du Toit, Cornel

Cornel du Toit


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Cornel du Toit has headed the Research Institute for Theology and Religion (RITR) at the University of South Africa since 1993. He is project leader and co-founder of the South African Science and Religion Forum (SASRF). SASRF, which was launched in 1993, convenes annually and considers topics of importance in the debate from a South African perspective. Speakers of international renown usually participate in the seminars. SASRF does not favour any specific religion and accommodates speakers from different religious backgrounds. Du Toit is the author/editor of 25 books (12 SASRF conference volumes). His monograph, Viewed from the shoulders of God, deals with themes in science and religion. He is a member of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology.