HTS Volume 63, Number 2 (2007)

HTS Volume 63, Number 2 (2007)

 

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  • Cromhout, Markus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    Reconstructions of the historical Jesus are analyzed in terms of a proposed socio-cultural model of Judean ethnicity. At first an overview is given of the work of Meier and Crossan to establish the content they assigned ...
  • Botha, J. Eugene (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    This article explores the notion that some of the basic assumptions upon which textual criticism is built, like the quest for an “original text”, have serious flaws and that much of what has been attempted the last 300 ...
  • Abdool, A.; Potgieter, Ferdinand J.; Van der Walt, J.L.; Wolhuter, C. C. (Charl C.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    Social and civic conflict inspired by the fundamental convictions of different religious groups seems to be rife all over the world, also in schools. One way of addressing this problem is to promote inter-religious dialogue. ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The community of Q1 as prototype of the church in the New Testament The New Testament bears witness to a wide variety of communities, representing a spectrum of ideas and teachings about Jesus and the meaning of his life. ...
  • Kruger, J.S. (Jacobus Stefanus), 1940- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    This article argues that Empedocles was more than a pre-Socratic philosopher. His thinking was also essentially mystical and should be situated on a large map of metaphysical-mystical continuities with the following ...
  • Dreyer-Kruger, Anet (Anna) Elizabeth; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    Biblical models of marriage: A critical perspective The Christian marriage finds itself in a crisis. Churches worldwide are struggling to find answers to address the problem in their com-munities. The book of Adrian Thatcher ...
  • De Klerk, Barend Jacobus, 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    In Africa one out of three people suffers from undernourishment or malnutrition. In this respect the topical question whether Holy Communion and acts of charity to those who suffer from hunger can be linked. Jesus not only ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The aim of this article is to describe the multifarious facets of social-scientific critical exegesis. It consists of a discussion of the theoretical epistemological premises behind anthropological models employed in the ...
  • Dreyer-Kruger, Anet (Anna) Elizabeth; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    This research report consists of two articles. The first part is titled: Biblical models of marriage: A critical perspective. In the first article the book of Adrian Thatcher (1999) Marriage after modernity: Christian ...
  • Van Wyk, B.J. (Barend Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    It is generally accepted that John Calvin can be referred to as the founder of the presbyterial-synodal form of church government which is found in the Reformed Churches. It would therefore be appropriate to focus on ...
  • Meiring, Arnold Maurits (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    African theology can be understood as a theology from below – or rather, “as below, so above”. This phrase not only reflects the concept of ubuntu and the African partiality towards horizontal relationships, but may ...
  • Van Oort, Johannes (Hans); Oort, J. van (Johannes) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    This article introduces the reader to the newly discovered Gospel of Judas (Codex Tchacos, pp 33-58): It discusses its sensational (and evidently sensationalized) discovery, its place in the context of a number of other ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Maqoko, Zamani (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    By the year 2002 14 million children had been orphaned globally because of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. A great number of these have become the heads of households, are forced to look after themselves and siblings, drop out ...
  • Van der Schaaf, Tiny; Schaaf, Tiny van der (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The Lord’s Prayer has a prominent place in the lives and liturgies of Christian faith communities. The petition for forgiveness in the prayer is accompanied by what seems to be a condition: “Forgive us our sins as we ...
  • Nel, Malan; Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    More than 532 churches/congregations in South-Africa have already purchased “The purpose driven campaign kit” and completed the 40 days campaign or are planning to do so. The name Rick Warren is synonymous with "Purpose ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-06)
    Marriage, according to Martin Luther, is an institution both secular and sacred. It is secular because it is an order of this earthly life. But its institution goes back to the beginning of the human race and that makes ...