Professor Jaco Beyers

Jaco Beyers

CMR 1900 project
Section Editor, Southern and Eastern Africa

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Professor Beyers is Associate Professor in the Department of Science of Religion and Missiology at the University of Pretoria. 


He completed his PhD on the topic of syncretism as possible outcome in the encounter between religions at the University of Pretoria (2002).  His research interests and expertise include Religions of the world, Theology of Religion, Theology of Religions and Religion in Society. As a scholar of religions in the multi-cultural society of South Africa, the relationship of Christianity with other religions, particular with Islam, has become an important focal point of his research. He is currently the programme manager of Biblical and Religion Studies at the University of Pretoria.