Focus: Ecumenical Perspectives on the development of the Society

Subprogramme leader: Dr Francois Muller



To further the Reformed approach to holistic mission;

To study the church in mission and new church planting, in different contexts;

To build out Christian apologetics the light of global trends


1.   Formation of Global Christianity

2.   Africanised Theology

3.   Missioned Church and Church planting

4.   Apologetics and the Cults

5.   Science and Faith

Research Chair:

A Research Chair was established in Pentecostalism and neo-Pentecostalism; led by Professor Marius Nel. Important reflection on the ecumenical landscape is touched upon.


Latest Publication by Prof Marius Nel - "Creation and Pentecostals Hermeneutical Considerations of Genesis 1-2" - ISBN (13): 978-1-575-6908-9

The Unit of Reformational Theology and the Development of the South African Society, Faculty of Theology, wish to congratulate Prof Marius Nel (research chair within our subprogramme Ecumenical Perspectives) with his latest achievement. Marius has received an invitation to participate in the following series, namely " De prediking van het Oude Testament- Een theologische commentaar onder redactie van Dr. A. Van Selms (†), Dr. A.S.van der Woude (†), Dr. C. Van Leeuwen (†). Dr. B.E.J.H. Becking en Dr. J.F. Mol". His contribution will soon be published after translation into the Dutch language.