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Violence, truth and prophetic silence : religion and the quest for a South African common good : a compilation of papers presented at the twenty-third symposium of the Research Institute for Theology and Religion (Unisa) held at the University of South Africa in Pretoria on 3 and 4 June 1999 / editor, C. W. du Toit.

By: Research Institute for Theology and Religion. Symposium (23rd : 1999 : Pretoria, South Africa).
Contributor(s): Du Toit, C. W.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Pretoria : Research Institute for Theology and Religion, Unisa, c2000Description: viii, 190 p. : charts (1 folding) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 186888127X.Subject(s): South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1994- | Violence -- South Africa | Violence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Church and social problems -- South Africa | South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission | Criminal statistics -- South Africa
Contents:
An ethic for the common good / M. H. Prozesky -- Roots of violence : is a South African common good possible? / C. W. du Toit -- Apartheid and the TRC : an analysis of scapegoat mechanisms in light of the thought of René Girard / F. D. Smith -- Listening for the prophetic voices : Where have all the prophets gone? Prophetic silences and the incapacity of religions to take us forward / C. Mayson -- Where have all the prophets gone? : Prophetic silence and the incapacity of religions to take us forward / H. J. C. Pieterse -- The civic role for the common good / T. Modise -- Violence and the church : tales of hope / R. L. Peterson -- The role of religion and theology / R. G. Helmick, SJ -- God weeps with us! / R. Bersin -- The question of individualism in urban Africa / W. P. Gregory -- Statistics, perspectives and perceptions : interpreting crime and violence in South Africa / J. J. Claasen.
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An ethic for the common good / M. H. Prozesky -- Roots of violence : is a South African common good possible? / C. W. du Toit -- Apartheid and the TRC : an analysis of scapegoat mechanisms in light of the thought of René Girard / F. D. Smith -- Listening for the prophetic voices : Where have all the prophets gone? Prophetic silences and the incapacity of religions to take us forward / C. Mayson -- Where have all the prophets gone? : Prophetic silence and the incapacity of religions to take us forward / H. J. C. Pieterse -- The civic role for the common good / T. Modise -- Violence and the church : tales of hope / R. L. Peterson -- The role of religion and theology / R. G. Helmick, SJ -- God weeps with us! / R. Bersin -- The question of individualism in urban Africa / W. P. Gregory -- Statistics, perspectives and perceptions : interpreting crime and violence in South Africa / J. J. Claasen.

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