Browsing HTS Volume 55, Number 1 (1999) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 55, Number 1 (1999) by Issue Date

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  • Geyser, Piet A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The premise of this article is that historical research should not be predetermined in any way. All available sources should be utilized. Applied to historical Jesus studies, the implication is that the researcher cannot ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (sr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The focus of this article is on the nature of the theological ethos of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk. It is argued that the ethical direction taken by Dutch theology in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries ...
  • Snyman, S.D. (Stephanus Daniel), 1954- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The central question put in this article is: How is Yahweh portrayed in Jeremiah 20:7-13? Proceeding from the so-called final form of the text, it is argued that Yahweh is portrayed as a powerful, present and personal God ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    Against the background of the turn of the millenium, humanity finds itself in a stage of transition. Not only are the church and theology fully aware of this, but they are directly affected. This study is an endeavour to ...
  • Van Zyl, F.J. (Francois Jacobus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    This article attempts to ascertain the essence of the message preached by churches whose dogma is influenced by dialectical theology, especially that of Karl Barth. The basic point of departure is that although the theology ...
  • Verhoef, Eduard (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    W C van Manen is the most fascinating representative of the 'Dutch Radicals'. In his opus magnum (1890-1895), Paulus, he argued that we do not have any authentic Pauline epistles. Earlier, in 1865, he had defended the ...
  • Myung, Jun Ahn (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The article deals with Chrysostom and the humanists Valla, Bude and Erasmus who influenced Calvin's hermeneutics. Calvin appreciated Chrysostom's rejection of the allegorical interpretation and his emphasis on the 'simple ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The patriarchal view of reality in first-century Mediterranean culture was based on a disparity between man and woman. It was a hierarchical system in which man was considered to be above woman, as God is above human ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The article begins with a discussion of the development of the doctrine with regard to the Holy Spirit. This development took place in three phases: from apocalypticism to the Nicene Creed to the Reformation. In the doctrine ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    In the peasant society of Jesus' world the family revolved around the father. The father and the mother were the source of the family, not only in the biological sense, but because their interaction with their children created ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    In this article the apocalyptic expression 'the day of the Lord' in 2 Peter is understood in the light of the first-century Mediterranean concept of time. Unlike modern Western societies, Mediterranean peasant societies had ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    This article is written from the perspective of pastoral care and counselling with women. On account of their training in Biblical studies, pastors are aware of the gap between modem Western culture and Mediterranean culture ...
  • Beyers, Jaco; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1999)
    This study is concerned with the identity and religion of the Samaritans. The way in which the Samaritans understood their identity is highlighted by their perception of God, by the traditions they adhered to and by the ...