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  • Beukes, M.J. du P. (Mattheus Johannes du Plessis) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Since 1982 congregation development has been offered as a subject in most of the recognized practical theology departments. Certain factors have given rise to the fact that this subject and its practical application have ...
  • Borg, Marcus J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Until recently, and for a variety of reasons, most historical Jesus scholarship has typically seen Jesus as essentially non-political. Recently, this has begun to change, to a large extent because of the fuller description ...
  • 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, ...
  • Maartens, P.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This article explores the relevance and inferences of 'suffering righteousness' in the inter-textual references within Romans 4, 5 and 8. The primary objective is to determine the contextual implications of the vindication of ...
  • Borg, Marcus J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Perceptions of the relationship between the historical study of Jesus and Christian theology have swung like a pendulum between two extremes. In the nineteenth century, there was a widespread assumption that the historical ...
  • Bezuidenhout, L.C. (Louis Christiaan) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The Psalms functioned in contexts which were quite different from that of the modern church, yet they can contribute to a better understanding of the essence of the community of faith. The spirit of a community is ...
  • Ernst, J.H. (Johann Heinrich) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Research in the field of church history reveals that the Dutch Reformed Church disposes its own human rights tradition that should be viewed and judged alongside and not in opposition to its apartheid tradition. As common ...
  • Prinsloo, Willem S. (Willem Sterrenberg), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In this article, which was presented as a paper at the congress of South African and Dutch Old Testament Scholars, the author first positions himself methodologically in terms of the South African situation. He then ...
  • Botha, S.J. (Schalk Jacobus), 1936- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Ironically, the 'merging' spoken about in this paper was the final confirmation that the idealistic attempt to merge two of the three Afrikaans churches in 1885 was a failure. This paper looks into the event from ...
  • Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In this article two aspects of the Reformed ethos of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika come to the fore. First, attention focuses on truth as encounter. Truth is not something neutral but something that involves ...
  • Coertzen, P.C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This article attempts to contribute to the clarification of the relationship between Scripture and church order. The concept church order is not considered to refer to rules and regulations only, but to encompass the entire ...
  • Prinsloo, Willem S. (Willem Sterrenberg), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This article contains a summary of the papers delivered during the first congress of Afrikaans-speaking and Dutch-speaking Old Testament scholars held in Leiden from 11 to 12 July 1995. The papers present an overview of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Botha, Pieter J.J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The claim to historical understanding is more than simply quoting from ancient sources. Not only must anachronism and ethnocentrism be dealt with in order not to make the ancients mere instruments of modern preferences, ...
  • Barkhuizen, J.H., 1940- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    A close reading of both patristic and modem exegetes points towards the existence of two main schools of thought, and the aim of this short paper is to introduce the main proponents of each school, stating both the ...
  • Pont, A.D. (Adriaan Drost), 1927- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In 1894 the section of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk which withdrew from the attempt at church unification in 1885 and those members of the church who had taken part in the unification but withdrew in 1890, joined ...
  • Koekemoer, J.H. (Johannes Hendrik), 1935- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    This article argues that, over against the idea of the church as an institution, the church should be characterized as an event that does not live from the being and will of Jesus Christ as historical figure, but from ...
  • Bezuidenhout, L.C. (Louis Christiaan) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    In this essay some of the prejudices against the Sabbath are discussed. It is stated that the church should be emancipated from anti-Judaic sentiments when the Sabbath as institution is evaluated. Attention is given ...
  • Pont, A.D. (Adriaan Drost), 1927- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Reformed ecclesiology is not a closed system. Notwithstanding differences, there is however a remarkable consensus on the major tenets of the doctrine of the church. An outline - mainly of Calvin's view - is given in the ...
  • Hofmeyr, J.W. (Johannes Wynand), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    Carl Borchardt was in the first instance a general church historian who specialised in the field of the Early Church. However, born as a South African, he did not only do some research in the field of South African church ...