HTS Volume 60, Number 1&2 (2004)

HTS Volume 60, Number 1&2 (2004)

 

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  • Tolmie, D.F. (D. Francois) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The phrase mhv pw" eij" keno;n trevcw h] e[dramon in Galatians 2:2 represents an exegetical dilemma. It seems as if Paul expresses his fear that the leaders of the congregation in Jerusalem had the final say as far as his ...
  • Punt, Jeremy (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    An important but often neglected aspect of the use of the Bible in Africa is its ownership and issues related thereto. Ownership of the Bible obviously concerns its personal possession and all that that entails, but goes ...
  • Riekert, S.J.P.K. (Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In order to describe the government by prepositions in the book of Revelation in terms of the Government and Binding Theory, it is imperative that the sub-theory of Case assignment be considered. With the latter as point ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Geyser, Piet A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This article reflects a conversation between Andries G van Aarde and Piet A Geyser. P A Geyser was professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at the University of Pretoria. He retired in January 2004. The following issues ...
  • Schutte, P.J.W. (Philippus Jacobus Wilhelmus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article focuses on Marcus J Borg’s book “Reading the Bible again for the first time” with the all important subtitle “Taking the Bible seriously but not literally.” He offers a new understanding of Scripture that ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Dirk Gysbert) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article attempts to compile a soteriology in the Johannine Epistles. Circumstances and false teachings that might have influenced the theological doctrine and ethical behaviour of the community are constructed. The ...
  • Rukundwa, L.S. (Lazare Sebitereko) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In recent years the name Banyamulenge has become associated with a warrior group in Eastern Congo because of the role some of its community members played in the war against the Mobutu regime. Researchers have been intrigued ...
  • Reinstorf, Dieter Heinrich (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article explores the social and religious dynamics of parables of Jesus in which “rich” and “poor” are juxtaposed. It focuses on Luke 16:19-31 (the parable of the rich man and the poor beggar Lazarus) and on Luke ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Presently the use of Scripture is under debate in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk. Pastors have been theologically trained in the historical critical paradigm. However, the reality is that of a rather fundamentalist approach ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    A critical approach to the New Testament, its origins, and the development of theological trajectories in the early Jesus movements have caused historians to look for the foundational authority beyond the biblical canon ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The prayer in Daniel 9 theologically paved the way for prayers in the later synagogue. In this chapter the Daniel tradents linked a traditional penitential prayer to an apocalyptic narrative. Through this combination their ...
  • Taylor, N.H. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Luke-Acts was written during the period after the destruction of the second temple, when, for most Jews, hopes for future restoration were conceived largely in terms of rebuilding the city of Jerusalem and resuming the ...
  • Smith, W.J. (Willem Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    During the last third of the twentieth century a discipline that applies psychological and psychoanalytic insight to the study of the Bible, has resurfaced within biblical studies. In his book, Soul and Psyche, Wayne Rollins ...
  • Jordaan, G.J.C. (Gert Johannes Cornelis), 1951- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    During the last two decades a new interest has emerged in the structure of the letter to the Philippians, leading to a variety of text oriented studies, which have more or less confirmed the unity of the letter. This article ...
  • Cromhout, Markus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    The study of the so-called “intermediate state” of the dead is conducted under the technical designation necrology. The evidence suggests that Paul’s necrology did not remain constant and its development was influenced by ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article argues that guilt, mercy and praise do not always receive the attention they merit in the liturgy. The article aims to enhance the liturgical meaning of the confession of sin and the absolution. The liturgical ...
  • Van Rensburg, Fika J. (Johan Jacob Janse)., 1951-; Janse van Rensburg, F.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In 1 Peter 3:5-6 the author of First Peter refers to the holy women of the past who were submissive to their own husbands, and then refers to Sarah who obeyed Abraham and called him master. A socio-historic interpretation ...
  • Beukes, M.J. du P. (Mattheus Johannes du Plessis) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This study aims to present an alternative formulary for the investiture of ministers in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika. The new formulary reflects the author’s views that were initially outlined in part and ...
  • Strijdom, Johan (Johannes Matthys) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In this article the Baptist is compared with the upper-class/literate millennialists behind the Psalms of Solomon, the Testament of Moses, the Similitudes of 1 Enoch, and the Qumran scrolls on the one hand, and with the ...
  • Jackson, Glenna S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article aims to critique western understanding of New Testament times. Most of the historical reconstructions done in the West are based on what biblical scholars have learned through primary and secondary written ...

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