Browsing HTS Volume 51, Number 2 (1995) by Issue Date

Browsing HTS Volume 51, Number 2 (1995) by Issue Date

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  • Basson, M.M.J.; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Of the six basic scholarly approaches to the Song of Songs, the literary approach is today most widely accepted. This approach still however does not give all the answers to the problem of an evasive theological relevance, ...
  • Duling, Dennis C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This article explores marginality theory as it was first proposed in the social sciences, that is related to persons caught between two competing cultures (Park; Stonequist) , and, then, as it was developed in sociology as ...
  • Bekker, C.J.; Nortje, S.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In this article the authors try to trace the possible influence of the 'sacrifice' of Isaac, as narrated in Genesis 22, on the proclamation of Jesus as the suffering Messiah. The New Testament authors made use of this ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The communion formulary of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk states clearly that a church member may not take part in revolutionary activities and that he should obey governmental authorities. Two questions are asked: 1. ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The angst experienced by Du Plessis assumes the form of a problem on which he ponders in his poetry. The questions that he poses differ in form only from the bewilderment experienced by the naïve. The poetic art of the ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Nel, Celia (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The 'formgeschichtliche' method has proved to be inadequate in its conclusions on the pre-literary phase of literary documents. The study of orality provides another means of investigating the oral stages of written documents. ...
  • Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim); Mjwabe, F.E. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Traditional belief is still very strong among black South Africans. Many Christians not only believe in Christ, but also in the spirits of the forefathers. The question arises as to how the relationship between ...
  • Pilch, John J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This essay sketches a basic introduction to medical anthropology as a key to understanding and interpreting the healing activity of the historical Jesus described in the gospels. It presents select literature, leading experts, ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.); Vledder, Evert-Jan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Individuals or societies are always pursuing their own interests. Interests are identified in terms of domination and the retention of the status quo against subordination and the pursuit of change. The conflict between ...
  • Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim); Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    During the years 1855 to 1858 the South African Republic in the Transvaal created a new constitution. In this constitution a unique relationship between church, people and government was visible. This relationship was ...
  • Van Staden, Piet (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Taking cognizance of the fact that language - especially metaphorical language - can be expressive of deeplying cultural or religious symbol sets in man, the study explores the possible original content of the syntagma ...
  • Van Wyk, G.M.J. (Gafie) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In the past metaphors were researched by means of theories. These theories on metaphors were developed as language theories or studies on the philosophy of language. Even when philosophical studies on the metaphor went ...
  • Mulemfo, M.M. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The Manianga of Zaïre believed, and still believe, in a Supreme Being called 'Nzambi Mpungu '. He is the origin of all health care, including medicinal plants. According to traditional understanding, God uses the ancestors ...
  • Stegemann, Wolfgang, 1945-; Strecker, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)