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Youth marginalisation as a faith-based concern in contemporary South African society: Introducing a research contribution
The aim of this article is to introduce a special collection of articles focused on the topic ‘Youth marginalisation as a faith-based concern in contemporary South African society’. In meeting this aim the discussion ...
Social capital, religious social capital and the missing element of religious ritual
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2017)
This article was written to contribute towards developing a suitable conceptual framework for meeting the overarching research aim of developing a more profound empirically informed interpretation of the manner and extent ...
Young people at the margins in Pretoria Central: Are the faith-based organisations making a difference?
The authors’ recent case study work in Pretoria Central as part of the international research project ‘Youth at the margins’ (YOMA) constitutes the focus of this article. From this vantage point, the authors offer a ...
Youth, faith, climate change and environmental consciousness: A case for sustainable development
Climate change and environmental destruction are amongst the most threatening challenges to humanity and sustainable development globally. Young people find themselves right in the centre of debates about ecological ...
The Seventh-Day Adventist church and the quest for transformational development in contemporary Nigeria perspectives from an empirical study
(Southern African Missiological Society, 2022)
This article discusses the findings of an empirical study that investigated the attitudes of different sections of the membership of the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church to the socio-economic and political struggles ...
African Pentecostal churches and racialized xenophobia: International migrants as agents of transformational development?
Scholarship on Pentecostal potential and practice forms a significant part of the debate on religion and development, not least when the focus is on sub-Saharan Africa. Yet in this debate African Pentecostal migrant communities ...