HTS Volume 64, Number 4 (2008)

HTS Volume 64, Number 4 (2008)

 

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  • Muller, Julian C.; De Koker, W. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The eastern suburbs of Pretoria is a white, mainly Afrikaans speaking and Dutch Reformed community with a relatively high level of education and income and a mostly stable family life. Religion is important to most of the ...
  • Weren, Wim J.C. (Wilhelmus Johannes Cornelis) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    The use of violence in punishing adultery in Biblical texts (Deuteronomy 22:13-29 and John 7:53-8:11). In this article, the focus is on the extent to which in biblical texts violence is deemed acceptable in punishing ...
  • Verheyden, Jozef (Joseph) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    An irenic dialogue with Wim Weren about violence in John 7:53-8:11. This essay engages in a dialogue with Wim Weren's contribution in this volume. It first discusses some hermeneutical perspectives on violence in the ...
  • Van Houwelingen, P.H.R. (Pieter Harry Robert), 1955- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    A godfighter becomes a fighter for God. The Pastoral Letters refer twice, in biographical notes, to the religious past of the apostle Paul. In 1 Timothy 1 he is qualified as "a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent ...
  • Kok, Jacobus (Kobus); Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    Violence in a gospel of love. The perspective of the Gospel of John on violence against Jesus and his disciples. This article is the first of two articles in which violence in the Gospel of John is discussed. In these ...
  • Henten, J.W. van (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    Religion, Bible and violence. This contribution is the slightly adapted introductory lecture given at the conference on the New Testament and Violence held in Stellenbosch from 21-23 January 2008. The lecture offers a ...
  • Nicklas, Tobias (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    The Bible in anti-Semitic contexts. The article focuses on the (ab-)use of New Testament texts in the time of National Socialism. After a definition of central terms, it describes how anti-Semitic authors interpreted ...
  • Kok, Jacobus (Kobus); Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    The reaction of Jesus and his disciples to violence in the Gospel of John. This article is the second of two articles in which violence in the Gospel of John is discussed. It is argued that Jesus' disciples used techniques ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    Jesus and violence: Mark 12:1-12 (and par) and Thomas 65. As an advanced agrarian (aristocratic) society, first-century Palestine's social fabric was built on systemic tensions and conflicts between the elite (rulers) and ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-11)
    ATKV/SA AKADEMIEPRYS BESTE ARTIKEL 2008. The aim of this article is to argue that Paul's denunciation of vengeance should be seen as the outcome of a personal transformation from an apocalyptic destructive thinking with ...