Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim)(Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2015)
This contribution was delivered as a paper at the 2015 Conference of the South African Society for Church History. It reflects on the life and contribution of Prof. Dr A.S. (Albert) Geyser, with specific reference to his ...
Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-25)
During September 1961, a charge of heresy was laid against New Testament scholar and antiapartheid
activist Prof. A.S. (Albert) Geyser. The charge was brought by three senior theological
students of the University of ...
Duncan, Graham A.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-10-28)
The only constant in theological education is change, despite brave attempts to hold the tide
back in some quarters. Yet, Western-based theological education remains the norm globally.
The Faculty of Theology at the ...
Van Oort, J.Van Oort, Johannes (Hans)(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016)
The article focuses on a neglected passage in Cyril of Jerusalem's Catechesis VI in which he speaks of the curious Manichaean 'ceremony of the fig'. After providing the Greek text and a fresh translation of Cat. VI,33, an ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-24)
This article presents the eschatology of the German theologian Gerhard Ebeling (1912–2001).
Concentration falls on his views on death and life after death. Only a selection of his writings
has been used for this article ...
Musoni, Phillip; Gundani, Paul(Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2016)
The celebration of Easter has become a universal event within the Christian
liturgical calendar and aims to commemorate the passion, death, burial and
resurrection of Jesus Christ. Messages on the passion, death, burial ...
Van der Merwe, J.M. (Johan Matthys)(University of the Free State, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
Piet Strauss played an important part in the leadership of
the Dutch Reformed Church from 1994 to 2011. This article
focuses on important events and the role of the leadership
of the Dutch Reformed Church which prepared ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-17)
The article deals with the function and aim of the Apostles’ Creed in the Netherdutch Reformed
Church of Africa – and for that matter, all other Reformed churches. The history of the Credo
is carefully described. By so ...
Tolerance is an aspect of the balance between power and freedom. This contribution starts
from a decision taken by the general synod of the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands, in
1914, on the issue of church members ...
I first attempt to draw a comparison between the Israel-Palestine conflict and the South African
experience of apartheid. Drawing on other established sources and personal experience,
I conclude that, while there may be ...
This article focuses on spirituality as the basis of life at the Federal Theological
Seminary of Southern Africa (Fedsem) (1963-1993) during the apartheid years, when
Fedsem, groups and individuals within it were subjected ...
Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-02-28)
During 2017, churches with roots in the 16th century Reformation look back at five centuries
of reformed Christianity. Much attention is given to important leaders of the Reformation such
as Luther and Calvin. However, ...
Vilanculos, Julio Andre(Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2013)
The political action of citizens individually or collectively is always determined by a multiplicity
of factors. These are first, political socialisation; second, the logic of the dominant political culture
in the society; ...
Van Oort, Johannes (Hans)(Brill Academic Publishers, 2017-01)
The article analyses the rather unknown and understudied Testimonium de Manichaeis sectatoribus. This Pseudo-Augustinian text has come down to us in two Latin manuscripts (one from Saint Gervais, Paris; the other from a ...
Hill, Mark Q.C.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-10-23)
This article examines the internal regulation of religious organisations in terms of their law,
order or polity. It offers a systematic comparative analysis of how different Christian traditions
structure and regulate ...
The faculty jurisdiction of the Church of England pre-dates planning law by several centuries.
It is the means by which the diocesan bishop, through his chancellor and in his consistory
court, ensures that the sacred ...
Vellem, Vuyani Shadrack(University of Stellenbosch, Department of Old and New Testament, 2016)
Land is life and land is our mother. The absence of the content of liberation for the dispossessed in theologies that seek to address the question of land is the ‘original’ sin of the debate about land in South Africa. The ...
Van der Merwe, J.M. (Johan Matthys)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-08-31)
The Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria celebrates its centenary in 2017.
Theological training at the university started in 1917 when the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk
van Afrika decided to train its own ...
Klan, Werner R.A.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-08-31)
The issue of an adequate description, a conceptual formulation and a theological interpretation
of the gift of the Lord’s Supper, has been a concern of Christianity since ancient times. The
circumspect observation in the ...
This study seeks to articulate the universality of the eschatological expectation, in its specifically
Christian form, by interpreting it from the perspective of a radical embodiment. This can be
understood in a twofold ...