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Stephan de Beer

Show BioHide BioStephan de Beer is an urban theologian focusing on issues of faith in the city, and, more specifically, concerns himself with homelessness, housing and spatial justice. He directs the Centre for Contextual Ministry at the University of Pretoria and is Associate Professor in Practical Theology at the University of Pretoria. Before joining the University, he worked in an ecumenical faith-based organisation in the inner city of Pretoria, creating social and housing infrastructure in response to, and in partnership with, some of the city's most vulnerable communities (for other publications, see ccmresearch.org.za).

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We are failing the homeless community

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After the recent deaths of five homeless people, all in quick succession in our capital city of Pretoria, Stephan de Beer is reminded of a past discussion where it was clear that the issue needed to be addressed. But still, the reality is that nothing has chan... More »

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