Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 30 Issue 2 (2009)

Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 30 Issue 2 (2009)

 

Verbum et Ecclesia is fulltext available on Open Journals Publishing.

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  • Nel, Malan (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The research question/problem with which this article deals is whether we have lost the radical nature of the faith community as disciples of Jesus and seekers of the Kingdom of God? In youth ministry children and adolescents ...
  • Van Oort, Johannes (Hans); Oort, J. van (Johannes) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The aim of this paper is twofold. First, it will discuss the origins of Manichaeism, a gnostic-Christian world religion that was founded by the prophet Mani (216-276). My discussion of the origins of Manichaeism may serve ...
  • Brouwer, Rein, 1962- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The missional church concept promises to guide local churches in the direction of a new identity and mission. It is a response to a sense of ecclesiological and congregational urgency that is felt all over the world. In ...
  • Kwon, Hyuk J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This contribution explores the presence of Psalm 118 (117 LXX) in Luke-Acts. The Wirkungsgeschichte of Psalm 118 will be traced by means of a twofold approach: from a traditional-historical and a hermeneutical angle with ...
  • Du Plessis, Rory; Maree, Marinda (OpenJournals, 2009)
    This article reflects the findings of a project that was conducted by the Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Pretoria. In particular, the project sought to dialogue with religious and cultural ...
  • Gericke, Jacobus Wilhelm (OpenJournals, 2009)
    During the greater part of the 20th century, biblical scholarship and the philosophy of religion were not considered to have much in common. However, towards the end of the millennium, a movement of a few Christian ...
  • Hill, Samuel (OpenJournals, 2009)
    I argue that since two significant periods (that form part of what is called ‘Deuteronomistic history’) in the history of the Jews contributed to the development of the Biblical narrative in the format that we have it in ...
  • Muller, Julian C.; Bosman, Lourens Lemmer (OpenJournals, 2009)
    The fact that current liturgical renewal is not based on sound theological reflection, is cause for concern. A narrative approach to liturgy is therefore proposed, which would allow a better connection between the cultural ...
  • Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht (OpenJournals, 2009)
    This article is a response to the challenge of global citizenship in an age of global crisis. Citizenship has to do with where one feels ‘at home’, namely the space that gives identity and life. What kind of narrative is ...
  • Van Rensburg, Johan Janse, 1946- (OpenJournals, 2009)
    Poverty is arguably the most common and devastating social disease in the world. It is not, however, only a social, political or economic problem. Knowing how to respond to the calling of caring for the poor is an incredible ...
  • Venter, Philip P. (OpenJournals, 2009)
    The findings of modern cognitive sciences have far-reaching implications for the philosophical framework within which theological texts have been and could be interpreted. In this regard, the body presents itself as an ...
  • Snyman, A.H. (Andreas Hartman), 1943- (OpenJournals, 2009)
    In this article, 1 Corinthians 1:1–9 is analysed from a perspective that differs from the typical approach of researchers, who tend to force ancient rhetorical categories on the letter. The analysis is done in terms of ...