Ncube, Vincent Frank(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-30)
Thirty-five years has gone by since the first diagnosis of HIV in Zimbabwe. Causes and reasons
for the disease and its spread vary from place to place and from society to society. In some
cases, the usage of needles and ...
Meiring, J.J.S. (Jacob Johannes Smit)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-14)
Flowing from a joint consultation on Spatial Justice and Reconciliation on 21–22 September
2015, hosted by the Centre for Contextual Ministry and the Ubuntu Research Project of the
University of Pretoria, this article ...
Muller, Julian C.; Trahar, Sheila(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-12-01)
In this article, the two authors, academics from different contexts and both aware of their
whiteness, focus on their own vulnerable selves. The aim is to reflect on their specific agency
in this project1 and to create ...
Naidoo, Marilyn; De Beer, Stephan F.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-12-01)
This article seeks to present challenges of negotiating difference and diversity in Christian
communities in South Africa today. It reflects the intersectional nature of racial, gender, ethnic
and economic difference, ...
De Beer, Stephan F.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-11-18)
A spatial turn has occurred in various disciplines over the past decades. This article holds that it
has not occurred in a similar decisive manner in theological discourse and not in South Africa in
particular. After ...
The life of a person affected by cancer becomes a confusion of emotions, experiences and
tumultuous events. This takes place with immediate effect and can be summarised in one word
‘havoc’. The question that comes to ...
Wepener, Cas; Khosa-Nkatini, Hundzukani P.(University of LIMPOPO, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, 2015)
The aim of this article is to develop a liturgical theory for praxis that will enable the EPCSA
to recognise and accommodate non-Tsonga speaking worshippers found within the church.
There are young Africans in South ...
Masango, Maake J.S.; Mkhathini, Maxwell(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-12-02)
This article gives an overview of diversity in the South African Department of Correctional
Services and how it challenges the ministry of chaplains. The diversity is manifest in the
religious affiliations of inmates, ...
Tfwala, Njabulo; Masango, Maake J.S.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-12-02)
This article constitutes an attempt at reflecting on the extent Pentecostal churches in Swaziland
are transforming their communities towards God’s justice mandate. The article shows that
liberation has not yet gone beyond ...
Eliastam, John Leslie Benjamin(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-11-24)
This article uses a fictionalised encounter as the basis for an autoethnographic exploration of
the intersections between the South African social value of ubuntu and the notion of spatial
justice. Ubuntu describes the ...
Within the Reformed tradition, ‘calling’ is a core concept. Often, this biblical verse is cited
when a pastor is installed or a new candidate is ordained, ‘The one who calls you is faithful
and he will do it’ (1 Th 5:24 ...
De la Porte, Andre(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-07-15)
Healthcare in South Africa is in a crisis. Problems with infrastructure, management, human
resources and the supply of essential medicines are at a critical level. This is compounded by
a high burden of disease and ...
Over the past few decades, theologians have recognised the value of practice but have been
optimistic about the ease with which practice is incorporated into theology. People use all sorts
of adjectives to characterise ...
Taking current discussions on the relationship between human dignity as a human right and
education as his starting point the author pursues the possibility of interpreting this relationship
from a Protestant perspective ...
Since the mid-1990s, interreligious education has become an integral component of the
religious education debate. Regardless of the affective level that interreligious education seeks
to provide, the desired changes in ...
South African society is grappling with the challenges of post-apartheid expectations within
a ‘rainbow nation’. As a result of this rainbow nation, many people have to deal with
fragmented identities and spiritualities. ...
Tfwala, Njabulo Henry(University of Pretoria, 2016)
The journey in writing this thesis has been both intellectual and spiritually challenging keeping
in mind that I am a Pentecostal scholar an “insider” responding to issues of politics which are
perceived as foreign to ...
This study is an explorative, qualitative study on how mothers experience the defilement of their own children by a church leader in the Zambian context. The aim of the study is to get some insight into how the defilement ...
De Klerk, Jacobus Nicolas(University of Pretoria, 2016)
Pilgrimage as a challenge to Reformed liturgical praxis, is a dissertation done in Practical Theology and Liturgy, investigating the interest in pilgrimage as a ritual. The research was done from a Reformed tradition s ...
It is official policy of the Dutch Reformed Church that the ideal of the weekly
celebration of the Eucharist as an integral part of the worship service should be
pursued by congregations. The practice of the weekly celebration ...