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

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

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  • 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 ...
  • Birzu, Vasile (AOSIS Open Journals, 2019-11-29)
    This study emphasises the cosmic dimensions of the Church understood as the Throne of God, analysing its understanding in this way by the great writers and thinkers of the ancient world, for example, Philo the Alexandrine, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...