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 ...
Headley, Selena; Kobe, Sandiswa L.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-09-29)
This article aims to understand what role Steve Biko and the Black Consciousness Movement,
and the Soweto Uprising, played in Christian activism between the early 1970s and late 1980s.
The question is: did the Black ...
Buitendag, Johan; Simut, Corneliu C.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-10-24)
This article is an attempt to provide a systematic and integrative picture of the main
contributions presented at the colloquium which addressed the current state of theological
education, proposals for the basic values ...
In 1973 the theme of the May issue of the theological journal Concilium was ‘The crisis of
religious language’. The linguist Harald Weinrich (1973:329) used the compositum
(composition) ‘narrative theology’ for the first ...
This interdisciplinary conversation seeks to facilitate a rational, transversal conversation
between the speculative cosmology of English mathematician and philosopher A.N.
Whitehead commonly known as ‘process’19 thought ...
Mokoena, Katleho Karabo(University of Pretoria, 2017)
The Son of Man (2006) is the first film in the Jesus film genre with an entirely black cast,
including the leading role of a black Jesus. Historically, the Jesus film genre has been
produced by western filmmakers with a ...
Nalwamba, Kuzipa M.B.; Buitendag, Johan(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-06-26)
This article explores and seeks to appropriate theologically the African notion of vital force as a
relational, non-reductionist ecological concept that would enrich the Christian doctrine of
pneumatheology. The understanding ...
Kruger, J.S. (Kobus)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-07-27)
This article explores the possibility of an alignment of (a) theology (understood as study
concentrating on one faith from the faith suppositions of that faith) and (b) a study of world
religions, open to all regardless ...
Loubser, Gysbert Matthys Hendrik(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-06-08)
In this article, the author asks why the South African public, especially Afrikaans communities,
is largely unaware of the knowledge generated in the field of science and religion. The author
describes theologies as ...
Nalwamba, Kuzipa M.B.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-08-23)
Mupasi recalls the belief that humans form part of the community of life within the realm of the
cosmic spirit. The assertion seems like a truism that requires no further enunciation. However,
belief in the Creator-Spirit, ...
Manganyi, Jele S.; Buitendag, Johan(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-08-31)
This article is about the juxtaposition of the notion of perichoresis in the work and theology of
the Cappadocian Fathers and the notion of Ubuntu in the African Traditional Religion (ATR).
Perichoresis was a result of ...
Iulian, Toroczkai C.; Andrei, Olivia(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-06-20)
The study presents Transylvania as a space of ethnic-religious tolerance, having as a case study
the image of the town Făgăraș, as depicted in Eginald Schlattner’s novels. This space appears
as one of a heavenly nuance, ...
Van Wyk, Tanya; Van Wyk, Neltjie C.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-07-27)
The contribution of two women to the Reformed heritage: The life and work of Frances Young
(1939–) and Dorothee Sölle (1929–2003). This article is a lexicographical overview of the life
and work of two specific women, ...
This article examines the manner and method of resistance against patriarchal power and
privilege. Two types of power are contrasted. One is the violent, war-like and hierarchical
power of an empire, and the other is the ...
Simion, Marian G.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-04-28)
This article demonstrates that ritual plays an ambivalent role in the interaction between
religion and violence. Ritual triggers and gives meaning to violence, or it enforces peace and
coexistence. The first part of the ...
Rabie-Boshoff, Annelien(University of Pretoria, 2017)
Contemporary Christians, evangelicals in particular, find it problematic to formulate
and understand the relationship between the Christian faith tradition and natural
science, with the result that they struggle in their ...
Simut, Corneliu C.(Biblioteca Centrala Universitara/Babes-Bolyai University, 2017)
This paper is an attempt to identify common factors which constitute the foun-dation of decolonization in indigenous African religions. Since such aspects need to be essentially constructive in order to effectively and ...
Bafinamene, Charles Kisolokele(University of Pretoria, 2017)
The present dissertation is essentially an attempt towards a constructive proposal on moral formation for local churches in sub-Saharan Africa. Rather than starting from scratch, the study turns to the prolific work of the ...
Sekhejane, Moagi Cable Benty(University of Pretoria, 2017)
We live in times where technology is central to every little detail of human existence. As a result of this, the world's civilisation has developed quite extensively. The subsequent escalating awareness of an environmental ...
Under the influence of the Christian ecumenical movement, there has been a tendancy to reread the Western theological tradition through the lens of the Eastern idea of deification. The studies of the theology of John Calvin, ...