HTS Volume 63, Number 3 (2007)

HTS Volume 63, Number 3 (2007)

 

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  • Nel, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    Both religion and ritual amongst others are ways by which people can express feelings in their relationships with others, the world and the Almighty God. Religion and ritual are often used to come to a better understanding ...
  • Van den Heever, G. (Gerhard) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    By comparing the historical recalibration of the myth of the Mother of the Gods in Athens with the scholarly construction of the mysteries in nineteenth and twentieth century religio-historical scholarship, this essay ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Dirk Gysbert) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    A group of people within the Johannine community (2:18) contributed towards destroying the fellowship of this community. Because 1 and 2 John do not provide direct evidence of the identities of the community’s ...
  • Lotter, H.P.P. (Hendrik Petrus Pienaar) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    While it is relatively easy for most people to identify human beings suffering from poverty, it is rather more difficult to come to a proper understanding of poverty. In this article the author wants to deepen our ...
  • Hendriks, H. Jurgens (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The article describes a theological paradigm shift taking place in congregations in South Africa that empower them to become involved in development work as a way of serving their neighbor. It also opens the possibility ...
  • Punt, Jeremy (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The prominence of Romans 1:18-32 in the gay-debate is the subject of various and wide-ranging opinions as far as the most adequate interpretation of this passage. This contribution puts the debate about the text into ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The formularies used for consecrating marriages in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church reflect this church's view on matrimony. As the biblical bases of the formularies are deficient, new ways of exploring biblical information ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Kloppenborg's reading of the parable of the tenants (Mk 12:1-12/GThom 65) can be regarded as the first thoroughgoing realistic interpretation of the Tenants. By using extensive literary evidence on viticulture from 300 BCE ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Rukundwa, L.S. (Lazare Sebitereko) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The purpose of this article is to outline certain options and struggles, which gave rise to postcolonial theory. The author deals with various experiences of anti-slavery and anti-colonial movements in Western and ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article contributes to the fundamental rethinking of New Testament scholarship being undertaken by New Testament scholars attached to the University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa. The thrust of the ...
  • Immink, F. Gerrit (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    In Protestantism the notion of faith is a core category. It expresses a specific and dynamic relationship between God and the human world. In the development of modern Protestant theology, processes of subjectivism and ...
  • Guijarro, Santiago (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Early Christian writings provide little information about the Jesus movement in Galilee, but the study of the pre-Synoptic-, and especially the pre-Markan collections, can shed some light on this important period of the ...
  • Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The question of methodology remains important in dealing with biblical texts, given the fact that the Hebrew Bible is not an uncomplicated book. Its meaning is embedded in the history of the people who wrote it, read it, ...
  • Muller, Julian C.; Du Plessis, Yolandi (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article reflects on the use of a hand puppet (Billy Bear) in narrative therapeutic conversations with a five year old girl (pseudonym Lisa) who has been diagnosed with leukaemia (blood cancer). The first part of this ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Partnership in mission came to be a byword for developing missionary relationships during the twentieth century. During this time its meaning and practice changed, often imperceptibly. This is seen in the regular conferences ...
  • Danz, Christian (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article focuses on Schelling's lectures on scientific methodology, published in 1802. In these Vorlesungen Schelling developed his theory about the essence of Christianity against the background of a "philosopy of ...
  • Cromhout, Markus (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article investigates how Judeans responded to Hellenism in order to maintain the integrity of their ethnic identity. Judeanism and Hellenism are regarded as alternative "symbolic universes". It is shown that Judeans ...
  • Botha, Annelie; Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article is the second which focuses on the metaphor "the church as bride". Its aim is to demystify this metaphor's use in the marriage formulary of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church of Africa from the perspective of ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article grew from a review on Schoeman's book to a review article in which an actual presentation is given of some of the most important issues in comparison to a Christian viewpoint. The following topics are discussed: ...

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