Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947-(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2017)
Poverty is referred to in Proverbs, as well as Sirach and
4QInstruction. These books do show some mutual tendencies,
shared elements and a similar mode of literature, but are also part
of a dynamic process. Reference ...
Maluleke, T.S. (Tinyiko Sam)(University of South Africa, Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology, 2017)
Although no conventional biography of Allan Boesak has been published, either by
himself or others, as far as we are aware, we have enough data and information in various
places to make small beginnings of the long overdue ...
Snyman, S.D. (Stephanus Daniel), 1954-(University of Pretoria, 1985)
This study investigates ant hi theses in the Book of Ma 1 a chi on the
level of syntax, style and content with the purpose of identifying
them and of determining their influence on the message of each
pericope in the ...
This article reflects on hermeneutics in the widest sense of the concept and not on the detailed
technicalities from philosophical and other perspectives. Hermeneutics will be taken to refer to
the whole act and process ...
In this article the contribution of professor Frans J. van Zyl (1913–2008) will be scrutinised
as to determine the influence his thoughts had on the theology of the Netherdutch Reformed
Church. As Van Zyl was seen as a ...
Malan, Gert Jacobus(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-04-28)
The development in Ricoeur’s concept of time did not receive as much attention as his move
from eidetic to hermeneutic phenomenology and his Time and Narrative, with which it
coincided. This paper attends to the lacuna, ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles); Le Roux, Elritia(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-09-22)
The article is a lexicographic contribution to Reformation 500. Two relatively unknown
Lutheran theologians to the South African public, namely August Francke and Paul Tillich,
are presented here. Both were students and ...
Geyser-Fouche, Ananda B.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-09-22)
In this article the concept of ‘church’ in the Old Testament is investigated, the way this concept
started, developed and evolved is discussed, and then the question is asked whether it is
possible to employ this concept ...
Dreyer, Willem Akkerhuys (Wim)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-09-29)
The Faculty of Theology of the University of Pretoria is celebrating its centenary during 2017.
Since its inception in 1917, the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (by agreement)
appointed lecturers in the Faculty ...
This article presupposes the right of the faithful to pose critical questions about God. God concepts
cannot be distanced or freed from ideology. In the Hebrew Scriptures, the reflection
on Jahwe and Elohim are mostly ...
Hirschman, David Wesley(University of Pretoria, 2017)
The aim of this work, Missional Focus, Form and Function are Redefining
American Christianity, is to capture and express a cohesive account of a developing
missional church movement in the United States and its influence ...
This article suggests that the metaphor of Paul as seed-picker who gathers dirt from the market in Athens (Acts 17:18) is part of the broad slave metaphor found in Greco-Roman literature and in the New Testament. The stigma ...
Mokoena, Katleho K.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-10-27)
Son of Man (2006) is the first Jesus film to be produced in South Africa and the first Jesus film
with an all-black cast amongst all films about the life of Jesus. Son of Man retells the story of
Jesus from the pre-1994 ...
Geyser-Fouche, Ananda B.; Fourie, Carli(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-10-27)
In this article, the concept of inclusivity in the Old Testament is investigated and the theology
of ‘Otherness’ is discussed broadly. Various authors discuss the ‘Otherness’ in biblical Israel.
These views are critiqued ...
Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-10-25)
A very simplified description of physics could be, according to Wikipedia, natural science that
involves the study of matter and its motion and behaviour through space and time. In relation
to this simplified description ...
Miller-McLemore, B.J. (Bonnie)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-10-25)
This essay appraises the history of the International Academy of Practical Theology (IAPT),
arguing that competing aims have pulled it in different directions. The essay arose initially out
of a roundtable on IAPT at an ...
Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944-(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2017)
This article highlights the impossibility of ever grasping fully the
meaning of an OT text and how this loss can be approached. Historical
criticism underscored the notion that the OT/HB originated
over many years: texts ...
Botha, Philippus Jacobus(Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2017)
Psalm 39 is a peculiar, late post-exilic wisdom composition which
reflects the style of a supplication of a sick person, but actually
rather constitutes a meditation on the transitoriness of human life. It
has been ...
This article pays tribute to the contribution made by Yolanda Dreyer regarding critique on the
prevalence of patriarchy in society, as well as her defence of homosexuality as a normal sexual
orientation. Taking as point ...