HTS Volume 62, Number 3 (2006)

HTS Volume 62, Number 3 (2006)

 

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  • Le Roux, Magdel (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    Many early Christian churches incorporated a number of non-biblical, even “pagan” symbols and rituals into their liturgy (e. g. the origin of Christmas). They were contextualized into the church by a brand new Christian ...
  • Venter, C.J.H. (Casper Jan Hendrik) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    This article argues that catechetical instruction pertains to more issues than only transferring knowledge. The catechist’s spirituality can also contribute towards effective and convincing cathechetical instruction. The ...
  • Punt, Jeremy (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    The Bible has generated a significant reception history in the first decade of democratic, post-apartheid South Africa. Its reception history testifies to how the Bible was considered to be important across a broad spectrum ...
  • Nel, Marius Johannes (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    In an accompanying article the method of semiotics is described and applied in relation to Daniel 1. In this article Daniel 2 is semiotically analysed. The narrative uses ring composition to emphasize that God is able to ...
  • Van den Berg, Jan-Albert (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    In the article the process of navigating through multi-faith communities is described as often being complicated by well-travelled routes that offer no new prospects. Usually these routes merely lead to a further erosion ...
  • Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    Human beings have always been mythmakers. However, in view of the heavy negative connotations attached to the word "myth", the aim of this article may, inter alia, be seen as an attempt to "rehabilitate" the word "myth" ...
  • Van Wyk, B.J. (Barend Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The view exists that the term denomination is especially evident of the nineteenth century Netherlands at the time when an attempt was made to accomplish change in the Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk. The decay in the Church ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    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 ...
  • Beyers, Jaco (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    In this discussion the relationship between Christianity and the traditional African religion is critically evaluated. The relationship is viewed from the perspective of the understanding of revelation and from the ...
  • Malan, Christoffel Naudé (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    This article presents the stories of two survivors. These stories show how the survivors were invited to capture "sparkling events" and developed them into preferred stories, and how by living in these stories, they ...
  • Osiek, Carolyn (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The article shows that first-century urban Christian communities, such as those founded by Paul, brought in both whole families and individual women, slaves, and others. An example of an early Christian family can be ...
  • Graham, Elaine L. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    In this article the history of pastoral and practical theology is viewed through the lens of postmodern thought. The article argues that an "age of uncertainty" has been engendered by the dissolution of many of the ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The article argues from a "Barthian" perspective of "Revelation Theology" versus "Natural Theology", that the current leadership of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church (NHKA) and the majority of its members consider the ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Schutte, Christoffel Hercules (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The article focuses on retreat as a relatively new phenomenon in the Dutch Reformed tradition. Retreat is viewed as "communicative action". The aim of the article is firstly to explore epistemological theories in the ...
  • Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    This article is a critical dialogue between postfoundationalism and deconstruction seeking a way of doing theology, specifically Practical Theology, without universal foundations, in the context of a discussion with ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    In view of Scripture, theology of worship, symbolism, history, tradition and current practice it is difficult, if not impossible, to come to any definite conclusions about ministerial dress in Presbyterian worship. The ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    This article develops a liturgy of worship service which is to be conducted at the crematorium. This interment of ashes service can also take place at the church in the garden of remembrance. The aim of this service is to ...
  • Heron, Alasdair I.C. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The article explores Calvin's attitude to the Eucharistic controversy between Wittenberg and Zurich in the years up till Luther's death in 1546. The main source is Calvin's letters from that period, which cast a differentiated ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    The article forms the second part of an essay that aims to introduce narratological codes applicable for the exegesis of New Testament texts. In the first article generic elements that constitute a narrative discourse were ...