Monthly Archives: September 2015

Paper: Pilgrimage Sanctification through Effective Communication, by Nico de Klerk

Nico de Klerk, in his paper presented at the SSCS meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2015, describes the importance of spiritual practices for the Reformed Church, in particular the practice of pilgrimage. His essay makes the following two statements: Pilgrimage has a … Continue reading

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Paper: Medical Science and Spirituality in Dialogue, by Marlene Martin

Marlene Martin’s paper, presented at the SSCS meeting held in Johannesburg, South Africa in May 2015, reports on research that found “that there are those who exercise a spirit or attitude of entitlement to healing and perfect health and this spirit of entitlement … Continue reading

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Article: Transformations: The World Religions Survey through an Adjunct Feminist Lens, by Alison Downie

In an article appearing in Teaching Theology & Religion (18, 3, July 2015: 193-206), Alison writes about her attempts to offer opportunities for transformative learning by her students, an approach supported by training as a feminist theologian. Here is the abstract: This essay describes a transformation … Continue reading

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