Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 24 Issue 2 (2003)

Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 24 Issue 2 (2003)

 

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  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    One of the latest translations of the Bible in Afrikaans is DieBybel- @kinders.co.za. The target group of this Bible is kids. Since this is a children's Bible, the scientific basis of this project is often overlooked. In ...
  • Van Aarde, R.B. (Botha) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    One of the most remarkable men in church history was Giovanni Bernardone (1182-1226), nicknamed Franciscus of Assisi. After his conversion he took Jesus' instruction to his disciples in Mark 6:8 to hart and made poverty ...
  • Viviers, Hendrik (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The allegorical understanding of the Song of Songs by Rabbi Akiba and contemporaries immediately evokes the question why? As Jews they were not ascetics, but they unhesitatingly embrace this "child of ascesis" (Moore ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The aim of this article is to reflect on the work of historical Jesus scholars who represent the three facets in the research, referred to as the "New Quest", the "Third Quest", and the "Renewed New Quest". This is followed ...
  • Alana, O.E. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This second and concluding part of this essay on "A word with the rich", focuses on the social and historical milieu of the Letter of James with a view to appreciating the cultural context giving rise to the apostrophe ...
  • Snyman, S.D. (Stephanus Daniel), 1954-; Snyman, Fanie, 1954- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This article is an attempt to engage in a conversation between biblical scholars and their dogmatic colleagues on the issue of the inspiration of the Bible. It is argued that current theories on the inspiration of the Bible ...
  • Pieterse, Hendrik J.C. (Hennie) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The results of an empirical research amongst high school learners in Grade 11 show that there is a plurality of images of Jesus amongst them. The homiletical question is: How does one preach an authentic sermon to people ...
  • Wethmar, Conrad Johannes (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    A recent movement which became known as the New Reformation identifies itself, inter alia, by taking a very negative stance towards several aspects of traditional Christian orthodoxy while also finding the idea of orthodoxy ...
  • Tolmie, D.F. (D. Francois) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The aim of this article is to demonstrate an approach to the rhetorical analysis of Paul's Letter to the Galatians that differs from the typical approach followed by researchers, namely the forcing of ancient rhetorical ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The publishing of the Liedboek (2001) emphasises the importance of the psalms for liturgy and hymnology. All 150 psalms in the Liedboek were versified by T T Cloete. In this article the structure and form of Psalm 1 is ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This study investigates five historical reviews in the Damascus Document. It analyses the way in which traditional schemas and historical patterns are integrated in the Document. As history reflects the ideology of its ...
  • Van de Beek, A.; Beek, Abraham van de, 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    In this article the author provides a new perspective on the Reformed notion of the authority of Scripture. Following the lead of the Belgic Confession he indicates that this authority does not imply that the Bible ...
  • Steyn, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The following observations relate only to one of the approximately 30 explicit quotations to be found in Hebrews and is part of a broader project on the nature of the Vorlage of these quotations. The focus in this investigation ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This paper examines the influence of Aristotle on western civilization, and it explores how this line of thinking influenced religion from the point of view of its subordination of women. Then I examine how women were ...
  • Braulik, Georg (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    In the interpretation of texts in modern Old Testament studies, a double change in perspective, which has important consequences for the liturgical use of the Psalms, is currently taking place. In the first reorientation, ...
  • Du Rand, J.A.; Song, Young Mog (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    Recently, scholars consensus concerning the biblical hermeneutics seems to have become a holistic and integrated perception. Therefore, for the sake of probing the well-balanced and controlled ethos of Revelation, the ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa was formed on 26th September 1999 as the result of the union of the black Reformed Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa and the white-dominated Presbyterian Church of ...
  • Jonker, Louis C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    Scholars generally agree that the Books of Chronicles are the products of certain Israelite (Levitical) groups in the Persian province of Jehud who struggled with the dissonance between their older historical and theological ...
  • Britz, Johannes J.; De Villiers, Etienne; De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2003)
    The article deals with the moral responsibility of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) concerning the distribution of information in the virtual world, seen from the perspective of Christian Ethics. A number of case studies ...