Dr. Nadine Bowers Du Toit
12noon Community Conversation
7:30pm Public Lecture (Reception to follow)
Both events at the Bass Conference Center at Brite Divinity School
Prof Nadine Bowers Du Toit is an Associate Professor in ‘Theology and Development’ (Dept. Practical Theology & Missiology) at the Faculty of Theology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She is also the former Dean and Head of the Department of Community Development at Cornerstone Institute (formerly Cornerstone Christian College). She holds a PhD in Practical Theology (Theology and Development) and has published close to 30 articles and chapters in both local and international journals and books. Nadine’s research has focused on the role of faith communities in addressing issues of social injustice and poverty and her most recent projects have been funded by grants from the National Research Foundation and the Nagel Centre for World Christianity. Besides lecturing, publishing and supervising post graduate students, Nadine is often invited to address congregations, church leaders and Faith Based Organizations on this topic. She sees herself as an activist academic always seeking to push for space for more voices to be heard and also chairs both the Community Engagement and Transformation Committees within the school of Theology. Nadine also serves on the boards of two Non-Governmental Organisations and is the current chairperson of the Practical Theology Society of South Africa. She is married to Andries and they have an 8-year-old daughter, Daniela.