Browsing HTS Volume 63, Number 3 (2007) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 63, Number 3 (2007) by Issue Date

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  • Hendriks, H. Jurgens (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The article describes a theological paradigm shift taking place in congregations in South Africa that empower them to become involved in development work as a way of serving their neighbor. It also opens the possibility ...
  • Lotter, H.P.P. (Hendrik Petrus Pienaar) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    While it is relatively easy for most people to identify human beings suffering from poverty, it is rather more difficult to come to a proper understanding of poverty. In this article the author wants to deepen our ...
  • Nel, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    Both religion and ritual amongst others are ways by which people can express feelings in their relationships with others, the world and the Almighty God. Religion and ritual are often used to come to a better understanding ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Dirk Gysbert) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    A group of people within the Johannine community (2:18) contributed towards destroying the fellowship of this community. Because 1 and 2 John do not provide direct evidence of the identities of the community’s ...
  • Van den Heever, G. (Gerhard) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    By comparing the historical recalibration of the myth of the Mother of the Gods in Athens with the scholarly construction of the mysteries in nineteenth and twentieth century religio-historical scholarship, this essay ...
  • Punt, Jeremy (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The prominence of Romans 1:18-32 in the gay-debate is the subject of various and wide-ranging opinions as far as the most adequate interpretation of this passage. This contribution puts the debate about the text into ...
  • Dreyer-Kruger, Anet (Anna) Elizabeth; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    This research report consists of two articles. The first part is titled: Biblical models of marriage: A critical perspective. In the first article the book of Adrian Thatcher (1999) Marriage after modernity: Christian ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007)
    The article is the second of a series that aim to introduce socialscientific exegesis of New Testament texts. Social-scientific criticism represents an exegetical approach by means of which the rhetoric of texts is ...
  • Immink, F. Gerrit (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    In Protestantism the notion of faith is a core category. It expresses a specific and dynamic relationship between God and the human world. In the development of modern Protestant theology, processes of subjectivism and ...
  • Guijarro, Santiago (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Early Christian writings provide little information about the Jesus movement in Galilee, but the study of the pre-Synoptic-, and especially the pre-Markan collections, can shed some light on this important period of the ...
  • Rukundwa, L.S. (Lazare Sebitereko); Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The purpose of this article is to outline certain options and struggles, which gave rise to postcolonial theory. The author deals with various experiences of anti-slavery and anti-colonial movements in Western and ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article contributes to the fundamental rethinking of New Testament scholarship being undertaken by New Testament scholars attached to the University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, South Africa. The thrust of the ...
  • Cromhout, Markus (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article investigates how Judeans responded to Hellenism in order to maintain the integrity of their ethnic identity. Judeanism and Hellenism are regarded as alternative "symbolic universes". It is shown that Judeans ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Partnership in mission came to be a byword for developing missionary relationships during the twentieth century. During this time its meaning and practice changed, often imperceptibly. This is seen in the regular conferences ...
  • Botha, Annelie; Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article is the second which focuses on the metaphor "the church as bride". Its aim is to demystify this metaphor's use in the marriage formulary of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church of Africa from the perspective of ...
  • Botha, Annelie; Dreyer, Yolanda (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Because of the important role language, imagery and metaphors plays in the lives of human beings, it is necessary to explore the origins and implications of metaphors that could be potentially harmful to the quality of ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article grew from a review on Schoeman's book to a review article in which an actual presentation is given of some of the most important issues in comparison to a Christian viewpoint. The following topics are discussed: ...
  • Du Plessis, Yolandi; Muller, Julian C. (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article reflects on the use of a hand puppet (Billy Bear) in narrative therapeutic conversations with a five year old girl (pseudonym Lisa) who has been diagnosed with leukaemia (blood cancer). The first part of this ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    The aim of this article is to describe the multifarious facets of social-scientific critical exegesis. It consists of a discussion of the theoretical epistemological premises behind anthropological models employed in the ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    Kloppenborg's reading of the parable of the tenants (Mk 12:1-12/GThom 65) can be regarded as the first thoroughgoing realistic interpretation of the Tenants. By using extensive literary evidence on viticulture from 300 BCE ...