HTS Volume 64, Number 3 (2008)

HTS Volume 64, Number 3 (2008)

 

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  • Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    The author of Hebrews heavily depends on the Pentateuch and the Psalms. The Pentateuch, for the most part, offers him material for reflection on redemptive history, and the Psalms provide his Christological material. The ...
  • De Villiers, Gerda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    The Book of the Twelve or the twelve minor prophets received scholarly attention through the ages. Historical criticism pointed out that these prophets lived in different times, in different historical situations and ...
  • Van Wyk, Tanya; Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article examines the current ecclesiology of the Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa (NHKA) with reference to the extent to which the church understands unity and catholicity as biblical indicatives and imperatives. ...
  • Labuschagne, Jacobus P. (Kobus) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    The aim of this article is to emphasize new trends in the interpretation of the Scriptures that were brought about by the Reformation and that were consequently made possible for the future. Reformation thinking and modern ...
  • Resane, Kelebogile Thomas; Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    The Emerging Apostolic Churches do not have a uniform church polity since the power of governance is claimed to be with the fivefold ministers, while at the same time embracing either the Episcopal, Presbyterial, or ...
  • Loba-Mkole, Jean-Claude (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article traces the rise and development of intercultural Biblical exegesis in Africa, especially with regard to New Testament interpretations. Different trends of Biblical exegesis practiced in Africa are explored, ...
  • Human, Dirk J.; Kim, Jeong Bong (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article argues that nagid indicates divinely sanctioned leader of Israel in 1 Samuel 9:1-10:16 and 11:1-11. The use of nagid is intricately interplayed with that of melek in the context of 1 Samuel 8-12. In the Saul ...
  • Dannhauser, Estelle Henrietta (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    N T Wright's extensive research on the subject of the historical Jesus has led him to the conclusion that the office of eschatological prophet passionately bent on delivering an urgent eschatological message is best suited ...
  • Cromhout, Markus (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article focuses on an investigation into the ethnic identity of first-century Galileans. Its aim is to argue that the Galileans were not descendents of northern Israelites but were mostly descendents of "Jews" who ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article consists of six sections. It illustrates the ambiguity in pastoral care with gay people in institutional Christian communities and how this ambiguity exacerbates the unhealed wound of gay people. It discusses ...
  • Van Wyk, B.J. (Barend Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    Church discipline has been a substantial part of Church Ordinances since the Geneva Church Ordinance of 1541, and was pursued and developed in the Netherlands and consequently also in South Africa. For obvious reasons ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    This article discusses three ways of reading the Bible that are evident in the current theological debate in South Africa: a fundamentalist, foundationalist and critical reading. A brief description and evaluation of the ...
  • Muller, Julian C.; Bosman, Lourens Lemmer (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    In this article the writers propose an alternative to modernistic linear and propositional ways of preaching. They argue that the context asks for preaching that is more in line with the dominant metaphors of the ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    The theme of the article is a revisiting of the understanding of Holy Scripture from a dogmatic viewpoint. It is the author’s conviction that the point of departure for such an exposition is revelation, which, of course, ...
  • Bae, Choon Sup; Van der Merwe, P.J. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    Ancestor worship is practiced in different forms around the world today, even in societies participating in the modern global economy. Ancestral beliefs are deeply dependent on the premise that the souls of the dead may ...