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Beyers Naude: the compassionate dissident Afrikaner

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dc.date.accessioned 2021-03-08T16:15:53Z
dc.date.available 2021-03-08T16:15:53Z
dc.date.issued 2021-03-08 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/15866
dc.description.abstract Anti-apartheid activist, cleric and theologian Christiaan Frederick Beyers 'Oom Bey' Naude was a principled Christian who followed his conscience despite significant opposition from his family and community. He was born into a prominent Afrikaner nationalist family,1 and was named after Boer nationalist and war hero Christiaan Frederik Beyers. Naudes father, Jozua Francois Naude, had served under General Beyers in the South African War of 1899 to 1902 between the British and the Boers, as a soldier and official pastor. Jozua Naudes choice of name for his son reflected the deep resentment that Afrikaners still felt against the British for the war, and their treatment of Afrikaner non-combatant women and children.2 It was also a period in which the burghers of the Boer republics were rebelling against the Union government order to fight on the side of Britain against Germany in World War I. General Beyers, who was one of the leaders of the rebellion, drowned in the Vaal River while fleeing from the Union forces in December 1914. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher BestRed en
dc.subject NAUDE en
dc.subject BEYERS en
dc.subject INTELLIGENTSIA en
dc.subject POLITICS en
dc.subject APARTHEID en
dc.title Beyers Naude: the compassionate dissident Afrikaner en
dc.type Chapter in Monograph en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2020/21 en
dc.ResearchGroup Developmental, Capable and Ethical State en
dc.SourceTitle The fabric of dissent: public intellectuals in South Africa en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Reddy, V. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Bohler-Muller, N. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Houston, G. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Schoeman, M. en
dc.SourceTitle.Editor Thuynsma , H. en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 11807 en
dc.PageNumber 142-146 en
dc.outputnumber 10952 en
dc.bibliographictitle Houston, G. (2020) Beyers Naude: the compassionate dissident Afrikaner. In: Reddy, V., Bohler-Muller, N., Houston, G., Schoeman, M. & Thuynsma , H. (eds).<i>The fabric of dissent: public intellectuals in South Africa</i>. Cape Town: BestRed. 142-146. en
dc.publicationyear 2020 en
dc.contributor.author1 Houston, G. en


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