HTS Volume 58, Number 4 (2002)

HTS Volume 58, Number 4 (2002)

 

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  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    An analysis of the material of the Book of the Watchers (1 Enoch 1-36) indicates a preference for the spatial aspect in these revelation narratives. In an attempt to understand this preference, an investigation is launched ...
  • Da Silva, A.A. (Andrew Anthony); Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The purpose of this article is to arrive at legitimate deductions about the textual function and the theological message of Isaiah 49:1-6. This goal is pursued by means of a method consisting of a synchronic analysis, a ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article questions the simplicity with which not only Old Testament specialists, but theologians in general – especially in the Protestant tradition – usually identify the Hebrew text as printed in the Biblia Hebraica ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk has always been adamant that its ministers should be trained and formed in a theological faculty at a recognized university, where all the disciplines of theology are lectured. At a recent ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of the paper is to show that the Synoptic Gospels represent different perspectives on Jesus and gender. From these perspectives Jesus’ narrated vision on the role of the male disciples and the women is described ...
  • Geyser, Piet A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article is to (re)open the discussion of biblical testimony on homosexuality. The discussion focuses on the results of existing exegetical research. The article places the exegesis of the relevant Bible ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944-; Lombaard, C.J.S. (Christo) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    When a date is ascribed to a Biblical text, it is at times unclear precisely what is being dated. Does the date relate so some historical event which may have occurred, or alternatively, is it projected into another era? ...
  • Volschenk, G.J. (Gert Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article, is to study the development of the ancient economy from a simplistic agrarian society to an advanced agrarian society. The Hasmonian Empire formed the bridge from a simplistic to an advanced ...
  • Viljoen, D.A.; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    A review of research on Gen 38 defines it as a literary riddle. The reasoning of this passage’s positioning and function within the Joseph narrative leads to a maze of different viewpoints. This article systematizes ...
  • Lindeque, G.C. (Gert Cornelis); Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article argues that the book of Joshua portrays the idealistic views held by the post-exilic community on the history of Israel. The book displays remarkable similarities with Third Isaiah and with narratives from ...
  • Van Rooy, Harry F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Ezekiel 13 forms part of a whole complex in the book of Ezekiel dealing with those prophetic voices challenged by the prophet Ezekiel. His audience paid no attention to his message and had expectations of a quick return ...
  • Nel, Malan; Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Die Book of Daniel presupposes an exilic date of origin in the sixth century. The real context in which the book originated is the second century BC, during the persecution by Antiochus IV Epiphanes of Jewish fanatics ...
  • Bosman, Hendrik Ludolph (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Theology, 2002)
    The interpretation of the book of Exodus is used as an example of the different ways in which archaeological discoveries influenced the course of biblical exegesis. Special emphasis will be placed on matters such as the ...
  • Snyman, S.D. (Stephanus Daniel), 1954-; Snyman, Fanie, 1954- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The text internal features of Jeremiah 6:1-8 are examined, focussing on the demarcation of the pericope, text critical matters and the structural characteristics of the text. A three part division of the pericope is ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of the article is to show that Jesus used the expression “son of man” generically, meaning “humankind”. This generic use developed into a “titular” usage in which his followers identified Jesus with the apocalyptic ...
  • Pelser, G.M.M. (Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This study considers the question as to how the church originated, in view of the fact that it was not founded or intended by Jesus, and examines how it developed during the course of time covered by the writings of the ...
  • Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article proposes a theological concept from Exodus 15:1b-18 for the monolatric-monotheistic discussion in the Psalms. After some introductory perspectives on the monotheism debate in general a few themes are identified ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In 2001 Old Testament scholars celebrated the birth of Gerhard von Rad’s birth one hundred years ago. As a contribution to these celebrations, this article focuses on Von Rad and his views on history. Von Rad emphasized ...
  • Prinsloo, G.T.M. (Gert Thomas Marthinus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Proverbs 3:1-12 is a masterful example of Hebrew poetry. It is quite permissible to analyse and enjoy the poem for its own sake. However, it should be taken into account that the text was written from a wisdom perspective, ...
  • Potgieter, J.H. (Johan Hendrik), 1952- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Proverbs 3:1-12 is a masterful example of Hebrew poetry. Failure to consider its poetic structure, is likely to result in incomplete and even incorrect interpretation. Many recent commentaries on Proverbs recognize the ...

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