HTS Volume 62, Number 2 (2006)

HTS Volume 62, Number 2 (2006)

 

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  • Vorster, Nico (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    The concept of transformation is currently ill defined and often abused for political and ideological ends. This article attempts to provide a sound value base for the concept of transformation from the perspective of the ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    African churches show little interest in the notion of the final judgment. Various reasons for the lack of interest in this important aspect of biblical faith are discussed. Special attention is given to the problems of ...
  • Song, Young Mog (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    There has been a growing interest in intertextuality as a hermeneutical category in contemporary current biblical studies. The texture of a particular text is thickened and its meaning extended by its interplay with other ...
  • Nel, Marius Johannes (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    In this article the method of semiotic analysis is used in interpreting Daniel 1. At first, a short summary is given of the procedure before it is applied in a discussion of Daniel 1. Semiotics allows the researcher to ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This article reflects on the development of African theology from its beginning up to the end of the twentieth century. A critical assessment of this development and the current state of African theology is given. The ...
  • Asamoah-Gyadu, J. Kwabena (Johnson Kwabena) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This article constitutes a preliminary attempt at reflecting upon Ghana's journey with a particular tradition within the Christian faith. The author discusses the relevance of Jesus in the contemporary Evangelical / ...
  • Schutte, P.J.W. (Philippus Jacobus Wilhelmus) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    A cult normally develops around myths and rituals. In this article myth as phenomenon will be investigated. Different types and categories of myths will be listed, while research done in the past on myths will also be ...
  • Chatelion Counet, Patrick, 1954- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This article identifies four "patterns of religion" (E P Sanders) in the pseudepigraphic letters of Peter and Jude in order to support the hypothesis of a "Petrine school" (J H Elliott). The first pattern that connects ...
  • Usue, Emmanuel Ordue (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This article discusses the challenges of leadership as reflected in the Old Testament and in African contexts. The author notes certain strengths and weaknesses with regard to some of the approaches to leadership both in ...
  • Patte, Daniel (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    Matthew 28:16-20 is readily read as providing a key teaching about "mission." Its teaching about mission - going, making disciples of all the nations, baptizing them, teaching them to obey Jesus' commands - seems simple ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    The aim of the article is to indicate that heteronormativity has prevailed from pre-modern times to the modern world. The article argues that heteronormativity, embedded in a patriarchal mind-set, is central to the dynamics ...
  • Rohrbaugh, Richard L., 1936- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    It is a curious fact that while most people intuitively understand the potential for misunderstanding in face-to-face cross-cultural conversations, no such difficulty is anticipated when reading cross-culturally. Thus ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This contribution consists of three sections. The first represents a homiletic speech that served as the inauguration address of the "National Colloquium" of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church in April 2006. The second ...
  • Geyser, Anna Barbara; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This study compares Chronicles with its source documents. It is obvious that the authors of Chronicles omitted certain parts of the source documents on the other hand on the other emphasized certain aspects with a specific ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This contribution to methodology and hermeneutics, consisting of two articles, aim to argue for combining historical criticism and narrative criticism. The first article shows how genre orientation can provide hermeneutical ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Dannhauser, Estelle Henrietta (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    The present study examines three models of research, all reaching the same conclusion, namely that Jesus was a prophet. The aim is to determine what their point of origin in research was, to determine on what basis they ...