Browsing HTS Volume 58, Number 3 (2002) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 58, Number 3 (2002) by Issue Date

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  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article shows that church and society find themselves somewhere between the modern and postmodern eras. Postmodern thinking is becoming more and more prevalent. In the premodern era society was structured according ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    A structural analysis of Deuteronomy 14:1-21 indicates a well planned composition. A comparison with the same set of dietary regulations in Leviticus 11:2-20 indicates a process of literary growth in the Deuteronomy ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Nel, G.C.J. (Gerhardus Cornelius Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Drawing on the insights of Q research, the purpose of this article is to question the traditionally accepted position that the term “Kingdom of God” in Jesus’ sayings is to be understood in terms of an apocalyptic-eschatological ...
  • Heron, Alasdair I.C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The article discusses Karl Barth’s contribution to dogmatic theology. It describes Karl Barth’s personality and shows how his theology was put to practice in writing, in teaching, in debate, in conflict, in friendship and ...
  • Reinstorf, Dieter Heinrich (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Do the parables of Luke hold the key to an understanding of the overall purpose of Luke’s Gospel? This question is pursued by Greg W Forbes (2000) in a book entitled The God of Old: The role of the Lukan parables in the ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Globalization has brought numerous challenges to churches. Homosexuality is one of those challenges facing African churches. There has been a growing evidence of rejection, isolation, discrimination and condemnation as ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The point of departure of this article is the thesis that the understanding of reality is based on the concepts of time and space. In order to communicate the quintessence of postmodernism the concepts of time and space ...
  • Beyers, Jaco (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Although the term syncretism does not appear in the Old Testament, syncretism is widely seen as the process resulting from the contact of religions. All forms of cultural and religious contact can however not be identified ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947-; Dreyer, Yolanda; Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The pluriformity of the postmodern world presents the church with challenges on different levels. The theological discourse can be based on the pluriformity inherent to biblical material, as well as on the dynamic dialectic ...
  • Muller, Julian C.; De Jager, J.J. (Jakobus Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article serves as an introduction to qualitative narrative research from a postmodern epistemological perspective. The research is directed at four pastoral-therapeutic processes and the stories told as part of those ...
  • Nel, Malan; Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    How and where did apocalyptic literature originate? What is the relation between apocalyptic literature on the one hand, and prophesy and wisdom literature on the other? Should apocalyptic literature be regarded as a ...
  • Beukes, C.J. (Cornelius Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article investigates a recent attempt to apply philosophy within the discipline of psychotherapy and to investigate the somewhat undefined realm of philosophical counselling. After introducing the claims of this ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The Church Fathers did not have a common theory or system of atonement. Therefore, if one wants to appreciate what they had to say about atonement, one needs to study the rich images that pervade their literature. Their ...
  • Volschenk, G.J. (Gert Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The aim of this article is to study the evolution of the ancient economy from a horti-cultural one to a simplistic agrarian economy. The evolution is imbedded in the socio-historical, political and economic context of the ...
  • Den Dulk, Maarten; Dulk, M. den (Maarten), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In the reading and preaching of Scriptures people speak to one another about God. These actions are surrounded by words, gestures and rituals directed to God. However, the congregation also claims that God is addressing ...
  • Du Toit, P.W.; Spangenberg, I.J.J. (Izak J.J.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The postmodern era has wide implications for church and theology. This study is an endeavour to participate in the discourse on these implications. It reflects on what is entailed by postmodernism and how the new era ...
  • Strauss, L.J. (Lodewyk Johannes); Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    This article endeavors to sketch H P Wolmarans’ view of the interaction between Christian belief and Afrikaner culture in its fullest extent. He was lecturer since 1935 to 1959 and dean (1957-1959) of the Faculty Theology ...
  • Beukes, Johann; Beukes, C.J. (Cornelius Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In this article the post-structuralist legacy of French philosopher Jean-François Lyotard (1924-1998) is being surveyed with specific regard to his first major publication, Discours, Figure (1971). The initial impact of ...
  • Van Heerden, Magda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The relationship between humans and animals can be influenced by religious belief. Regardless of the diversity of religions, kindness to all of God’s creatures seems to be a central concept. Theologians concerned with ...
  • Tolmie, D.F. (D. Francois) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In most cases translators translate the o[noma phrases in the New Testament literally. In this article such an approach is questioned, in particular when a translator wishes to translate in such a way that the meaning of ...