The Honours programme may be taken with a specific focus in the following areas of specialisation or in combination:

Critical Issues in the Study of Religion: The Divine in Religions; Religions and Science; Method and Theory in the Study of Religion; Liberation Theologies in Religions.
Christianity: The Context of Early Christianity; The Bible as Literature; The Christian Tradition; Christianity and Contemporary Issues.

Islam and Arabic: Studies in Hadith; Islam and Gender; Islamic Spiritual Traditions; Selected Arabic Texts (Tafsir); The Qur’an and its Major Themes; The Shari’ah and Constitutional Democracies; Critical Issues in Contemporary Islam

African Indigenous Religions: African Spirituality; Indigenous Religions and Ecology; The Influence of Modernization on African Indigenous Religion; African Indigenous Religion and other Indigenous Religions of the World.

Hebrew – Aramaic and Judaica Related Themes: Biblical Texts; Mishnah and Talmud; Targums and Interpretative Texts; Judaism and Contemporary Issues.

Admission requirements

Religion 3 or an equivalent qualification in any of the areas of specialisation listed below is a prerequisite.

Contact details

Name: Ms Charlene Louw
Tel: 559 3259 / Email:

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Feb 2020
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