For more than four decades, a variety of theologians from different backgrounds and
different points of departure have argued that the language we use in reference to God and
humanity should be inclusive of different ...
Iuliu-Marius, Morariu(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-07-24)
It has been often said nowadays that since the fall of Constantinople, the Eastern-Orthodox
Church has not been concerned with political theology. In this research, we will try to show
that aspects of the aforementioned ...
Jansen van Rensburg, Marthinus Jacob(AOSIS, 2018-10-03)
The purpose of this article is to investigate the understanding of God by members of the
Netherdutch Reformed Church (Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika [NHKA]), their
liturgical experience and its influence on the ...
Rugwiji, T.T. (Temba)(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2018)
The African continent in general, and Zimbabwe in particular, continue to endure the acrimony of “natural resource curse” in spite of an abundance of natural resources. Africa consumes what it does not produce, and produces ...
This study traces the manner in which the evangelist Mark presents Jesus as a healer. While
this is the primary focus, I am also interested, from an identity perspective, in why Mark is
keen to present Jesus as the best ...
Through interacting with the sick, did Jesus contract infectious diseases or did he take
preventive herbs to avoid them? During biblical times, infectious diseases were fatal. Diarrhoea,
cough, pneumonia and skin diseases ...
Geel, Leon; Beyers, Jaco(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-07-26)
The apparatus theory is used to challenge the interpretation of religion and also to determine
whether religion is a factor to contend with in modern society. Religion could be the element
that keeps the city intact or ...
Duncan, Graham A.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-07-26)
Since 1994 and the coming of democracy to South Africa there has been a concerted attempt to
develop a coherent, unified educational system that will redress the inequities of the apartheid
systems. Significant to this ...
Shirvani, S.M.H. (Seyed)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-08-22)
This article, through a comparative study, aims at defining and analysing the concept of hope
in the Quran versus psychology. The study defines common and differential grounds in the
area, and suggests a proper approach ...
Rugwiji, T.T. (Temba)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-05-26)
Circumcision originated from ancient religious (biblical) and cultural societies. Study has
shown that in both the biblical (Israelite) context and among the Karanga people in
Zimbabwe circumcision emerged as a rite of ...
Van der Merwe, Gert Jacobus; Wepener, Cas, 1972-(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2018)
The main aim of this article is to consider the value of special liturgical services in
facilitating faith formation in children. Ideally liturgical rituals should be developed
and performed in such a way as to recognise, ...
Adedibu, B.A. (Babatunde)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-08-21)
The religious transnationalism evident in the 21st century has heralded a new paradigm of
religion ‘made to travel’ as adherents of religions navigate various cultural frontiers within
Africa, Europe and North America. ...
During 2017, the year of its centenary celebration, the Faculty of Theology at the University
of Pretoria finalised the process to change its name to the Faculty of Theology and Religion.
This indicates an inclusivity ...
Van Oort, Johannes (Hans)(Brill Academic Publishers, 2018)
The article first explores Augustine’s conspicuous references to ‘God’s Hand’ in his Confessions by presenting a fresh translation and brief commentary of the relevant texts. In the commentary special attention is given ...
Fraser, William John(Education Association of South Africa, 2018-05)
It has often been said that any student engagement that is poorly monitored during teaching practice (TP) will not necessarily contribute much to their professional development and teacher identity. This applies specifically ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-07-31)
Martin Luther lectured moral philosophy in Wittenberg. He was therefore a well-trained
philosopher in the tradition of Willem Ockham. Throughout his academic career, he respected
the important contribution of philosophy ...
Matsveru, Florence; Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht(AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-08-08)
This article is based on a PhD study entitled: ‘Wellbeing and work performance of Christians
in managerial positions: A Namibian case study’. The main aim of the study was to find out if
there is a correlation between ...
De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne)(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2018-07-04)
It is now 49 years since Johan Heyns’s Sterwende Christendom? [Dying Christendom] was
published (1969) in which he traced the history of secularisation and its impact on the
theology of his time and 36 years since the ...
This article focuses on issues of gender in Bible translation and looks at how the dominant
patriarchal framework that underlies biblical cultures, including both traditional and
contemporary cultures, influences ...
Simut, Ramona(Universitatea Babes-Bolyai, Catedra de Filosofie Sistematica, 2017)
This paper is an inquiry into Edward Schillebeeckx’ concept of resurrection,
though it is fairly different from a thorough analysis of the meaning of resurrection per se.
The difference comes from the fact that we will ...