HTS Volume 62, Number 4 (2006)

HTS Volume 62, Number 4 (2006)

 

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  • Oliver, Erna (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    The article argues that the perception that Afrikaner spirituality is and has always been founded mainly or only upon the Calvinistic tradition is a misconception. Nineteenth century Afrikaner spiritualism consisted of a ...
  • Goede, H.; Van Rensburg, Fika J. (Johan Jacob Janse)., 1951-; Janse van Rensburg, F.J. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    The purpose of this article is to place and describe Paul’s use of the body metaphor in 1 Corinthians 12 in its literary context. By way of introduction, the importance of a proper understanding of Paul’s use of the body ...
  • Du Toit, Cornel W. (Cornelius Willem), 1953- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    The term “secular spirituality” is meant to convey the contemporary phenomenon of spirituality as experienced in different spheres not associated with structured, institutionalised religion. An outline is given of the ...
  • Horsley, Richard A. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    This article investigates the origins and development of the earliest Jesus movements within the context of persistent conflict between the Judean and Galilean peasantry and their Jerusalem and Roman rulers. It explores ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    Starting with a recently proposed thesis that the key to recognizing the coherence of Proverbs’ discourse of wealth and poverty should be seen in an appreciation of the text’s figurative interpretive possibilities, it is ...
  • Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    The Church Order of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (NHKA) states in Ordinance 4 that the NHKA is a "volkskerk", meaning a Church that is ethnically based and focused on the ministry to Afrikaans speaking people. ...
  • Botha, Peet; Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    This study aims to promote the idea that questionnaires used as part of marriage preparation, could be a valuable tool. The article also attempts to identify some themes that should form part of the discussion between ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Diversity is becomming a prominent phenomenon of our society within a postmodern context. Many clergy and church members believe it threatens the peace and stability of churches and local congregations. Seemingly, ...
  • Buitendag, Johan; Groenewald, Andre Johannes (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    This article investigates the possibility of union between the Maranatha Reformed Church of Christ and the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika. It is the result of a letter from the Maranatha Reformed Church of Christ ...
  • Schutte, P.J.W. (Philippus Jacobus Wilhelmus) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    The resurrection of Jesus is one of the most discussed topics in the current theological debate. It divides the theologians involved into either liberal or orthodox. Those who enter the debate are labeled. The main ...
  • Baskwell, Patrick (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Was Abraham Kuyper, scholar, statesman, and university founder, the ideological father of Apartheid in South Africa? Many belief so. But, there are others, amongst them George Harinck of the Free University in Amsterdam, ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Schutte, Christoffel Hercules (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Of late, there has been a growing interest in retreat among clergy and members of congregations in the Dutch Reformed tradition in South Africa. The article investigates the relevance of the monastic traditions for this ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Foundationalism criticizes the "relativism" of postmodernity which deconstructs absolute and objective totalitarian truth claims. Although most postmodern scholars deny advocating relativism, they do acknowledge that ...
  • McDaniel, Judith M. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    This article begins with a theological argument, then proceeds to practical application. Its thesis is that there is an inherent link between the character of the preacher, the character of the congregation, and the ...
  • Troeger, Thomas H.,1945- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Prayer, whatever form it takes, represents a living relationship with God. In the article it is argued that the goal of preaching is the vitalizing, nurturing, enriching, deepening, broadening, and heightening of believers' ...
  • Jones, Robert Johannes; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    The article argues that the term "office" and its meaning, as found in the New Testament, cannot be applied without reserve to the understanding of office in the present-day church. From a Biblical and Reformed perspective, ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    The article forms the third part of an essay that aims to introduce narratological codes applicable to the exegesis of New Testament texts. In the first article generic elements that constitute a narrative discourse were ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    An analysis of the present post modern situation indicates resistance to the idea of "canon" understood in terms of a normative final collection of literature. The disciplines of textual criticism and canon history show ...