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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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Loubser, J.A. (Johannes Albertus), 1949- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    This article analyses features concerning the search for a centre for Pauline theology and indicates why such an endeavour is better carried out within the context of multi-dimensional scriptural exegesis. The text theory ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cornelius, Elma M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The purpose of a text is related to its rhetorical genre, but it is important to realise that genre is more than the form and function of discourse. Genre derives from and is related to the author's motive in responding ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The transmission of Jesus' message by the earliest Christian communities evolved into the synoptic tradition. In this process, the proclamation of Jesus was expanded. According to Rudolf Bultmann, the question of how the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The question is posed what the situation of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church was at the eve of the second Anglo-Boer War 1899-1901. To be able to answer this question, attention is focused on certain aspects of the history ...
  • Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The problem of monotheism and violence, as put forward by Assmann in a recent article "Monotheismus und Ikonoklasmus als politische Theologie", is addressed. Violence in a religious context more often than not emanates ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, Pieter J.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Brief description of radio-carbon and its implications serves as the context for a plea to extensively and radically revise "orthodox" Reformed theological discourse as practised in South Africa. Faith within a worldview ...
  • Thom, Johan C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2001)
    The religio-historic background of the NT is of cardinal importance for its interpretation; however, it is far from easy for New Testament scholars to attain a thorough knowledge of this background. What is needed is not ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...