HTS Volume 64, Number 2 (2008)

HTS Volume 64, Number 2 (2008)

 

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  • Khechane, M.M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    In an environment which is ethically and from a human rights point of view overly sensitive and in which interculturism is becoming more and more a norm, pastoral care practitioners need to be committed to providing ...
  • O'Kennedy, D.F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article investigates the concept of divine forgiveness as illustrated in Psalm 25, especially verse 11. Psalm 25:11 is one of only four references in the Psalms where the Hebrew stem (forgive is found). Scholars agree ...
  • Krueger, Paul (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The birth narrative in Genesis 29:31-30:24 is a coherent mini drama in its own right, although it is embedded in the patriarchal narratives and as such furnishes important background to the unfolding drama in Jacob's house. ...
  • Lombaard, C.J.S. (Christo) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    In this paper, a new interpretation of the Genesis 22:1-19 account is offered. Based on the new view of biblical historiography as anecdotal (Frykenberg), and drawing on the author’s own recent studies on the historical ...
  • Du Toit, Louise (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    ATKV/SA AKADEMIEPRYS BESTE ARTIKEL 2008: This article considers the importance of the feminine of the divine (or ‘the goddess’) from the perspective of a philosophy of sexual difference, as the latter is proposed mainly ...
  • Viljoen, Francois P. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The phenomena of dreams and the star of Bethlehem in Matthew’s birth narrative have intrigued scholars through the ages. Scholarship in this regard went through the stages of identifying the origin of the material and of ...
  • Elliott, John Huxtable (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    Addressing a hostile situation that called for courageous and exemplary leaders, the letter of 1 Peter employed in 5:1-5 a cluster of vocabulary and images (elders, overseers/exercise oversight, shepherds, flock) representing ...
  • Terreblanche, Salomon Johannes (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article explores the tension between history and salvation as theme in contemporary social and humanist philosophy. Special reference is made to Emmanuel Levinas’ work in order to delineate the scope of the questions ...
  • Duling, Dennis C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    In this article historical criticism, rhetorical criticism and ethnicity theory are combined to interpret Paul’s boasting about his ethnicity in 2 Corinthians 11:22. Partition theory helps to establish the historical/social ...
  • Duling, Dennis C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This study is not an exercise in Vernon Robbin’s groundbreaking socio-rhetorical criticism as put forth in his impressive The Tapestry of Early Christian Discourse and Exploring the Texture of Texts. It does have much in ...
  • Schutte, P.J.W. (Philippus Jacobus Wilhelmus) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    This is a review article on George W E Nickelsburg’s book Resurrection, immortality, and eternal life in intertestamental Judaism and early Christianity. The aim of this article is to reflect on the results of Nickelsburg’s ...
  • Apostolides, Anastasia; Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    The aim of this study is to illustrate the ethnocentrism of Western thought by projecting its own science-oriented culture onto cultures with different beliefs. A comparative study between African witchcraft and the ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Schoeman, Roelf (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    The changing employment situation in South Africa is currently characterized by the various challenges it poses to individuals in the workplace, such as affirmative action, voluntary severance packages and discharges. ...
  • Labuschagne, Jacobus P. (Kobus) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    This study reflects on a new paradigm for church history. The traditional definition of church history, as a study of the growth and development of the church in all its facets, constricts church history to disclose too ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    This article aims at conversing with aspects of the contribution Pieter Craffert (New Testament scholar from the University of South Africa) has made in his book on the historical Jesus, The life of a Galilean shaman : ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    Public and ecclesial discourses influence opinions on the institution of heteronormative marriage. The term "discourse" indicates that private knowledge and experiences are made known in the public sphere. Against this ...
  • Verhoef, Eduard (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    It has been known for a long time that the history of Christianity has seen the incorporation of syncretistic elements. This is not at all exceptional. On the contrary, in order to grow, any religion necessarily fits in ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    The focus of the article is to show how the hegemony of heteronormativity compromises attempts at gay-friendly pastoral care and counselling with sexual minorities. Ecclesial resolutions with regard to same-sex relationships ...