Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 23 Issue 2 (2002) by Issue Date

Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 23 Issue 2 (2002) by Issue Date

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  • Van Zyl, Hermie C. (Hermias Cornelius) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The portrayal of Jesus' death in Luke-Acts remains an intriguing issue. Ever since the rise of critical scholarship it has become the standard view that Luke does not accord salvific meaning to the death of Jesus, but ...
  • Hofmeyr, H.M. (Henry Murray) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The author argues that a theory of concupiscence (desire), the subject of much of Metz's early work (during his "transcendental phase") implicitly plays a decisive role in his Political Theology. The implied concept of ...
  • Viljoen, Francois P. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The hymns in Revelation 12-22 function as type of commentary, as they interpret the narrative events of the kernel plot. Being separated spatially and in some instances temporally, the hymns offer interpretations on the ...
  • Erasmus, J.A.; De Klerk, Barend Jacobus, 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this article meta-theoretical perspectives for youth ministry are presented from the fields of psychology and sociology. In the first place, it is determined what the various psychological development phases of the ...
  • Fischer, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article deals with the Old Testament's depiction of the historical developments that led to the division in Israel's monarchy. It presents the underlying factors that destabilised the country during the lifetimes of ...
  • Schoeman, L.G.; Verster, Pieter; Kritzinger, J.J. (Johan Jakob) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    There are reasons why the churches in the white community of South Africa are not really concerned or involved in the HIV / Aids pandemic, which is primarily ravaging the Black community. This may, however, be regarded as ...
  • Potgieter, S.T. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this research certain theological concepts in the so-called farewell discourses of Jesus in John 13:1-17:26 is systematised. These theological concepts are identified as the unique characteristics belonging to a group ...
  • Bos, Rein, 1955- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article deals with the tension between the preaching of the gospel of Jesus (the preached Jesus) as a source of joy on the one hand and the critical questions of the theologian (the historical Jesus) on the other. In ...
  • Moyise, Steve (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The literary term "intertextuality" was introduced into biblical studies in 1989 and concerns the complex relationships that exist between texts. Not surprisingly, this was of interest to those who study the use of the Old ...
  • Malina, Bruce John (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this, the second of two parts of a continuous argument, the focus falls on the various traditions that could have influenced Paul's thinking behind his statement in Romans 1 about same-gender sexual relations and draws ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944-; Cronje, S.I. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    There has been growing interest in the book of Isaiah, particularly with regard to the unity of the book. The current debate has grown out of the discontent of more and more researchers with the historical-critical methods ...
  • Nel, Malan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The world view and culture created by the oikoumene of the Hellenistic-Roman era (331 BC to early fourth century AD) was conducive to the rise of several philosphico-religious movements, like Mithraism and other mystery ...
  • Dreyer, D.J. (Daniel) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this, the first of two articles, we focus on the identity of the church as it is revealed in the Old and New Testaments. Since the sixties of the previous century, it is widely accepted that mission is the essence of ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Mission Christianity exercised a destructive effect on traditional African cultures. In the post-1994 era, all religious faiths are encouraged to engage in the process of moral transformation. The Christian church is ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Some aspects of Gadamer's hermeneutics are discussed below: his view on method, the finiteness of being human, the value of prejudices and so forth. With Gadamer's help we are also able to think anew about our South African ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This paper analyses the work of a conference that took place in April 1955 at Bandung, Central Jawa, Indonesia. The conference was and is still an important event in the lives of the oppressed people. Representatives came ...
  • Smit, D.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Several popular and influential theological and ethical studies have recently been published relating to the notion of vocatio (calling) and the role of labour and work. Many of them focus again on the importance of this ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article focuses on Paul's use of the term "gospel". It argues that the "gospel of Christ" is God's power for the recreation of humankind. Paul is Christ's apostle who is sent to proclaim this message. The message is ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this article Psalm 37 is viewed hermeneutic-homiletically. The socio-historical context of Psalm 37 is considered. Furthermore, the structure of the Psalm receives attention, as does its posture. Particular emphasis is ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article gives a brief synopsis of Karl Heim's understanding of space in terms of its present and past spheres and the overarching metapolar sphere of God where all dichotomies are being resolved. The rather clas-sical ...