Stay, John-Charles; Van Wyk, Tanya; Dreyer, Yolanda(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11)
The notion of ‘holiness’ has a long history of interpretation. In many ways, it is an ambivalent term. On the one hand, it denotes moral integrity by distinction, or ‘being set apart’. This ‘distinction’ brought with it a ...
Woodbridge, Noel; Joynt, Shaun(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019)
Since its inception, the Christian church has been involved in social transformation, especially when it has sided with the poor and the oppressed. Despite losing its focus from time to time, throughout church history, it ...
Scott, Hilton Robert; Van Wyk, Tanya; Wepener, Cas, 1972-(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-05)
The research presented in this article was conducted as a continuing concern over ‘beingchurch’in a multicultural urban setting in postapartheid South Africa. It has been nearly 30 years since the end of apartheid and South ...
This book investigates the substantial and growing contribution which African
Independent and Pentecostal Churches are making to sustainable development
in all its manifold forms. Moreover, this volume seeks to elucidate ...
Joynt, Shaun(University of the Free State, Faculty of Theology, 2019-06-24)
Poor workplace or employee engagement results in decreased productivity and creativity as well as increased absenteeism and turnover. Being heard is a positive contributor to workplace or employee engagement and in ...
Doing theology with children, which includes children as equal participants in the process, is
no easy task. Adult theologians face many challenges in becoming involved in doing theology
with children. The probing question ...
Nagdee, Mohamed; Artz, Lillian; Corral-Bulnes, Carmen; Heath, Aisling; Subramaney, Ugasvaree; de Clercq, Helena G.; Erlacher, Helmut; Kotze, Carla; Lippi, Gian; Naidoo, Samantha; Sokudela, Funeka(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-02)
BACKGROUND : There is a paucity of research on women offenders in the South African context, particularly those referred for forensic psychiatric observation. Little is known about their life histories, the nature of their ...
Pieterse, Hendrik J.C. (Hennie)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2020-03)
The search for a good method to analyse sermon content (and the content of interview documents) has been prevailing since the past decades to evaluate current practice so as to construct better theories for practice. I ...
Masango, Maake J.S.; White, John D.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-12-05)
This article focuses on the anxiety about whether God loves one or not. In the author’s
nearly 30-year ministry, this pastoral difficulty continues to perplex and afflict. While
the presenting problem is what in theological ...
The evangelical church in North America is facing a crisis in its failure to retain young people.
Research has shown that young people are dropping out of the church and they are not only
leaving but also failing to ...
Beukes, Jacques W.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11-14)
This article explores how a farming community in Wellington (Bovlei) moved from dependence
towards an empowered community through non-profit organisations’ (NPOs) transformative
community development initiatives, undertaken ...
Goroncy, Jason A.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-10-31)
From many Aboriginal elders, such as Tjangika Napaltjani, Bob Williams and Djiniyini
Gondarra, to painters, such as Arthur Boyd, Pro Hart and John Forrester-Clack, from
historians, such as Manning Clark, and poets, such ...
Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11-12)
This study brings the thoughts of Derrida into conversation with François Laruelle’s nonphilosophy
or non-standard philosophy. Laruelle argued that Derrida is a philosopher of
difference, thereby grouping Derrida together ...
Schoeman, Roelf Petrus Gerhardus; Dreyer, Yolanda(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11-29)
During the apartheid
era, young white men were conscripted for military service in the South African Defence Force.
After the demise of apartheid, these military veterans became part of the transformation process
in the ...
De Beer, Stephan F.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-12-13)
After attending to shifts in the landscape of theological education at a public university in
South Africa, this article explores the re-imagination of theological education as fostering faithbased
agency. With reference ...
Rothgangel, Martin(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-12-13)
The relationship between evolution and creation, both religiously and ideologically, continues to
be a source of misunderstandings that occur at various levels and is further explored in this
article. On the basis of ...
Dreyer, Yolanda(New Testament Society of South Africa, 2019-12)
This article is an exploration of the insights of Stephen Patterson in his
2018 book, The Forgotten Creed: Christianity’s Original Struggle
against Bigotry, Slavery and Sexism. He calls value distinctions on the
Dreyer, Yolanda(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2019)
Meaning is formed where an evocative object and the unconscious meet. Such an object
can be a thing, a person, a place, art, word, sound or atmosphere. This way of forming
meaning does not depend on thinking. Psychoanalyst ...
Meylahn, Johann-Albrecht(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2019)
This chapter, in honour of Johan Cilliers, will not seek to engage his extensive oeuvre,
but rather focus on a single text (2011), Fides Quaerens pulchrum: Practical theological
perspectives on the desire for beauty, ...
Manyaka-Boshielo, Semape Jacob(AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-04-29)
This article explores the role of effective entrepreneurial education in township communities,
to address some of the economic challenges facing poor township communities. Effective
entrepreneurial education has the ...