Skrif en Kerk Volume 21 Issue 3 (2000)

Skrif en Kerk Volume 21 Issue 3 (2000)

 

Verbum et Ecclesia is fulltext available on Open Journals Publishing.

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  • Prinsloo, G.T.M. (Gert Thomas Marthinus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    In many ways, the book of Habakkuk is unique in the Book of the Twelve Prophets. One of the reasons is that the Gattungen normally associated with prophetic literature are either absent or occur in unique forms. On the ...
  • Spangenberg, I.J.J. (Izak J.J.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Ordinary Bible readers are not always aware that sections of the Old Testament contain material that agrees (almost verbally) with other documents of the ancient Near East. One of these sections is Proverbs 22: 17-24:22. ...
  • Du Rand, J.A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The theocentricity of Revelation makes an imperative of the placement of the committed One who is and who was and who is to come in the centre of history of mankind. God's character, as depicted in Revelation, is developed ...
  • Van Rensburg, Fika J. (Johan Jacob Janse)., 1951-; Janse van Rensburg, F.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The article proposes, from a reformed perspective, a method for the valid utilisation of the socio-historic data of a New Testament book in the process of interpretation. Firstly a synoptic indication of the difference ...
  • Botha, A.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    In the past years scholarly attention to the book of Malachi has been scant. The outstanding feature in most of the studies is the fact that only certain themes from the book are used. The reason for doing this is mostly ...
  • Coetzee, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Symbolization of a sick body in an ancient Israelite cultic prayer is the focus of this investigation. This rhetorical strategy aims at creating viable circumstances for survival of the "person" involved in the rhetorical ...
  • Joubert, Stephan Jacobus, 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Influenced by the ever growing idealisation of patronage during the time of emperor Augustus, Dionysius of Halicarnassus in his Antiquitates Romanae traces the historical roots of this system back to Romulus, the founder ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This article deals with some aspects of presentday Pentateuchal research. It is stated that although the basic elements of nineteenth century Pentateuch criticism still prevail, the study of the Pentateuch has also changed ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This contribution pays attention to exegetical and homeletic considerations for a baptismal sermon. The contribution is dedicated with much appreciation, to Prof Wil Vosloo.
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The temporal axis of apocalypses has always invited a wide range of interpretations. Not only dispensational schemes since the Christian era, but especially contemporary mass suicides arising from activist millennialism, ...
  • Van Rooy, Harry F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    In South Africa the debate on Human Rights gained new impetus after the implementation of the interim constitution in 1994, followed by the new constitution in 1996, containing a charter of fundamental Human Rights. The ...
  • Du Toit, Andrie B. (Andreas B.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    It would be entirely wrong to regard "kingdom of God" as the central motif of the New Testament. Matthew's kingdom depiction should be read against the backdrop of a (mainly) Jewish Christian community in the process of ...
  • Boshoff, W.S. (Willem Sterrenberg), 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The literature originating from the Northern Kingdom of Israel conveys an important message in terms of the theological themes in the Old Testament. Several of the earliest prophetic characters, such as Elijah, Elisha, ...
  • Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    W Vosloo (1934- ) is one of the fine Old Testament scholars in South Africa. His work on the exposition and understanding of the Bible in general, and on the Old Testament in particular, counts to the core contributions ...
  • Lombaard, C.J.S. (Christo) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This article employs a wordplay on "oortuiging" - persuasion and integrity - to analyse certain aspects of homiletics. Examples of the use of research into persuasive communication and the benefits of these perspectives ...
  • Botha, Philippus Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Psalm 54 is analysed in 'n literary, rhetorical and socio-critical way in order to determine the dominant textual strategy and the way in which it was supposed to function. It is established that the basic concern of the ...
  • 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 ...