Browsing HTS Volume 53, Number 3 (1997) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 53, Number 3 (1997) by Issue Date

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  • Beukes, M.J. du P. (Mattheus Johannes du Plessis) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The view of church members relating to the roll of the church, roll overloading and different roll expectations have caused new thinking in the church leadership with a view on the twenty first century. This new thinking ...
  • Bezuidenhout, L.C. (Louis Christiaan) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Interesting parallels between literary and visual arts exist. A text may possess visuality, while visual arts may possess textuality. In this paper, the interrelations between the literary description of the story of ...
  • Van Wyk, D.J.C. (Daniel Johannes Cornelius) (jr) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    In this study an argument is made for reopening the debate on one of the most central and crucial confessions of Christianity, namely 'Jesus is God'. In current Christological research there is an apparent discepancy concerning ...
  • Pienaar, Henk (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The hypothesis which is investigated in this article is that the expression 'sinners' is to be seen as a label for those people who were not socially accommodated within Israelite society in the time of Jesus. This ostracism ...
  • Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    It is argued that a text from the Samaritan Liturgy which describes a royal rite at Bethel on the last day of the autumnal festival, represents a reliable tradition. This text, as well as Deuteronomy 26:2-15 to which ...
  • Osiek, Carolyn (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    'Family values' is a set of traditional images that most cultures collect, images drawn mostly from an idealized picture of family life in the recent past. For Christians, the popular image of Jesus gets included: the Holy ...
  • Du Toit, C.W. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Over the years the literary world has been one of the most productive and creative sources of Jesus interpretation. This article gives an overview of some aspects of developments in this field with reference to the African ...
  • Strijdom, Johan (Johannes Matthys) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    After an introductory explication of the social approach to myths/theologies and a consideration of the ethical urgency for such a humanistic strategy, this article offers a systematic survey of Burton Mack's incisive ...
  • Joubert, Stephan Jacobus, 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    After a brief discussion of the performative functions of persuasive discourse in general, the socio-historical context of the letter of Jude is constructed. This is followed by a literary analysis of the rhetorical strategies ...
  • Pelser, G.M.M. (Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The findings of the Jesus Seminar in the USA regarding the resurrection of Jesus as well as the fairly recent (1994) publication of Gerd Lademann's book on the resurrection of Jesus prompted this investigation into Bultmann's ...
  • Roberts, J.H. (John Henry), 1934- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Scholarly work has concentrated much effort on Colossians 1:15-20 as an early Christian hymn. In discussions with Botha (1986; 1989) and Van der Watt (1988), an attempt has been made here to prove the unity of 1 :13-20 ...
  • Steenkamp, L.J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Academic protocol in theological science determines the guidelines according to which the theologian applies theology as science. There is an inevitable interaction between the theological practice of science and Christian ...
  • Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Love is the central ethical term in John's Gospel. The meaning of the term is often misunderstood. This article investigates the use of the term in John's Gospel, especially within its familial context. It is established that, ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This orientation to the contents and meaning of postmodenism, investigating its relation to poststructuralism and its literary implications for exegesis, proposes that Daniel 7-12 can be read as sub- or minor narratives.
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The different aspects of the influential nature of Jesus' life were handed down only after his death by those who met God on the basis of the traditions with regard to Jesus. The historical Jesus is therefore to be ...
  • Du Toit, Andrie B. (Andreas B.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    Forming part of a trilogy about the first generation Roman Christians, this aricle concentrates on the ecclesiastical aspect. From some scattered and relatively small groups, the numbers of Roman Christians increased ...
  • Van Staden, Piet (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    It has been shown by scholars that Mediterranean culture of the first century exhibits certain distinctive characteristics in personality type and in concomitant social behaviour. Generally speaking, Mediterranean people ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The essay puts the view of Schmithals of the historical circumstances behind a great part of the writings of the New Testament. He makes 'aposunagogos' the terminus technicus referring to what happened in the background. ...
  • Human, Dirk J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    The Bible plays an important role in South African society. The interpretation of this book within or outside the Christian community has become an increaslingly major source of debate. It has been used and misused in ...
  • Pieterse, Hendrik J.C. (Hennie); Van der Ven, Johannes A.; Dreyer, Jaco S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1997)
    This article investigates belief in God among 538 students from standard 9 who attend Anglican and Catholic schools in the Johannesburg/ Pretoria region, and relates this belief to the students' religious socialization and ...