Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 22 Issue 1 (2001) by Issue Date

Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 22 Issue 1 (2001) by Issue Date

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  • Dandala, Mvume (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Bishop Mvume Dandala, in his inaugural lecture as honorary professor at the Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, describes the challenges awaiting the churches in the new South Africa. He does it by defending five ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Dirk Gysbert) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Imitatio Christi is a concept which, although not referred to explicitly in the Fourth Gospel, is clearly spelled out in relation to the agency motif occurring in the Gospel. The disciples of Jesus have been appointed as ...
  • Joubert, Stephan Jacobus, 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The ever growing emphasis on specialization in theological circles, coupled with constant pressure on theological researchers to come up with new theories, have, in many cases, turned theological study into an esoteric ...
  • Kritzinger, J.J. (Johan Jakob) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    In the light of the transformation in society and in tertiary education, renewed attention should be given to the church, its mission, and the mission of its theological schools. If it were true that the church is the ...
  • Vosloo, Wil (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    During the early 1920's some sporadic (and experimental) commentaries on the Bible in Afrikaans were published. However, after the Bible was translated into Afrikaans in 1933 these drops turned into a stream and soon ...
  • Painter-Morland, Mollie (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This paper wants to propose a way of dealing with the reality of difference within churches that allows for unity amidst diversity. It argues for the adoption of institutional frameworks that function as guiding and ...
  • Van der Water, D. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    In this article, the ecumenical heritage of the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa is described by the General Secretary of that church. The early history of the UCCSA, related to the London Missionary Society, ...
  • Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    References to physical families in John's Gospel are rarely discussed in secondary literature - the emphasis usually falls on the spiritual aspects. In this article the references to physical families are analysed, and it ...
  • Craffert, P.F. (Pieter Francois) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The approaches of the Jesus Seminar and the Third Quest to the study of the historical Jesus are compared. Three different aspects are considered: Why is it done?; What is it about? and How is it done? Despite differences, ...
  • Meiring, Piet (Pieter Gerhard Jacobus), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The year 2001 was declared by the Dutch Reformed Church (N G Kerk) as the "Year of Hope". The author, chairperson of the church's Committee for Reconciliation, Poverty and Moral Repair, reports on the preparations and the ...
  • Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Prayer is an integral part of the believer's communion with God. It reflects different dimensions and functions in the faith-relationship between God and man. Worship, praise, thanksgiving, intercession, petition, confession ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The aim of the article is to describe and explain the paradigm shift from a modern to a postmodern mindset regarding pastoral counseling with women. Modernistic thinking contributed to the non-identity of women, though ...
  • Mahlangu, Elijah (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The life of modern people evolves around economics and all that goes with it, such as labour, production, consumption and possessions. These things do not only motivate many peoples' behaviour, but claim most of their ...