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Collection Index:KRAFT, Rev. Richard Austin 1970-1980
Collection Name:Rev. Richard Austin KRAFT Papers
AB2874 KRAFT, Rev Richard Austin. (later Bishop of Pretoria)  
  
 Copyright 2006, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 
  
 Canon Richard Austin Kraft was educated in the USA and came to Pietermaritzburg in 1961. He was Director of Christian Education in Zululand from 1968-1974 and Provincial Director of Education from 1977-1979 after which he became Dean of St Alban's Cathedral, Pretoria. In 1982 he was consecrated Bishop of Pretoria  
 These papers are mainly about Christian Education, welfare projects in Zululand and projects for overcoming racial prejudice in church people. 
  
 Papers 1970-1980 6 boxes 
  
Correspondence (general) 3 files 1971-1976 
  
Provincial Department of (Christian) Education 2f 1970-1977 
 Minutes, correspondence, suggestions for training programmes, reports, proposals. 
 (See also: Department of Education records 1966-1977 and Department of Training for Ministry in the PEO files: AB2668.) 
  
Diocese of Zululand Christian Education Committee 1f 1966-1973 
 Includes reports of Christian education in Zululand by R Kraft, minutes of meetings, information on Diocesan Challenge Groups. Correspondents include Bill Johnston (Kambula Mission) HS Seke, Bishop Alphaeus Zulu. 
  
Zululand Churches Health and Welfare Association (previously Zululand Diocesan Health and Welfare Association) 2f 1967-1975 
 Minutes of meetings, reports of activities and of training courses (and examples of training given eg in committee members' functions and responsibilities), some reports of projects eg dressmaking and knitting projects 
  
Zululand Council of Churches 1f 1972-1976 
 Minutes, newsletters, reports of meetings and projects, mainly welfare and education and training 
  
Theological Education 1f 1975-1976 
 Includes: minutes of the National Committee for theological education 1975, minutes of the Federal Theological Seminary and St Peter's College (1975-76), draft syllabuses for the Theological Education Extension programme (TEE) (See also Department of Training for Ministries in PEO records, AB2668) 
  
Human Relations and Reconciliation Programme 1f 1970-1972 
 Programme to change racial attitudes and promote community development among the underprivileged. (From Provincial Synod 1970 Resolution on racial attitudes) Reports, introductory notes for parish groups. See also: Challenge groups. 
  
Self-supporting ministry 1f 1972-1976 
 Correspondence, some from individuals wanting to train for self-supporting ministry and some study material, regulation for self-supporting ministry. 
  
David Poynton Education Trust 1f 1976 
 Draft trust deed, minutes, application form for applying for fmancial assistance from the D Poynton Memorial Fund 
  
Joint Educational Development 1f 1973-1976 
 Reports and meetings of an organisation convened by CUC in 1970, with a view to interdenominational educational projects aiming at church unity 
  
Miscellaneous educational initiatives 
K1 Christian Education Leadership Training (CELT) 1f 1971-1975 
 Minutes and records of 'CELT" which provided training in human relationships especially for church leaders 
K2 The Association of Consultants and Trainers (TACT) 1f 1972-1974 
 Constitution and minutes of an organisation for training the trainers for 'human relationship' courses as in 'K1'. 
K3 Wilgespruit Fellowship Centre 1f 1973-1976 
 Correspondence and reports, also information on PROD (Personal Relations and Organisational Development Programme) 'an undertaking by people to become more human and be in community with others'.