Browsing HTS Volume 65, Number 1 (2009) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 65, Number 1 (2009) by Issue Date

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  • Nolte, S. Philip (Stephanus Philippus); Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-06)
    Pastors as wounded healers : emotional experience and cognitive dissonance. The relevance of reflecting on pastors’ identity and ministry is precipitated by the paradigm shift from modernity to postmodernity. Pastors often ...
  • Bae, Choon Sup; Van der Merwe, P.J. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-09)
    Ancestor worship is practiced in different forms around the world today, even in societies participating in the modern global economy. Ancestral beliefs are deeply dependent on the premise that the souls of the dead may ...
  • Botha, Pieter J.J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    A brief review of signifi cant developments in South African historical Jesus research during the past three decades is given. Although historical Jesus investigations are not characteristic or even dominant in South ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    'Voordat ek by die HTS-span aangesluit het, was ek 'n aantal jare sekretaresse by 'n skool en by die NG Gemeente Lynnwoodrif. Met die kinders nog op laerskool, was die oggendposte ideaal. 'n Hoogtepunt en in diepte ...
  • Pieterse, Hendrik J.C. (Hennie) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2009)
    Preaching on the kingdom of God: A challenge in a new context of poverty. The question addressed by this article has to do with the content of preaching in the context of laws about affirmative action affecting white ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article endorses Calvin’s conviction that the ‘descendit ad inferna’ of the Apostles’ Creed is part of the ‘summary of doctrine‘ and a matter of ‘no small moment in bringing about redemption‘ (Calvin 1960:Inst. II, ...
  • Mobie, Titus R.; Masango, Maake J.S. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article emphasises the importance of water resources, which are vital to the sustenance of life. Water is essential for various reasons: for drinking, for personal hygiene, for cooking, for watering crops, for cleaning ...
  • Kok, Jacobus (Kobus); Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    In this article, a few of the elements and dynamics of social movements will be explored. It will be argued that the traditional institutional church is in a critical period in the cycle of movements, where the need for ...
  • Nel, Malan (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The research problem of concern here is: What criteria should be used when congregations are analysed? Congregations as faith communities are defined variously. Discerning the local congregation as a defined and as an ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article investigates the uniqueness of poetry. Special attention is given to the ars poetica of the poetry of Cas Vos. Other poems are also discussed. The binding force of metaphors in poetry is considered. The essence ...
  • Kang, Shinman; Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article presents a canonical and literary reading of Lamentations 5 in the context of the book of Lamentations as a whole. Following the approach by Vanhoozer (1998, 2002) based on speech-act theory, the meaning of ...
  • Endres, Annelize; Dreyer, Yolanda (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    Existing research shows that adolescents are victimised and traumatised more often than adults. Many a time it is left to pastoral counsellors to assist such traumatised youth to overcome such experiences. This article ...
  • Cromhout, Markus (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article is a review of the book entitled Identity Formation in the New Testament (edited by Bengt Holmberg and Mikael Winninge, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2008). It is a collection of various articles using intertextuality, ...
  • Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2009)
    The article seeks to respond to the question: What role can the sacred texts play in the construction of a Christian identity that is responsible to the other in a pluralistic global world? The sacred texts of the ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Malan, Elsona (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2009)
    The article describes existing research on gerontology, and explores the role of pastoral care. When focusing on gerontology from a pastoral care point of view, certain multiprofessional aspects need to be considered. The ...
  • Nel, Malan (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The research problem concerned is: What criteria should be used when congregations are analysed? Congregations as faith communities are defined differently. Identifying the local congregation as a defined and as an empirical ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    This article aims to explore and to apply what Gérard Genette refers to as kinds of transtextual relationships and what Ulrich Luz, in his application of these insights to the Gospel of Matthew, calls the encyclopaedia of ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (OpenJournals, 2009)
    The forming of the Hebrew Bible can be depicted as an ongoing movement from traditum to traditio. Several parallel and interactive phenomena contributed to this process. One of these was intertextuality, which played a ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947-; Anderson, Joel E. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2009)
    Isaiah 36–39 is a coherent literary unity that both holds priority over II Kings 18–20 and reflects a historically reliable interpretation of the events surrounding Sennacherib’s invasion. On a literary level, Isaiah ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2009)
    The identity of the church can be either inclusivist or exclusivist. Van Ruler’s theocratic theology views the church as being an inclusive community in service of God’s kingdom. It is the vehicle God uses to introduce his ...