The following notice was received from the South African Academy for Science and Art:
The Totius award is presented every three years for either an outstanding publication in Afrikaans or a series of outstanding publications in Afrikaans pertaning to Christian Theology and /or the study of the original languages of Scripture.
The award of 2016 is presented to Prof Koos Vorster emeritus professor of the Faculty of Theology, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus. Prof Koos Vorster is recognised for his extended list of contributions in Afrikaans; his research in the field of political theology; the role of the Church in South Africa in a time of transition; his development of a socially involved ethics on Reformed foundations and his research on the relation between the church, constitutional state and human rights.
Congratulations from the side of GST and the Faculty of Theology, NWU to prof Koos with this special award.