Browsing HTS Volume 54, Number 3&4 (1998) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 54, Number 3&4 (1998) by Issue Date

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  • Groenewald, Andre Johannes; Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    In this article the meaning and significance of Nietzsche's theorem 'God is dead' is examined. Through the reading models of Hans Küng and Jürgen Moltmann, an attempt is made to indicate that Nietzsche did not per se ...
  • Sim, David C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    According to the normative interpretation of Matthew 5:19, this logion specifies that a strict hierarchy will exist in the consummated kingdom of God based upon observance of the Jewish law. The highest place in the kingdom ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    In order to grasp the meaning of the concept of the day of the Lord in 2 Peter for today 2 Peter is interpreted in terms of a specific historical phase of eschatological development in the early church. Once this is done, ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The notion of canon has become quite complicated. In textual criticism it is no longer possible to identify the canon with only one form of the textual tradition. Canonical texts originate and function in communities of ...
  • Reinstorf, Dieter Heinrich; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Jesus' parables are to be read as metaphorical stories. Parable as metaphor demands that the parable remains open-ended and polyvalent, with the reader always involved in a participatory role. This article aims at showing ...
  • Malan, Gert Jacobus; Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The concept the day of the Lord in 2 Peter is, as a mythological expression, an example of analogical language. However, the meaning of this mytheme is not clear to modem people who do not share the mythological world-view ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The aim of this study is to describe the main characteristics of some approaches within feminist hermeneutics. The following approaches have been identified by Carolyn Osiek: 'rejectionist', 'revisionist', 'sublimationist' ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Thomas, Andre (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The aim of this article is to investigate the importance of the place Samaria in Luke-Acts. The method of investigation consists of a combination of historical critical exegesis with narrative criticism. The historical ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The focus of this article is on women in the pastoral care situation. Rather than the revolutionary approach of liberation theology, a choice is made here for a process of conscientisation. Consciousness should be raised ...
  • Stander, Hennie (Hendrik Frederik), 1953-; Van Rensburg, Fika J. (Johan Jacob Janse)., 1951- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    The faculty members of the departments of Greek and New Testament of a number of South African Universities have since 1995 been involved in discussions on the teaching of Greek to students who want to study Theology. ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Ayres, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    How are we in a modern age to understand the healing wonders of Jesus in the gospel? How must exorcism be understood? The intention of this paper is to indicate that Jesus' exorcisms are to be understood against the ...
  • Strijdom, Johan (Johannes Matthys) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Taking Albert Schweitzer's threefold criticism of psychological readings of the historical Jesus as point of departure, Davies' analysis of Jesus' baptism is critically assessed in terms of (1) his database of sources, (2) ...
  • Ras, J.M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    In this study a few text-critical and exegetical remarks on Matthew 28: 19-20 are made, based on the recent publication of the 27th edition of Nestle-Aland's Greek New Testament. These remarks are made in the light of ...
  • Patterson, Stephen J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Since the advent of the first quest for the historical Jesus in the nineteenth century, theologians have felt compelled to accept as normative either the Jesus of history (so Liberal Theology) or the Christ of faith ...
  • Otto, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    This article investigates the possibility of rephrasing the Chalcedon formula in such a manner that it will still be acceptable in the postmodern era, while at the same time not departing from its theological essence. ...
  • Roets, P.J.; Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Recently, in the name of renewal, full churches and the satisfaction of church members, the hunting season was opened on many of the church's traditional symbols. Renewal is necessary, but before a well-trusted custom ...
  • Bevolo-Manders, J.M.; Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1998)
    Based on observations of Satanism and exorcism, the article suggests that pastors are confronted with two world views which are in conflict with one another: the mythological world view of the New Testament and the ...