Exploring Child Theology Groups

Session 4- 'Reflections on Child Theology from (Southern) Africa'

Tuesday 30th January 2024  at 07.30 (GMT)- On Zoom

Shantelle Weber facilitated a discussion with other key thinkers from Africa. The session focussed on r esearch publications and community practice engaging children in Africa. They also reflected on current issues for both church and academy to consider in view of taking the voice of children seriously.  Below is the recording as well as some resources from the event. We hope that you find them useful and we hope to see you at a future event.


Introductions- 10mins
Presentations- 30mins
Discussion- 30mins
Future planning, suggestions, offer- 10mins
Close- 5mins


Hannelie Yates, Practical Theologian at North- West University, South Africa & chairperson of Child Theology Africa
Viola Fransman, Practical Theologian at Petra Institute, South Africa
Richard Lundie, Program leader and researcher at Sikunye, an initiative of Common Good, South Africa
Ruth Lundie, Lead: Church and FTD integration at Sikunye, an initiative of Common Good, South Africa
Shantelle Weber, Practical Theologian at Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Nathan Chiroma, Practical Theologian & Principal of Africa Theological College, Rwanda.  

Session 4

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