Browsing HTS Volume 60, Number 1&2 (2004) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 60, Number 1&2 (2004) by Issue Date

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  • Strijdom, Johan (Johannes Matthys) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In this article the Baptist is compared with the upper-class/literate millennialists behind the Psalms of Solomon, the Testament of Moses, the Similitudes of 1 Enoch, and the Qumran scrolls on the one hand, and with the ...
  • Schutte, P.J.W. (Philippus Jacobus Wilhelmus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article focuses on Marcus J Borg’s book “Reading the Bible again for the first time” with the all important subtitle “Taking the Bible seriously but not literally.” He offers a new understanding of Scripture that ...
  • Smith, W.J. (Willem Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    During the last third of the twentieth century a discipline that applies psychological and psychoanalytic insight to the study of the Bible, has resurfaced within biblical studies. In his book, Soul and Psyche, Wayne Rollins ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article aims to discuss the psychological phenomenon of transference and countertransference in therapeutical relationships. This phenomenon often leads to a sexual relationship resulting in emotional and psychological ...
  • Rukundwa, L.S. (Lazare Sebitereko) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article focuses on two theological contributions based on a social analysis of the Gospel of Matthew and its application to the Banyamulenge community in the Democratic Republic of Congo: the work of Overman (1990, ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Dirk Gysbert) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article attempts to compile a soteriology in the Johannine Epistles. Circumstances and false teachings that might have influenced the theological doctrine and ethical behaviour of the community are constructed. The ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    A critical approach to the New Testament, its origins, and the development of theological trajectories in the early Jesus movements have caused historians to look for the foundational authority beyond the biblical canon ...
  • Taylor, N.H. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Luke-Acts was written during the period after the destruction of the second temple, when, for most Jews, hopes for future restoration were conceived largely in terms of rebuilding the city of Jerusalem and resuming the ...
  • Rukundwa, L.S. (Lazare Sebitereko) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In recent years the name Banyamulenge has become associated with a warrior group in Eastern Congo because of the role some of its community members played in the war against the Mobutu regime. Researchers have been intrigued ...
  • Volschenk, G.J. (Gert Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This review article of Walter Brueggemann’s book “The land: Place as gift, promise, and challenge in biblical faith” (2002) mainly focuses on land as the primary category of faith in the Bible. The main focus is on the ...
  • Riekert, S.J.P.K. (Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In order to describe the government by prepositions in the book of Revelation in terms of the Government and Binding Theory, it is imperative that the sub-theory of Case assignment be considered. With the latter as point ...
  • Van Rensburg, Fika J. (Johan Jacob Janse)., 1951-; Janse van Rensburg, F.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In 1 Peter 3:5-6 the author of First Peter refers to the holy women of the past who were submissive to their own husbands, and then refers to Sarah who obeyed Abraham and called him master. A socio-historic interpretation ...
  • Reinstorf, Dieter Heinrich (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article explores the social and religious dynamics of parables of Jesus in which “rich” and “poor” are juxtaposed. It focuses on Luke 16:19-31 (the parable of the rich man and the poor beggar Lazarus) and on Luke ...
  • Jordaan, G.J.C. (Gert Johannes Cornelis), 1951- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    During the last two decades a new interest has emerged in the structure of the letter to the Philippians, leading to a variety of text oriented studies, which have more or less confirmed the unity of the letter. This article ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The prayer in Daniel 9 theologically paved the way for prayers in the later synagogue. In this chapter the Daniel tradents linked a traditional penitential prayer to an apocalyptic narrative. Through this combination their ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The aim of the article is to focus on the Reformers’ so-called “Scripture Principle” in light of the paradigm shifts from pre-modern, to modern and to postmodern theology. The “Scripture Principle” relates mainly to two ...
  • Jackson, Glenna S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article aims to critique western understanding of New Testament times. Most of the historical reconstructions done in the West are based on what biblical scholars have learned through primary and secondary written ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The article shows that in the Jewish and Greco-Roman worlds’ belief in the afterlife underwent a progressive development. It focuses on a “belief” in no life after death in pre-exilic Judaism, which developed into the ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article argues that guilt, mercy and praise do not always receive the attention they merit in the liturgy. The article aims to enhance the liturgical meaning of the confession of sin and the absolution. The liturgical ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Presently the use of Scripture is under debate in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk. Pastors have been theologically trained in the historical critical paradigm. However, the reality is that of a rather fundamentalist approach ...