Call for papers

Dear Colleagues, The Global Network for Public Theology (GNPT) is pleased to announce the call for papers for the sixth triennial consultation on “Public Theologies in Vibrating Cities: Precious and Precarious” which will be held in Curitiba, Brazil from Monday 03 to Thursday 06 October 2022. Cities vibrate, shine, resonate. They are vibrant, tourist brochures tell usContinue reading “Call for papers”

Building inclusive communities

Is it possible for everyone to experience a sense of belonging? Why is there an increasing sense of exclusion in many sectors of society? What might it take for us to create inclusive communities? This webinar addresses these questions from various perspectives to highlight instances of exclusion in global development paradigms, in our institutions andContinue reading “Building inclusive communities”

Equipping Public Theologians for the Common Good

This event launches the open access public theology resources aimed at equipping member churches for engagement for the common good The in the open-access resource revolves around the topic of public theology and is the result of cooperation between the Berlin Institute for Public Theology in Germany, the Beyers Naudé Institute for Public Theology inContinue reading “Equipping Public Theologians for the Common Good”

GNPT greets Nico Koopman on his 60th birthday

The Global Network of Public Theology greets Prof. Nico Koopman, co-founder and first Chair of the Network, on his 60th birthday, together with his wife, Skatty, and all his family, as well as Stellenbosch University, which he serves as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-Rector for Social Impact, Transformation and Personnel of Stellenbosch University. An online BirthdayContinue reading “GNPT greets Nico Koopman on his 60th birthday”

Call for Working Groups

Cities vibrate, shine, resonate. They are vibrant, tourist brochures tell us – lively, that is, interesting for those who seek for good food, nightlife, and entertainment. But much more than that, public life is vibrating. What do these vibrations mean? What kind of vibrations are we feeling? Which ones are we systematically closing our sensesContinue reading “Call for Working Groups”

Save the date

The next consultation of the Global Network for Public Theology will be held at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná at Curitiba, Brazil (PUCPR), a 2 million inhabitants’ city in the southern state of Paraná, at an altitude of nearly 1.000 meters over sea level. It is a fairly pleasant climate with refreshing nights andContinue reading “Save the date”

The 2019 conference in Bamberg

September 23rd–26th, 2019 “Place and Space: Theological perspectives on living in the world” Consultation of the Global Network for Public Theology at the Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Research-Centre for Public Theology, University of Bamberg Conference report by Dr Calvin D. Ullrich One might say that one of the challenges of ‘Public Theologies of Space and Place’ is to resist,Continue reading “The 2019 conference in Bamberg”

From Stellenbosch to Bamberg

Handing over leadership of the Global Network for Public Theology. Prof Wabel will serve as the hosting chair of the next Global Network for Public Theology Consultation that will take place in Bamberg in 2019. Dr Dion Forster who served as the acting host Chair, on behalf of Prof Dr Nico Koopman, received the Indonesian batik cloth,Continue reading “From Stellenbosch to Bamberg”