In this Festschrift we want to both celebrate Professor Dr. Martin Prozesky’s academic career as student and scholar in Religious Studies and Ethics, and his substantial impact on South Africans of all walks of life through his thought, publications, and practical ethics training in the academy, and in the corporate and public domains. This comes after nearly 50 years since he started teaching Comparative Religion in the then Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1969, and also 40 years, since he started as Senior Lecturer in 1977, at the then University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg campus, teaching Philosophy of Religion in the Depart-ment of Divinity1.

Published: 2018-01-01

Editorial and Introduction


Johannes A Smit, Denzil Chetty
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Page 1-14

The Ethical and Spiritual Project of Martin Prozesky: Influences and Interests

Maniraj Sukdaven
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Page 15-40

Religion and Theology from South Africa

World Religions in the World

David Chidester
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Page 41-53

Christian Humanism, Progressive Christianity, and Social Transformation

John de Gruchy
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Page 54-69

Learning from Black Theology

Basil Moore
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Ethics and Spirituality in a Global Context

Gandhi: A Man for our Times?

Judith Brown
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Page 96-111

Ethics from the African Context

Can Ethics be Taught?

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Page 207-223

Historical Perspectives on Theology

Theology and God

‘What makes you think Theology is a subject?’

Trevor Williams
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Page 250-259

God and Universities

John B Cobb Jr
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Page 260-276

Towards the Future

Tomorrow’s Ethics in a Globalizing World

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Page 307-319