Browsing HTS Volume 53, Number 1&2 (1997) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 53, Number 1&2 (1997) by Issue Date

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  • Grabe, Petrus J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The concept of the covenant has once again become extremely relevant within the context of the debate on the relationship between the Old and New Testaments, as well as within the context, of the quest for determining the ...
  • Botma, A.; Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This article engages in a critical dialogue with Calvin's conception of the unity-diversity of the church. Calvin, by understanding faith as the believer's personal relationship with God, stresses the dynamic character of ...
  • Mans, M.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Since the views of the early Latin Church Fathers on Herod and the carnage at Bethlehem have been neglected by modem scholars, this study is an attempt to discover and interpret their opinions on the notorious king and ...
  • Mulemfo, M.M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    African culture(s) had assigned inferior roles to women in society. The first Christian missionaries did very little to liberate women from this cultural enslavement. The missionaries's understanding of the leadership roles ...
  • Price, Robert M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The article aims at reviewing theories of how the Pauline Corpus first came to be. A taxonomy consisting of four families of theories is established: Paul himself collected his writings; after his death Paul lived forth ...
  • Kloppers, Elsabe (Elizabeth Catharina) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The way we are affected by music in general and the role of association, as well as the way association influences the forming of criteria for the evaluation of music and how these criteria would apply to church music, are ...
  • Hartin, Patrick J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This study explores similarities in the thought world of the Epistle of James and the Gospel of Thomas. Particular attention is devoted to the role that the 'poor' and 'poverty' play in both documents. For the Epistle of ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946-; Nagel, Charlene (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Section 8 of the Bill of Human Rigths places the problem surrounding homosexuality on the doorstep of the church. The Bill clearly gives more recognition to the homosexual than in the the past and gives him or her equal ...
  • Verhoef, Eduard (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The relation between 1 Thessalonians and 2· Thessalonians is a disputed question. Many scholars argue that 2 Thessalonians is pseudepigraphic, written one or more decades after 1 Thessalonians. Others defend the ...
  • Schmithals, Walter (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The purpose of this article is to focus attention on the emphasis Paul gives to his report on the Jerusalem Council relative to the framework of the Letter to the Galatians. In this way, a more accurate evaluation of the ...
  • Buchner, Dirk (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This article seeks to explore what the inspired text of the Old Testament was as it existed for the New Testament authors, particularly for the author of the book of Hebrews. A quick look at the facts makes it clear that ...
  • Geyser, Anna Barbara; Van der Merwe, P.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    In this theological-historical study the question arises on the value of religious studies for theology. An outline - mainly of Prof G van der Leeuw's and Dr O Noordmans's views - is given in the article, and the following ...
  • Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935-; Basson, M.M.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This article is aimed at introducing multivalued logic as an epistemic model for theological thought within the reformational-dialectic paradigm. Nowadays, reformational-dialectic theology is challenged by postmodem culture, ...
  • Schoeman, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The history of education in antiquity is not without relevance to present-day educational theory and practice. The focus in this article is on the early Hebrews and their education. A study of early Hebrew education may ...
  • Osiek, Carolyn (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This article will explore the role and junction of the women in the empty tomb narratives of the Gospel tradition. What purpose do they play in the resurrection kerygma of the early church? Why is the story of their first ...
  • Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944-; Slabbert, M.J. (Martin Johannes) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    In this article the point of departure is that the 'meaning' of literature is to a large extent determined by literary as well as historical contexts. The literature which comes up for discussion, namely the Elisha cycle, ...
  • Pilch, John J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The article shows that it is anachronistic to speak of either Christians or Jews in the biblical period. In the New Testament both words are used pejoratively by outsiders. However, it became appropriate to speak of Jews ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Matthew is to be read as a narration with an ongoing plot and an open end. There is a correlation between the (post-paschal) Jesus' commission and the risen Jesus' presence in his disciples' (post-paschal) commission until ...
  • Veldsman, D.P. (Daniel Petrus), 1959- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The numerous 'faces of Christ' in Africa, as well as those resulting from historical study in the West, call for a rereading of the event of Jesus. From the inquiry into the origin of the numerous faces, and the ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Van Zyl, Sanrie (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Wilhelm Bousset poses in his epoch-making work Kyrios Christos: Geschichte des Christusglaubens von den Anftingen des Christentums bis Irenaeus' the question of the context and reference of the title Kyrios Christos. He ...