...

Faith-based action and urban regeneration – Stephan de Beer

After describing the challenges, myths, exclusions and opportunities of urban regeneration, this article explores the...

The Tshwane Homeless Summit as dramaturgy: A contextual, trans-disciplinary epistemology from below – Wayne Renkin & Stephan de Beer

In this article we propose a contextual, trans-disciplinary epistemology from below, as explored through the...

Engaging with homelessness in the City of Tshwane: Ethical and practical considerations – Inge Kriel

Policies and practices aimed at developing more engaged universities that are responsive to the needs...

‘Not just numbers!’ Homeless people as potential economic contributors in Tshwane – Lukwikilu Credo Mangayi

Statistics on homelessness in the City of Tshwane fail to give us ideas about the...

Homelessness in Pretoria: Exploring the survival challenges of the homeless and their right to the city – Inge Kriel, Miriam Júlia Paulo Tembe...

This article documents the biographies of 60 homeless people from a range of different backgrounds...