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

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

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  • 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, ...
  • Nafisi, Shadi (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-11-22)
    A difference in thought, behaviour and tastes is one of the realities of human life which is rooted in the nature of man’s creation; a fact, the acceptance of which requires the development of human society and the increase ...
  • 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 ...
  • Tolmay, Barry John (Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2018)
    Ten years before the collapse of communism, there were warning signs that the Soviet Union’s economy was becoming crippled. Soviet authorities controlled and influenced the Russian Orthodox Church and they jailed leaders ...
  • Maluleke, Tinyiko Sam (Southern African Missiological Society, 2019)
    This essay profiles the strategies and (theological) tactics used by Desmond Tutu in the management of painful memory in his own personal life, in his various leadership roles in church and society as well as in his role ...
  • Meiring, Piet (Pieter Gerhard Jacobus), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, Stellenbosch University, 2013-09)
    Taking his cue from the two Zulu words Ukubuyisa (to reconcile with the dead) and Ukuhlanza (the washing of the spears), the author discusses the role that the South African faith communities may play in the quest for ...
  • Maaref, Majid (AOSIS Open Journals, 2018-11-26)
    The Qur’an is the book of Allah’s dialogue with humans. At the same time, this book itself contains a diverse number of dialogues including the prophets’ dialogues with people, the wise peoples’ dialogues, the divine ...
  • Nel, Malan (Society for Practical Theology in South Africa, 2007)
    Evangelism never was a popular concept or ministry. Two of the critical reasons for this might be the lack of real theological reflection on Evangelism from a holistic missional perspective on the one hand and, on the other ...
  • Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 1995)
    The text of the Samaritan Liturgy is almost unknown among scholars of the Old Testament. The value of the Samaritan Liturgy lies in its correspondence with the Old Testament. The way in which the Samaritan Liturgy makes ...
  • Nel, Malan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    Before the discussion of the subject of reconciliation in apocalyptic literature can be researched it is necessary to answer preliminary questions: What is apocalyptic literature? Where, how and why did it originate? Is ...
  • Franklin, Kirk James; Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-05-15)
    Complex questions have arisen about how Christian mission agencies function within a globalised context. The changing context has impacted on how the missio Dei has been worked out within these agencies and this has had ...
  • Henry, Desmond (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-12-08)
    The purpose of this article was to present a vision (of a preferred future) for the southern African ecclesia, based on an accurate understanding of what can be termed a missional ecclesiology. This concept was explored ...
  • Henry, Desmond; Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-04-30)
    Baptists in South Africa have developed along lines similar to other denominations of their day (e.g. the Dutch Reformed Church). However, there are six distinct waves of development within Baptist history in South Africa ...
  • Root, Robin; Van Wyngaard, Arnau; Whiteside, Alan (Routledge, 2017)
    We draw on a study of a church-run community home-based care organization in Swaziland to explore how individuals living with HIV perceived caregivers‘ impact on well-being. Our primary concern was to examine how religion, ...
  • Masuku, Mnyalaza Tobias (Southern African Missiological Society, 2019)
    “Viva, away with colonised education away…!” This slogan and others similar to it became common in South Africa recently. Protest marches were seen at tertiary institutions crying out loud against what is called a colonised ...
  • Beyers, Jaco (SCIRI and SACRI, 2016)
    Humans as created matter engage with the transcendental. The difference between matter and spirit has been categorised: (a.) material and earthly existence is deemed impure and temporary. (b.) The spiritual existence is ...