Browsing HTS Volume 58, Number 1 (2002) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 58, Number 1 (2002) by Issue Date

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  • Muller, Julian C.; Van Zyl, Hermie C. (Hermias Cornelius) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Imagination and hope are two key concepts in the theology of Walter Brueggemann, an Old Testament scholar. Prophetic texts from the Old Testament, analysed by Brueggemann, are discussed in this article. The principles ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of the article is to describe leadership from the perspective of friendship. This perspective highlights a pastoral rather than a power oriented approach to leadership. Such an approach would be compatible with ...
  • Muller, Julian C.; Louw, N.A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The article focuses on the relevance of Walter Brueggemann’s work for the pastoral narrative therapeutic approach. The concept of imagination and its use in both pastoral narrative therapy and Brueggemann’s work are ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article focuses on Andries Van Aarde’s book, “Fatherless in Galilee”, is an important contribution to the historical Jesus study in South Africa. Van Aarde depicted Jesus as someone who grew up fatherless. For Jesus ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article is to reflect on Ernst Käsemann’s dictum that apocalypticism was the mother of all Christian theology. Käsemann used the Jesus tradition behind the Gospel of Matthew for the substantiation of his ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this article the impact and effect of representing language in the Bible and poetry is considered. The landscape of metaphors is viewed and their different functions are indicated. The language of imagery is explored ...
  • Meiring, Piet (Pieter Gerhard Jacobus), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this article, Piet Meiring who served as Committee Member on the TRC discusses the often disputed religious character of the Commission. Quoting examples from the TRC process he describes the debate that developed – ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article seeks to show the importance of culture and symbols, as in the business sector in terms of corporate culture and image, so too mutatis mutandis in the church. The post liberal theology would be a basis of ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945-; Van der Merwe, J.F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This study looks at the biblical principal of stewardship in the context of building up the local church. The study starts with the methodological principels of Practical Theology and various models of the process of ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Taking the Seventh Commandment (according to the numbering of the Calvinist tradition) as its focus, this article examines the hermeneutical principles of the Reformer, John Calvin, for the exposition of the Decalogue. ...
  • Sim, David C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The dissection of the wicked servant in Mathew 24:51 is a difficult passage to interpret. Most scholars argue that Matthew could not have intended this particular motif to be taken literally, so they propose a metaphorical ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Volschenk, G.J. (Gert Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article is to discuss the presuppositions and shortcomings of the historical critical exegesis in connection with the study of the land and land tenancy in Israel. The following questions are asked: Why ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The focus of the article is on the concepts marriage and sexuality against the background of changing paradigms. It shows how perceptions on marriage and sexuality has changed as it manifested and still manifests in ...
  • Spangenberg, I.J.J. (Izak J.J.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Biblical scholarship experienced a major paradigm shift at the end of the nineteenth century. This shift had an enormous impact on the way in which the Bible was read and studied by scholars during the twentieth century. ...
  • Beukes, C.J. (Cornelius Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This essay is an attempt to detrivialize and depublicize the sexual discourse by reintroducing an aspect of Michel Foucault’s historiography of sexuality, namely his analysis of the intrinsic private nature of ars erotica, ...
  • Bons-Storm, Riet (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The basic questions of Practical Theology concern the development of a community of faith built on, and building the faithful lives of its members in their particular contexts. This article is an exploration of the ...
  • Volschenk, G.J. (Gert Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article is that the literary critical study of the land in the Old Testament and the New Testament provides a holistic, coherent hermeneutic framework for the interpretation of the Biblical jubilee. Martens ...
  • Cilliers, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This paper concentrates on the role of the congregation in the process of preaching, contending that true contextualisation can only take place when the congregation fulfills its role as carrier and protector of the truth. ...
  • Negrov, Alexander I. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This study focuses on the hermeneutical theory of the Russian Orthodox theologian Fr. Sergius Bulgakov (1871-1944). It singles out the basic principles of that theory for discussion. The following principles are considered: ...
  • Hofmeyr, H.M. (Henry Murray) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article describes J B Metz’s “transcendental phase”, when he worked on reformulating scholastic theology within the concepts of twentieth century anthropology. The major categories of Metz’s early thought are described ...