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Finding voice, vocabulary and community. The UWC Student Movement 1972-1976
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2014-06)
This article delves into an activist vocabulary adopted by Coloured students at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in the early- to mid-1970s. It asks what language these students used to make meaningful in their ...
Faith as politics-and politics as faith: Beyers Naudé and Dag Hammarskjöld
(Faculty of the Humanities, University of the Free State, 2015-12)
This essay explores commonalities in the faith and political spirituality of Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961) and Beyers Naudé (1915-2004) on occasion of the hundredth birthday of “Oom Bey”, as Beyers Naudé was called by ...
Apartheid and the anticipation of apocalypse: the supreme strategies of the National Party government and the African National Congress, 1980-1989: an historical perspective
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2011)
By 1980 the National Party government of South Africa and the most prominent anti-apartheid organisation, the African National Congress (ANC), had moulded multidimensional strategies of epic proportions with which to seize ...
Afrikaanse historici as politieke kritici en koers-aanduiders
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2012)
Although professional historians usually concentrate on specific areas of research, they sometimes use their knowledge and understanding of history to give a perspective on contemporary events and provide guidelines ...
Tradition, modernism, and apartheid
(Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
In this article it is argued that apartheid, as idea-historical phenomenon, needs to be understood against the background of a short comparison between modern and premodern thought. Apartheid was, in many respects, a ...
Die Suid-Afrikaanse Kapelaansdiens (SAKD) en staatsbeleid tydens die Grensoorlog, 1966-1989
(Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
During the Border War (1966-1989), also known as the Bush War or the Namibian War of Independence, the accusation was made that chaplains serving in the South African Chaplaincy Service (SACHS) endorsed and propagated the ...