Browsing by UP Author "Masango, Maake J.S."

Browsing by UP Author "Masango, Maake J.S."

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  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This article analyses the village concept of caring among African people. The old pattern of caring was based on the concept of ubuntu (humanity) which respects people, because they are created in the imago Dei. Then the ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    Nolan (1982:7) shares an interesting concept of spirituality. He says: "The Spiritual life is the whole of one's life insofar as it is motivated and determined by the Holy Spirit, the spirit of Jesus". This kind of ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article traces the roots of aggression, anger and violence in South Africa and the rest of the world. The paper is divided into four parts: Aggression, Anger, Catharsis and Violence. As a result of violence against ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sempane, Job Lempye; Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2013-05-24)
    The care of terminally ill patients can be physically, emotionally as well as psychologically exhausting. In the era where everyone is busy with his or her hectic daily schedule, caring for someone diagnosed with HIV on ...
  • Matshobane, Mangaliso Mbangiso; Masango, Maake J.S. (AOSIS, 2020-12)
    Succession is particularly a challenge in African independent Pentecostal churches (AIPCs), because unlike traditional churches, they do not have a rotation system, which transfers ministers from one congregation to the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This article focuses on the issue of cremation the church is increasingly faced with and with which it has to deal. The issue has become very topical in South Africa as cemeteries are reaching capacity. Throughout its ...
  • 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, ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-11)
    The article focuses on economic structures that crush the poor, especially global economic structures that trap and keep people in poverty. The concept of poverty occupies centre stage in South Africa and many other ...
  • Steyn, Tobias Hertzog van Reenen; Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-05-07)
    This article concerned itself with the notion of Christian hope, in the midst of suffering, where this hope will find its energy from within a relationship with God and his people. Hope in God finds its substance from ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Globalization has brought numerous challenges to churches. Homosexuality is one of those challenges facing African churches. There has been a growing evidence of rejection, isolation, discrimination and condemnation as ...
  • Kubeka, Mpiyakhe John; Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-10)
    This article will attempt to critically analyse various aspects of the state of trauma. It will analyse the impact, consequences and effects of trauma resultant from excommunication of clergy and how the practice has been ...
  • Sekano, Gopolang Harry; Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-03-27)
    This article addresses the overwhelmingly negative experience and feeling of some men who serve under female leaders in the church. They claim to feel degraded and traumatised by the experience of being led by women. ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-09)
    This article develops a liturgy of worship service which is to be conducted at the crematorium. This interment of ashes service can also take place at the church in the garden of remembrance. The aim of this service is to ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-10)
    This article critically addressed various aspects of prophetic ministry and its impact on public life, especially within the context of the global village. Prophetic ministry was shaped by Jesus’ prophetic role in his ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    In many African tribes, sexual relations are legitimate only within the context of marriage. Moreover, all marriages are preceded by extensive preparations involving, inter alia, education (given by the elders of the ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The Western world has always viewed the African continent as plagued by corruption; dictatorship; military coups; rebellious leaders; greediness; misuse of power; and incompetent, politically unstable leaders - in effect, ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S.; Pieterse, Hendrik J.C. (Hennie) (Society for Practical Theology in South Africa, 2008)
    In this article we present two perspectives of the relationship between liturgy and the needs of the society as the church seeks to live out her faith. The one perspective is from the white Dutch Reformed Church, while the ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-06-07)
    This article is dedicated to Prof. Dr Andries van Aarde who has mentored a large number of students during his time as a lecturer at the University of Pretoria. It is written at the time when workers in South Africa are ...