Barnard, Jaco; Wepener, Cas, 1972-(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
“Does the Sunday worship service have an impact on believers’, Christian identity and
way of life?” is the main question explored in this article. Using the Grounded Theory
method of empirical research, this research ...
Tolmay, Barry John(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
In 1994, South Africa experienced a radical paradigm shift which in some ways led
Afrikaans reformed churches into a state of semi-paralysis. Over the past twenty-six
years the church has had to deal with the resultant ...
Molopyane, Lethabo M.(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
Using dance perspective and Homi Bhabha’s postcolonial ambivalence theory, this
study re-reads the events that occurred during the banquet at Herod’s house. Unlike
previous perspectives that focuses on the gruesome murder ...
Van der Merwe, J.M. (Johan Matthys)(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
This contribution gives an overview of how four of the important reformed churches
in South Africa responded to the challenge of poverty from 1994 to 2019. Following
an introduction, the first part of the chapter defines ...
Van der Merwe, Rudolf(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
This historic-critical study analyses the development of ecumenism from 1990 to 2020
within the traditional Afrikaans speaking reformed churches in South Africa. The
study attempts to determine whether the so-called ...
Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim)(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
This article argues that “missional ecclesiology” in the last decades became a
new mission paradigm for churches in South Africa, especially after the demise of
apartheid. After an overview of the development of a “missio ...
Dube, Zorodzai(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
Using narrative, reader-response and social feminist approaches, the study takes a
discourse analysis of looking into representations of female bodies within the Jewish-
Christian healthcare and Greek Hippocratic healthcare ...
De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne)(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
We live in a time in which the way of life characterised as “ethical” or “moral” is under
stress. The challenge we face is to take up responsibility for salvaging and enhancing
the exercise of moral responsibility in all ...
Kabongo, Kasebwe Timothee Luc(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
The transformation of theological education in the context of Africa has motivated
this research. It discusses ways an Africanised theological education could help
integrate knowledge with understanding and wisdom. The ...
Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944-(University of Pretoria, 1979)
Afrikaans: Die doel van die ondersoek was om die verband tussen die
profetiese uitsprake in die boek Hosea na te gaan en te
bepaal of daar enige ontwikkeling is ten opsigte van die
inhoud. Om die doel te bereik, is 'n ...
Kruger, Pieter(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
During the past nearly 30 years the epochs of democratisation and globalisation became
intertwined with the South African society, determining its spirit of the age. The
democratisation of South African since 1994 has ...
Kotze, Peter; Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus)(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2020)
This article explores the possibility of the involvement of the ecumenical church in
addressing the complex issue of sex trafficking. It is done through a glocal theological
theory built on missional theology and social ...
Ezekiel’s sign-act of the two sticks is an interpretive quagmire. Interpretive issues include the association of ‘Israel’ with both sticks, the use of the name ‘Joseph’ to identify the entity associated with the second ...
The process of reading and meaning-making is complex, ever-evolving and multi-faceted. This
dynamism essentially displaces empiricism and its positivistic outlook. The Bakhtinian
paradigm adopted in this article underscores ...
The overall purpose of this article is to provide biblical evidence for the church’s effectiveness in
legitimating and maintaining a Christian identity, a matter which has recently been silenced by
African government ...
The reading and interpretation (exegesis) of Revelation 20 conjures controversy and ongoing
scholarly debates due to the fact that there is generally no consensus about its semantic
signification. It is imperative to ...
The depiction of Yhwh’s marriage to Rebellious Israel and Treacherous Judah in Jeremiah 3 has resisted interpretation in terms that cohere with the text’s surroundings or our wider historical and theological understanding ...
A number of New Testament Scholars contend that Matthew’s emphasis for God’s Kingdom
in the Lord’s Prayer either implores God to establish His empire on earth, or stands as a
catalyst for character formation, or even ...
M’bwangia, Fednand Manjew(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2020-12)
This article was prompted by my fervour to find out how modern and ancient
cultures influence Christian conception and the practice of salvation. To address
this issue, I decided to do a comparative study of salvation ...