11
Apr
Reformed Spirituality and the Spirit of Reconciliation: A South African Journey
with Professor Piet Meiring

You are warmly invited to a public lecture on Wednesday 11 April by Professor Piet Meiring on the topic: Reformed Spirituality and the Spirit of Reconciliation: A South African Journey.

Piet Meiring looks back on many years of reconciliation in the South African context, including his services on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He offers a unique insider's view of events in 1990s South Africa, and reflection on lessons learned along the way.

Get your home group together, or come along yourself, to what promises to be an informative evening!

Where Henderson Campus
When 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Cost FREE & open to the public
RSVP by Monday 9 April to events@laidlaw.ac.nz

About the Speaker

Piet MeiringBorn in Johannesburg, Professor Meiring studied at the University of Pretoria and the Free University, Amsterdam. He was ordained minister of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC). After serving as Professor in Church History and Missiology at the University of the North, and having been pastor of two Pretoria congregations of the DRC, he was appointed to the chair of Missiology at the University of Pretoria. From 1996-1998, Prof Meiring served with Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a restorative justice body assembled after the abolition of apartheid. He has travelled widely, and lectured in academic institutions in Europe, America, Africa, as well as in the Orient. He has acted as advisor on reconciliation issues in a number of countries. He is the author of 32 scholarly as well as popular books, and has contributed a wide range of articles to local and overseas magazines and newspapers.