The chapter forms part of the centennial celebration of the FT at the UP. The focus is on the two scholarly journals attached to the FT in Pretoria, namely HTS and VE. The first and longer section of the chapter is on HTS, ...
How can an academic voice concerning systematic-theological
reflection find expression at a public university in a postapartheid
SA? In this chapter, the different research foci of the
members of the Department of ...
TRS are two interconnected and mutually dependent fields of academic inquiry, which belong to the larger and more encompassing domain of general humanities. Given this interconnectivity, reciprocity, and interdependability ...
This article can serve as an overview of the work of Yolanda Dreyer, or as an introduction to
her work, by conversing with her as a public theologian in the tradition of Schleiermacher.
The article highlights her passion ...
In pursuit of counter-traditions that have read the Eden narrative without subscribing to the
Christian fall–redemption paradigm, this article engages Richard Kearney’s hermeneutical–
phenomenological reading of the ...
Calvin scholars debate whether Calvin’s theology supports the Eastern Orthodox theosis,
which advocates the believers’ participation in the intrinsic divine life, mediated by Christ’s
humanity in their union with Christ. ...
Vito Mancuso, one of Italy’s most famous intellectuals and author of
best-selling books on religion – such as L’anima e il suo destino [The Soul and Its
Destiny] (2007) and Io e Dio. Una guida dei perplessi [I and God. ...
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, ...