Browsing HTS Volume 60, Number 3 (2004) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 60, Number 3 (2004) by Issue Date

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  • Dreyer, Yolanda; Van der Schaaf, Tiny; Schaaf, Tiny van der (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The article explores the model of Christie Neuger with regard to pastoral counselling with women who have been sexually violated in an ecclesial context. This model is complemented by the narrative philosophy of Paul ...
  • Botha, Philippus Jacobus (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The article presents a literary and social-scientific analysis of the text of Psalm 101. The ideological purpose of the text seems to have been more than a mere declaration of intent made by someone about to ascend the ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article is a theological contribution aimed at creating an understanding of the phenomenon of witchcraft in South Africa. Witchcraft still causes major social problems in this country. The article argues that the ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The title, a parody on Ruth 4:15bb and Proverbs 31:28, counterposes the motif of praise in the final scene of what is probably the opus classicum for the foregrounding of women in the Old Testament with the same motif in ...
  • Spies, Lina (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article concentrates on one of the great achievements of postmodernism regarding theology: the highlighting of the inseparable relation between religion and poetry. The article argues that, as we are unable to fashion ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article focuses on Max Weber’s views on the power of religious ideas. Ideas shape the world by creating groups following their own interests. Weber also illustrates how one idea (the covenant) shaped Israel into a ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Any society and its institutions are coercive. While acknowledging the invaluable contribution made by mission education towards the development of black South Africans, Lovedale Missionary Institution exemplifies the ...
  • Steyn, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The origin and text form of Psalm 45:6-7 (44:7-8) in Hebrews 1:8-9 are investigated. On a tradition-historical level it is established that Psalm 45:1-2b was quoted in 4Q171 in early Judaism, but in early Christianity, ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In the postmodern world young people no longer accept the values advocated by the institutionalised church as unquestionably relevant to their lives, one of the reasons for this being that the supremacy of the Christian ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article traces the roots of aggression, anger and violence in South Africa and the rest of the world. The paper is divided into four parts: Aggression, Anger, Catharsis and Violence. As a result of violence against ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In this article the understanding of the resurrection of Jesus by William Lane Craig, Gerd Lüdemann and John Dominic Crossan are used as starting point to discuss two issues with regard to the study of the resurrection of ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Postcolonial hermeneutics is concerned with linguistic, cultural and geographical transfer. Within the framework of biblical studies it explores strategies of interpreting texts from the situation of previously colonised ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The article provides an exposition of the theology of Günter Altner, well-known German scholar in both biology and theology. The article argues that, in Altner’s mind, the designs of Schweitzer and Darwin are applied as ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Reviews of history are ideological constructions. This article investigates historical reviews in the apocalyptic literature of Daniel and Ethiopic Enoch. In Daniel 2 a fourfold scheme of successive kingdoms/empires/eras ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In many ways the psalms fulfill a bridging function between divergent denominations that previously avoided each other. In the Hebrew text of the Psalter most of the psalms bear clear titles. None of the titles of the ...
  • Kotze, Zacharias (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article reviews several approaches to the study of anger in the Old Testament. It focuses on the use of methodology in these trends with specific reference to the common neglect of Classical Hebrew terminology and ...
  • Ingram, Riaan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In light of the contemporary epistemological discussion with regard to historical Jesus-studies and historiography in general, recent scholarship proposes that historical criticism and creativity should be combined to form ...
  • Beukes, C.J. (Cornelius Johannes); Beukes, Johann (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    Philosopher Michel Foucault’s work has become a major strand of what is often referred to as “postmodern theology”. The wider relevance of his work for theology nevertheless still remains unexamined. This contribution ...
  • De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    According to the view of the Reformers Luther and Calvin work is a vocation of God. This article attemps to establish whether this view is still valid today. A number of factors that contribute to presentday Christians ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    This article is a homiletic reflection on the words of Stephen in Acts 7:48f that “the most High dwelled not in temples made with hands; as said the prophet, ‘Heaven is my throne, and earth is my footstool: what house will ...