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Philippus Andries Bothma

Philippus Andries Bothma, South African Health facility administrator. Avocation: amateur radio. M C. Member South African Medical Association.


Bothma, Philippus Andries was born on December 12, 1937 in Vereniging, Transvaal, South Africa. Son of Petrus Johannes and Margareta Aletta (Smuts) Bothma.


Doctor of Medicine, University Stallenbosch, South Africa, 1962.


Private practice, South Africa, 1963-1987;regional tuberculosis officer, Provincial Administration, South Africa, 1988-1989;medical superintendent, Psychiatric Hospital, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 1989-1990;senior medical superintendent, Port Elizabeth (South Africa) Provincial Hospital, 1992;senior medical superintendent, Uitenhage Provincial Hospital, Port Elizabeth, 1990-1991, 92-.


The bread and cup during Holy Communion symbolizes the broken body and shed blood of Christ that he offered for people the same way as he did for the disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.


Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.


Member South African Medical Association.


  • Other Interests

    Amateur radio.


Married Susanna Martha Van Dyk, January 12, 1962. Children: Lynette, Adele, Ilse, Armand.


God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.