Browsing HTS Volume 56, Number 4 (2000) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 56, Number 4 (2000) by Issue Date

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  • Wolff, Ernst (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Having described Marcel's biography and the character of his thought, Part 2 of this essay continues by expounding the main themes of his philosophy. Firstly the nature and limits of human thought in relation to existence ...
  • Meiring, Piet (Pieter Gerhard Jacobus), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The author, one of a team of South Africans invited to Rwanda to advise the newly appointed Unity and Reconciliation Commission, gives an overview of the political developments that led to the bloody genocide (February-April ...
  • Wolff, Ernst (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This essay proposes a frame of reference in which the culture critical introspection of a community can be understood. A critical exposition of elements of the philosophies of Jeismann, Kuhn, Gadamer and Lyotard is developed ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The aim of this article is to reflect on the hermeneutical premises related to doctrinal criticism. The dogma of the virginal conception of Jesus as recorded in the Heidelberg Catechism and the Belgic Confession serves as ...
  • Van Eck, Ernest (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The aim of this paper is to evaluate the article by Richard Bauckham, in which he challenges the current consensus in New Testament scholarship that the gospels were written for and addressed to specific believing ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This article argues that Jesus used the expression "son of man" not in a titular way, but generically, meaning "humankind". This use of "son of man" developed into a titular usage in which Jesus is identified with "Son of ...
  • Ndoga, Sampson S.; Viviers, Hendrik (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The Song of Songs has often been treated as a platform for feminist liberationist causes. This study aims to re-examine some feminist ideological readings of the Song of Songs. Although feminist scholars insist that the ...
  • Jackson, Glenna S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Traditionally, Matthew 28:16-20 has been placed in the context of a mandate to Christianize the world. This study attempts to ascertain if the gentile women in the geneology and the Canaanite woman near the center of ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The kerygma of the New Testament is depicted in the mythological language of a bygone mythological world-view. Bultmann suggested that demythologisation is necessary in order to explore the true Existenzverstandniss ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The purpose of this article is to trace how woman has been represented in the history of theology, in the period stretching from the Renaissance to the feminist movement of the twentieth century, as the image of God. The ...
  • Jackson, Glenna S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Playing on the title of the Jesus Seminar's first major publication, The Complete Gospels, this study uses the database of the Jesus Seminar to stitch together the story of Jesus as it appears in the gospel narratives that ...
  • Loba-Mkole, Jean-Claude (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The confession in Mark 14:62 seems to be the most ,comprehensive Christological compendium of a very early Christian community. This passage reveals Jesus' identity as the Christ, Son of God and Son of man. It has a ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The origin and the development of the tradition in the Reformed churches of binding all candidates for the ministry to the confession of faith as it is expressed in both the ecumenical and reformed confessions, by expecting ...
  • Hertzog, Colin; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This study considers A A van Ruler's position with regard to theological themes like eschatology, theocracy, torah and volkskerk. It endeavours to grasp Van Ruler's understanding of the Old Testament as the norm for ...
  • Muller-Fahrenholz, Geiko (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    By interpreting a contemporary forgiveness story this article seeks to provide a fresh understanding of the classical penitential theology in "non-religious" terms (D Bonhoeffer). The "exegesis" of the story shows that ...
  • Beukes, C.J. (Cornelius Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    Employing the critical perspectives of philosophers Theodor Adorno and Michel Foucault, this article explores some consequences of the philosophical problem of Otherness within the social realm of the church. The author ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    This article presents research on the way the tradition of the Reformed Churches according to which candidate ministers have to sign a formula, found its way into the Nederduitsch Hervormde Church, and on the degree to ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The article discusses the similarities and differences between the work of Robert Funk and Walter Schmithals with regard to the discontinuity between the pre-Easter Jesus of history and the post-Easter Jesus of faith. The ...
  • Geyser, Piet A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The focus of this article is the presuppositions concerning the interpretation of the New Testament with reference to historical Jesus studies. Regarding the rhetorics of a text, communication conventions are discussed and ...