Browsing Research Articles (Science of Religion and Missiology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Science of Religion and Missiology) by Title

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  • Pretorius, Philippus C.; Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-08-23)
    This study applied literature review to focus on missional ecclesiology and, more specifically, on the important role and impact of spirituality in supporting a missional church. Although the research originated in ...
  • Kroesbergen, Hermen (De Gruyter, 2016-03)
    This article deals with the question whether it is a problem to use a static imagery of vocation. Four relatively recent systematic theological monographs by Volf, Badcock, Schuurman and Hahnenberg on the topic of vocation ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The article describes outlines of and elaborates on missional leadership in the challenging times of adaptive change. The insights of Roxburg & Romanuk (2006) and Van Gelder (2007), especially in terms of their contributions ...
  • Van Niekerk, A.S. (Attie) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2009)
    In recent years some of the lecturers at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria were confronted with the question whether they believed in the historical and physical resurrection of Jesus. This article ...
  • Nyuyki, Peter Siysi; Van Niekerk, Attie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
    This article gives a brief history and meaning of the terms syncretism and inculturation. The article highlights the fact that over the centuries Christianity has wrestled with syncretism. Following Lamin Sanneh (1989) ...
  • Nurnberger, Klaus (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2018-08-30)
    Nürnberger’s ‘Faith in Christ Today: Invitation to Systematic Theology’ is meant to serve the proclamation of the Word of God in modern times. Based on ‘experiential realism’, as used by science, it restricts itself to ...
  • White, Peter; Assimeng, Abraham Anim (OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-08-31)
    The liberalisation of the Ghanaian media since the 1990s has drastically changed the media landscape of Ghana and given rise to the use of the mass media for evangelism purposes. The advent of the mass media offered ...
  • Beyers, Jaco (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    In this discussion the relationship between Christianity and the traditional African religion is critically evaluated. The relationship is viewed from the perspective of the understanding of revelation and from the ...
  • Beyers, Jaco (AOSIS Open Journals, 2016-10-28)
    In 2017, the Faculty of Theology celebrates its centenary at the University of Pretoria. Celebrating a centennial is as much as looking back as looking forward. In a changing world with changing paradigms how does one ...
  • Freeman, Tessa (AOSIS Open Journals, 2017)
    A model for the theology of religions within the South African context is presented in this chapter. The problem which is addressed is the reluctance of Christians to engage with fellow South Africans from other traditions. ...
  • Shaw, Wilhelmina Magdalena (Elmien) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2017)
    This chapter is a perspective on the theology of religions of the Reformation, and in particular from Martin Luther. During the year of the 500th celebration of the Reformation, it is appropriate to pay special attention ...
  • Duncan, Graham A.; Maluleke, Tinyiko Sam (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2016)
    Jean- François Bill was a significant church leader of the second half of the twentieth century. He was born, raised and educated in South Africa, and he lived, worked and died in South Africa. He possessed a multi-cultural ...
  • Sukdaven, Maniraj; Mukhtar, Asgher; Fernana, Hamid (Association for the Study of Religion, 2016)
    This article is based on a Timbuktu manuscript listed in a digital form on the Library of Congress – Global Gateway. The authors of this article were involved in the translation and exegesis of the manuscript. Of significance, ...
  • Tolmay, Barry John (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-11)
    The future of the three mainstream Afrikaans Churches. The union of the three mainstream Afrikaans Churches encompasses inter alia a mutual origin, a mutual socio-historical contextualism, a mutual language experience ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (University of South Africa, Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology, 2015)
    In this research, the 2013 mission affirmation of the World Council of Churches’ (WCC), Together towards life – Mission and evangelism in changing landscapes (TTL), is evaluated through a rather unique hermeneutical lens ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-05-06)
    In this research, important policy decisions by the 2013 General Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church on the missional nature of the church were investigated in dialogue with the new mission affirmation of the World Council ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (University of the Free State, Faculty of Theology, 2015)
    Any meaningful discussion of the various understandings of mission and Missiology needs to take cognizance of the important policy document accepted by the World Council of Churches at its 10th Assembly in Busan, ...
  • Van Wyngaard, Arnau (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006)
    In a world which is slowly but surely being devastated by the HIV / AIDS pandemic, the church needs to get involved in the fight against this disease. In many places the church has conveniently denied that HIV / AIDS has ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (Brill Academic Publishers, 2016-03)
    The importance of transformative spirituality for missional leadership is explored. Missional leadership is defined as the transformation of people and institutions to participate, through meaningful relations and in the ...
  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-06-29)
    Missional ecclesiology emerged as one of the significant trends in mission studies and ecumenical discussion in the last couple of years. What were these trends in missional ecclesiology? What kind of missional theology ...