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Thuli Madonsela speaks at Theological Day
Author: Helette van der Westhuizen
Published: 23/01/2018

Those interested are cordially invited to the Theological Day, the start of the academic year of the Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University (SU). It will take place on Monday 5 February 2018 from 09:00 to12:30 in the Attie van Wijk Auditorium at the Faculty of Theology, 171 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch.

The theme is: Daring speech and action in a time like this: Theology, ethics and civil courage. South Africa's former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela will be the opening speaker. Prof Madonsela recently took up her new position as Chair in Social Justice in the Law Faculty of SU. Rev Courtney Sampson, Head of the Western Cape Independent Electoral Commission will be the speaker after tea. Rev Sampson is also a licensed active priest serving in the Anglican Diocese of Saldanha Bay. A panel with Revs Jeanet Sibanda, Hanzline Davids and Allan Storey will offer a short reflection on the theme from their specific contexts and ministry. The program allows adequate opportunity for discussion.

Attendance is free and all are welcome! Please note that limited parking is available at the faculty and guests are advised to park in The Avenue or on the banks of the Eerste River (opposite Paul Roos Gymnasium). Please allow ample time for traffic.

The welcoming church service of the faculty will take place on Sunday 4 February 2018 at 19:00 at the Rhenish Church on the Braak, Stellenbosch. Prof Reggie Nel, new dean at the Faculty of Theology is the preacher and Dr Andries Daniels is the liturgist.

Enquiries: Helette, e-mail, tel 021 808 9560.