Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Groningen. The South African archbishop was nominated by the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies in honour of his remarkable chairmanship of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee and for his major social accomplishments in the field of healthcare.
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Brazil is currently the country with the most Catholics in the world, but it is predicted that Protestants will have outnumbered Catholics by 2035. The Pentecostal and Neo-Pentecostal Churches are growing in particular. These churches are...
Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He...
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