Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 22 Issue 2 (2001)

Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 22 Issue 2 (2001)

 

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  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    In this article the author argues that there is a need for a new "official" translation of the Bible. He discusses modern trends in Bible translation. He also evaluates Afrikaans translations of the Bible on the basis ...
  • Nel, Marius Johannes (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The tales in the Book of Daniel (Dan 1-6) do not have typical apocalyptic features. The tales form part of a book that also includes visions (Dan 7-12) that exhibit definite apocalyptic features. The question is posed: ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This article deals with some aspects of the historical Abraham. Reference is made to an Afrikaans author, Karel Schoeman, and his novel, "Verliesfontein". In this work Schoeman attempts to enter the history of a town and ...
  • De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Die kerk kan die huidige debat oor ekonomiese globalisering nie ignoreer nie. Die debat het nie net te doen met die suiwer ekonomiese vraag of dit die mees effektiewe ekonomiese stelsel is waaroor ons tans beskik nie. Dit ...
  • Joubert, Stephan Jacobus, 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Modern Bible translations are often more sensitive to the needs of their intended readers than to the right of biblical texts to be heard on their own terms as religious artefacts from the ancient Mediterranean world. Since ...
  • Mare, Leonard P. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Christians tend to be horrified and embarrassed by the bloodthirstiness of Psalm 137, especially in the light of Jesus' command to forgive one's enemies. A prayer, which rejoices in the cold blooded murder of innocent ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Psalms are songs that have principal importance in Jewish and Christian traditions; in the Eastern Orthodox and Western churches; in the Roman Catholic tradition and numerous Reformed divisions. Contemplation on this rich ...
  • Human, Lourens H.; Muller, Julian C.; Liebenberg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The authors of this article explore the possibility of using imagination instead of so-called objective truths in human decision making. They argue that imagination plays a role even if one operates with the objectivist ...
  • Negrov, Alexander I. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This study attempts to identify the issues that are specifically important for an understanding of biblical interpretation within the Russian Orthodox Church. Its purpose is not to advocate pro or contra Russian biblical ...
  • Dolamo, R.T.H. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The Church as we understand it, is an alternative community to the State because it has been borne out of the single most important event of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead (Pannenberg 1972:87). The Church ...
  • De Klerk, Barend Jacobus, 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The African Renaissance concerns the moral, cultural and spiritual transformation of the African human being. Liturgy has a decisive impact on the vision, aspirations and hopes of the believer. Therefore, liturgy can have ...
  • Bos, Rein, 1955- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This article offers a contribution to the homiletical anthropology. It is an attempt to correct certain elements of the classical reformed vision, where human beings are theologically defined as sinners. About human relations, ...
  • Britz, Johannes J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Information poverty does not only pertain to the lack of essential information, but can also be defined as a condition of life where the majority of people within a specific context do not have the means nor the skills ...
  • Van Niekerk, A.S. (Attie) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The relation between theology in the Dutch Reformed Church and the African world is discussed with reference to: (a) the relation between theology in the Dutch Reformed Church and science, and specifically the university ...
  • Barnard, Marcel, 1957- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The publication of a new service book of the reformed and Lutheran churches in the Netherlands, and of a new liturgical handbook, have given the science of liturgy in that country a new impulse. The development of the ...
  • Vorster, J.N. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The early Christian martyr is usually only seen in terms of testimony or witness. It is argued that a political technology of the body enables us to see the manner in which the pained body of the early Christian martyr ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This article consists of four sections. Firstly, it reflects on the public debate regarding Jesus' alleged illegitimacy. The article argues that illegitimacy here refers to fatherlessness. Secondly, Joseph is focused on. ...
  • Steenberg, P.F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Christ is presented as a solution to suffering in first Peter. This is achieved by way of three main arguments. Firstly, a new identity is developed of which Christ forms the center. Secondly, the author provides hope, ...