Recent Submissions

  • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2019 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
    January 2020 marks the beginning of the implementation of the new JCTR strategic plan. As JCTR we want to continue to be active in promoting an enculturated faith, values, environmental stewardship, human rights and ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2019 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
    We are blessed with articles traversing a wide range of issues. We encourage JCTR readers to take time to read all the articles presented in this issue of JCTR Bulletin. In this editorial allow me to briefly share with ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2019 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
    Like in our previous issue of JCTR Bulletin, we are once again blessed with articles traversing a wide range of issues. We encourage JCTR readers to take time to read all seven articles presented in this issue of JCTR ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 1st Quarter 2019 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2019)
    This is the first issue of JCTR Bulletin this year. We are blessed with articles traversing a wide range of issues. We encourage JCTR readers to take time to read all seven articles presented in this issue of JCTR Bulletin. ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2011 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011)
    We have come to the end of 2011! This has been an eventful as well as a defining year for Africa’s political landscape. The innate yearn for justice by peoples in their respective countries manifested itself in gallant ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2011 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011)
    A few weeks ago Zambia witnessed yet another relatively peaceful change of government, the first having been in 1991 when multiparty democracy was introduced. Needless to say, this phenomenon is unprecedented in the African ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2011 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2011)
    Three months ago, the constitution making-process in Zambia came to another halt when the proposed Constitution Bill did not get the two-thirds endorsement it required to pass in Parliament. This was an inauspicious ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2010 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010)
    The fourth quarter in Zambia, since 2009, is occupied with discussions of the National Budget and how Government is going to implement its programmes in the coming year. It is worth noting that before then Budget discussions ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2010 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (2010)
    The key event in the third quarter of 2010 at JCTR was the blessing of the new JCTR Offices and the installation of the new JCTR Director, Fr. Leonard Chiti, S.J., on 10 September. After working as JCTR Director for ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2010 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2010)
    The second quarter of 2010 in Zambia presented very interesting challenges in the governance situation in Zambia. Three key situations presented themselves. First, the Draft Zambian Constitution was released on 18 June ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2009 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2009)
    As I stood on a dusty, sunny, and crowded arena in Chikuni Mission, Monze, watching the flamboyant dance and attires of the Mukanzubo Kalinda Cultural Centre, I couldn’t refrain from thinking about how culture (traditional ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2009 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2009)
    The second quarter of 2009 was an interesting one but also an annoying one. Debates on the global financial crisis and development aid occupied most of the second quarter in Zambia. The quarter was interesting because ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2017 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
    This is the final issue of JCTR Bulletin this year. We are blessed with articles traversing a wide range of issues. Arguably there is an underlying theme of active citizenship running throughout all the articles. An ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 4th Quarter 2016 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2016)
    In the last issue we acknowledge the violence in the August general elections. Zambia has continued to experience pockets of post-election political violence amongst supporters of different political parties. In some ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 3rd Quarter 2017 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
    Leadership has always been in the limelight when it comes to addressing issues at any level of organisation. We speak of leadership in a home, or in a local community, or in a nation, and amongst a group of nations. Most ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2017 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
    The lead articles in this issue of JCTR Bulletin address the issue of ecological crisis from the point of view of offering some response to this global issue. The authors of the three lead articles suggest how to address ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 2nd Quarter 2016 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2016)
    With the political campaigns reaching a vertex, campaign materials can be seen all around the streets of Lusaka and I’m sure the same can be said for other parts of the country. Various presidential candidates are working ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 1st Quarter 2018 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2018)
    This is the first issue of JCTR Bulletin this year. This year, 2018 marks 30 years of the JCTR’s dedicated service to promoting the fullness of human life for all, as the Centre was established in 1988. Beginning with ...
  • JCTR Bulletin 1st Quarter 2017 

    Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection (Jesuit Centre for Theological Reflection, 2017)
    A warm welcome to our first quarterly bulletin in 2017. Once more, I am pleased to share with you articles on different subjects affecting communities at various levels. Francis Simui in his article on early childhood, ...