Browsing HTS Volume 57, Number 1&2 (2001) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 57, Number 1&2 (2001) by Issue Date

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  • Roberts, J.H. (John Henry), 1934- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The study deals with the question whether fJ£Tcl xapat: in Colossians 1:11 is linked to what precedes or follows it. In trying to answer the question the motivations given for either choice are scrutinised while the use ...
  • Geyser, Piet A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The aim of this article is to reflect on the hermeneutical premises in the historical Jesus research of JP Meier. Of the intended three volumes two of Meier's books on Jesus have been published: A marginal Jew: Rethinking ...
  • Waetjen, Herman C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Again and again throughout the history of Christian thought theological apologetics has dissolved the great ironic paradox of Jesus Christ into binary oppositions. In these historical contexts cultural relevancy has ...
  • Van Tilborg, Sjef; Tilborg, Sjef van (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The aim of this article is to investigate the allusion to the possibility of touching God (t/RlAatPacu) in Paul's Areopagus speech (Acts 17:27). The article aims at assessing the Lukan notion of God's nearness in space ...
  • Scheffler, Eben (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    In this article the communication of the parable of the good Samaritan is investigated with regard to various readers and contexts. Emloying narratological categories the parable is firstly considered as story at face ...
  • Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The question is what the speaker in James 2:2-3 intended when he said that the rich man may sit "here" on a good place, but that the poor man must stand over "there" or may sit "under" his footstool. It is argued that ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Both the structure of the overarching literary blocks in the Pentateuch (primarily containing either narrative or legal material) and the unfolding of its story line attest to the fact that the legal sections in the ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Pelser, G.M.M. (Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This article reflects a conversation between Andries G van Aarde and Gert Pelser. G M M Pelser was professor of New Testament at the University of Pretoria from 1972 to 2001. The following issues were discussed: the ...
  • Sim, David C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The scholarly debate about the social setting of the Matthean community has largely focused on the single but complex issue of the relationship between the Matthean community and the Jewish world. In the last decade, ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This study makes use of Ferdinand Hahn's insights (with Son of God as case study) to indicate how the naming of Jesus developed in stages. It is shown that the name Son of God was not used by Jesus. It functioned within ...
  • Vos, C.J.A. (Casparus Johannes Adam), 1945- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    As a consequence of the bipolar tension between theory and practice, experience (considered in the South African context) influences the church's reflection on Practical Theology. Insight into the economic system of the ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The conclusion of the article is that Holy Communion should include infants. When the broader framework of theologizing happens to be the covellant, this possibility becomes an imperative. Children - together with others ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The article unfolds the development from the apocalyptic view of life to the eschatological one, as seen by Walter Schmithals. The historical Jesus was part of the apocalyptic movement. The message of the early church ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    In the past two decades, narrative criticism (narratology) and social-scientific criticism have come to the fore as the two most prominent new methodologies to be associated with gospel research. When these two methodologies ...
  • Van Staden, Piet (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Rituals are social mechanisms that have the very important function of effecting transitions in social and/or religious roles and status. Such transitions can be both internal and external in nature. Rituals should be ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The reductionist trend of the notion of a canon in the canon is radically changed in a postmodern era. A modernist hegemonic notion of canon shifted towards a contextually based inter subjective dialogue between reader ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Theologians see the postmodern era either as a crisis or a challenge, depending on their view of Scripture and on the roots of the postmodern era. This is illustrated by contrasting the views of Johan Janse van Rensburg ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Groenewald, Jonanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    With the turn of the century it once again became clear that apocalypticism and millennialism are important themes. At the dawn of a new millennium the expectancy arises that the end of the world is at hand. Apocalypticism ...
  • Du Toit, Andrie B. (Andreas B.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Discussions of the role of women in the church's ministry, as well as feminist attacks on Paul, require that the debate on 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 should continue. The latest attempt to solve the clash between 1 Corinthians ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    God, and not the Bible as such, is the church's primary authority. Jesus of Nazareth is the manifestation of God in history. In a post-Aufkllirung environment one cannot escape the demand to think historically. To discern ...