Browsing Research Articles (Africa Institute of Missiology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Africa Institute of Missiology) by Issue Date

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  • Nel, Malan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The profession of being a pastor is under pressure. The challenge for churches and seminaries is to rediscover what it means to be called, and more specifically to be called for full time ministry in a local church. Such ...
  • Nel, Malan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    The world view and culture created by the oikoumene of the Hellenistic-Roman era (331 BC to early fourth century AD) was conducive to the rise of several philosphico-religious movements, like Mithraism and other mystery ...
  • Nel, Malan (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2004)
    In ecclecial circles it is a commonplace to say that the profession of the pastor is under pressure. Pastors know that and congregations know that. Knowing it in itself does not change much. However change starts with ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    African churches show little interest in the notion of the final judgment. Various reasons for the lack of interest in this important aspect of biblical faith are discussed. Special attention is given to the problems ...
  • Dreyer, T.F.J. (Theunis Frederik Jacobus), 1946- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-11)
    Diversity is becomming a prominent phenomenon of our society within a postmodern context. Many clergy and church members believe it threatens the peace and stability of churches and local congregations. Seemingly, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-09)
    This article grew from a review on Schoeman's book to a review article in which an actual presentation is given of some of the most important issues in comparison to a Christian viewpoint. The following topics are discussed: ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2007-11)
    The First Commandment played an important role in the theology of Karl Barth. His personal obedience to this commandment contributed to his realization that one cannot be comfortable with the Liberal theology of the early ...
  • Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles) (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008-03)
    Many young Afrikaners have turned their backs on the Calvinistic churches in South Africa. Many of them have difficulty with the Christian morality. Works of by "Boetman" and Koos Kombuis are analysed in order to get ...