Browsing HTS Volume 52, Number 4 (1996) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 52, Number 4 (1996) by Issue Date

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The necessity of a critical interpretation of dogma is evident among two lines. First, by its nature dogma is relative to the Word of God. Second, meanings, understanding and relevancies differ from one cultural setting ...
  • Bezuidenhout, L.C. (Louis Christiaan) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    Recent research concerning the origin of Israel has the potential to cause theological disorientation. The birth of Israel and its religion was unpretentious and not as unique as it may appear in the Biblical accounts. ...
  • Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The conviction within the ranks of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika that the church has a responsibility with regard to the social order is strongly based on a reading of the Old Testament which can be traced ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In view of recent suggestions that opposing theological modalities could develop in the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika, the purpose of this paper is to consider the consequences of such a development. This is done ...
  • Mpanza, S.P. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The essence of being a church is love. The church as an organization based on love has the responsibility of loving God, his people and the world which God himself loved first. This paper is about the responsibility of ...
  • Van der Merwe, P.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The intimate and symbiotic relationship between religion and culture postulated by various sociologists of religion is accepted as backdrop for an elaboration of the principle of the church being in the world but not of ...
  • Pont, A.D. (Adriaan Drost), 1927- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In this study attention is given to the question of the correlation between and/or position of the church vis à vis culture among the republican Afrikaner of the 19th century. Initially attention is given to a ...
  • Beukes, M.J. du P. (Mattheus Johannes du Plessis) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    Multicultural education has become a world-wide phenomenon. International communication has made the world smaller, and multicultural education has become a need which every country, nation and church has to address. A ...
  • Van der Watt, J.G. (Jan Gabriel), 1952-; Joubert, Stephan Jacobus, 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    After an overview of various forms of crucifixion in the ancient world, the available archaeological data and artistic renderings of different means of crucifixion are discussed. The New Testament information concerning ...
  • Botes, H.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    This article aims to deal with the selfunderstanding of the Nederduitsch Hervomde Kerk van Afrika. In particular, attention is given on church polity and its effect on the practical implementation of the church's task to ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    This paper is an attempt to define the relation between culture and preaching. The Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika frequently refers to the church as a 'peoples church' ('volkskerk'). Owing to political changes ...
  • Engelbrecht, J.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The last book of the Bible was not written in the first instance to say something about the believer's attitude towards and use of culture as such. However, between the lines important information is to be found. Those who ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The origin and development of the idea of Christianity as a single society in the Roman Empire under the leadership of the state or emperor and the Church or pope is investigated. The idea developed differently in the East ...
  • Pelser, G.M.M. (Gerhardus Marthinus Maritz) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In this study the question is posed as to whether Paul was of the opinion that, apart from proclaiming the gospel, the church should be involved in cultural matters and even take the responsibi!ity for furthering ...
  • Steenkamp, L.J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The church never exists and acts in a cultural vacuum. Its members live within a given cultural framework of values and symbols co-existent in society. This entails a very real danger of the church subserving the pressure ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    Culture criticism represents a critical position towards those culturally oriented studies which advocate a positivist subject-object schema in epistemology. In this kind of epistemology, knowing is a one-directional process ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In this article poverty in the world of the New Testament is explained in the light of the social dynamics of the first century Eastern Mediterranean. The focus is on the sub-culture of the disreputable poor. Features of ...
  • Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    Since 1994 the Republic of South Africa has undergone profound political and cultural changes. The churches in South Africa (including the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika as an Afrikaans-orientated church) need ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1996)
    In this social-scientific investigation a group of teaching intellectuals from the Hasidic movement are identified as the authors of Daniel 7-12. Their stance towards society during the crisis, brought about by the drastic ...