Like some fantasies (including Lord of the rings and the Chronicles of Narnia), the Harry Potter
series by J.K. Rowling makes a social comment on a particular dominant discourse within
a particular sociocultural context. ...
Apostolides, Anastasia; Dreyer, Yolanda(Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
The aim of this study is to illustrate the ethnocentrism of Western
thought by projecting its own science-oriented culture onto cultures
with different beliefs. A comparative study between African
witchcraft and the ...
This article will argue that the recent turn towards lived theology or religion in practical
theology can offer a useful hermeneutic to interpret the impact of the Harry Potter series on
the spiritual formation and ...
South African society is grappling with the challenges of post-apartheid expectations within
a ‘rainbow nation’. As a result of this rainbow nation, many people have to deal with
fragmented identities and spiritualities. ...