Browsing Research Articles (Dogmatics and Christian Ethics) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Dogmatics and Christian Ethics) by Title

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  • Huber, Wolfgang (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-12-06)
    Etienne de Villiers, more than other theologians, elaborates on basic elements of a Christian ethics of responsibility. He distinguishes between retrospective and prospective responsibility. The prospective aspect attracted ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    The article's departing point is the conviction that contemporary micro-biology and gene-technology have confronted Christian ethics with a reality for which it is not sufficiently equipped. The whole debate on human cloning ...
  • Veldsman, D.P. (Daniel Petrus), 1959- (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2015)
    More fundamental to and preceding the participation by Christian Theologians in a common task of sense making (see Conradie 1), is an understanding of Christian Theology's role as being a "conversation specialist" (Will ...
  • Loubser, Gysbert Matthys Hendrik (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-10-31)
    This article offers a description of transdisciplinary facilitation that is suitable for theologians and ministers. The reflective aspect of transdisciplinary facilitation is illustrated through an engagement with ...
  • Van den Brom, Luco J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-07-29)
    This article presents the importance of Buitendag’s stance in the so-called ‘theology of nature’. His theological statements endeavour to understand reality in conversation with other academic disciplines to see things ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-10-27)
    The article reflects on the challenges of theological education in the 21st century and in Africa. Reputation, impact, success and funding have become the driving forces of the modern university. However, we are living ...
  • Kroesbergen, Hermen (Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, 2014-03)
    This article attempts to take up Wittgenstein’s challenge “Not empiricism and yet realism” (1991:vi 23). Language deals with reality. But we are also aware of the importance of the context with its own rules for the use ...
  • Pietersen, Leonore P.; Fourie, Willem (OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-07-29)
    Using the Bible in Christian ethics is often not as simple as many would expect it to be. This is particularly the case for the use of the Old Testament. Part of the challenge is the complexity of grasping the customs ...
  • Buitendag, Johan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article deals with the dialogue between theology and science with special reference to eschatology. It takes the relation of time and eternity as the leitmotiv for the exposition, based on the view that the latest ...
  • Veldsman, D.P. (Daniel Petrus), 1959- (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2013-08)
    My engagement in this article with the South African systematic theologian Cornel du Toit in recognition of his valued scholarship is restricted to only two of his contributions in the context of the science–theology ...
  • Vellem, Vuyani Shadrack (University of Stellenbosch, Department of Old and New Testament, 2013)
    Radical Democracy proposes that capitalism should be theorised deeply and furthermore, that the liberal tradition must not be denounced and rejected by the Left. It is possible that what seems to be a ‘confusion,’ or ...
  • Vellem, Vuyani Shadrack (Wiley, 2015-07)
    The original sin of capitalism is its relationship with racism, a repugnant expression of White supremacy, therefore to engage the metaphysics of neoliberal economics one must have to confront the symbiotic relationship ...
  • Heron, Alasdair I.C. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-04-29)
    This article discusses the complicated question of the connection between Calvin and the confessions of the Presbyterian Reformed tradition. Firstly, a contrast is drawn to the question of the connection between Luther ...
  • Fourie, Willem (Faculty of Theology of the University of the Orange Free State, 2012)
    Business enterprises are in a position to exert a significant influence on society – particularly in the context of developing countries. Businesses no longer simply influence shareholders, employees and customers, but ...
  • Fourie, Willem (Business Ethics Network of Africa, 2013-01)
    There seems to be popular consensus that multinational corporations (MNCs) should take responsibility for both the intended and unintended consequences of their operations. However, within the discipline of ethics, ...
  • Fourie, Willem (Brill, 2012-03)
    This article reflects on the relationship between public theology and the state. It suggests that a state-centric paradigm plays a significant role in the self-understanding and practice of public theology, and that ...
  • Fourie, Willem (Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, 2011-09)
    This article reflects on the potential of the Reformed tradition in the context of modernity in South Africa. This is of course a courageous venture: the meaning of the concepts "Reformed" and "modernity" are intensely ...
  • Sekhaulelo, Motshine Amos (OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-08-31)
    This article investigates the challenges facing the Dutch Reformed Churches in the South African liberal democracy. It is premised on the fact that the Dutch Reformed Churches are confronted with a new context that places ...