This article reflects on hermeneutics in the widest sense of the concept and not on the detailed
technicalities from philosophical and other perspectives. Hermeneutics will be taken to refer to
the whole act and process ...
Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017)
With the wisdom of hindsight, I briefly want to reflect on some events in the past. Of course, there
are many good things to say about the past, but given that the lecture of Dr Wim Dreyer is about
Albert Geyser, it is ...
Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-07-31)
In 2017 the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika (NHKA) celebrates its centenary of
theological education at the University of Pretoria (UP). In this article the focus is on the buildup
to setting up the first 50 years ...
Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus(AOSIS Open Journals, 2017-09-30)
This article is about the 2nd half (50 years) of the centenary of the Nederduitsch Hervormde
Kerk van Afrika (NHKA) at the University of Pretoria (UP). The NHKA was the first church
to join the Faculty of Theology at UP ...
Dreyer, Theuns F.J.(AOSIS Open Journals, 2011-06-07)
This article has been a homiletic reflection on the well-known words in Matthew 16:19. The
explication and application of these words have been theologically contextualised with
respect to current debates amongst theologians ...
Ungerer, Andre Gerhardus(OpenJournals Publishing, 2016-07)
The Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa (NRCA) that is situated in South-Africa is
currently experiencing a serious decline in numbers. The question arises whether Christ will
sustain the NRCA in the words of the ...
Die naam Jesus Christus vorm die kern van een van die prominente gelowe in die wêreld vandag. Dit is 'n beweging wat ontstaan het rondom die lotgevalle en lering van 'n man met die naam Jesus, wat afkomstig was van die ...
Van Wyk, B.J. (Barend Jacobus), 1946-(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-09-30)
different scholars concluded that some letters traditionally ascribed to Paul were probably
not written by him and drew a distinction between Pauline and Deutero-Pauline letters.
The majority of scholars ...
Van Staden, Piet(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-09-29)
In this article the transactional model of narrative as expounded by Louise Rosenblatt,
supported by an analysis in terms of dramatic aspect, is employed to show how the
interpolated scene in John 7:53–8:11 (known as the ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-09-28)
The Netherdutch Reformed Church of
Africa prides itself for the fact that she has always appreciated the German-Lutheran tradition.
The Reformed Theological College has for 15 years contributed to the appreciation of ...
Van Wyk, G.M.J. (Gafie)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-09-25)
Although the name Rudolf Bultmann is well known
in South African ecclesiastical circles, many South Africans distrust his theology because of
prejudice and the suspicion that it is not faithful to scripture. A synopsis ...
Van der Merwe, J.C. (Jacobus Christiaan)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-09-21)
The decline of the church in the West is of great concern to many today. The Netherdutch
Reformed Church of Africa (NRCA), experiences the same tendency. We are living in a time
when survival is on the mind of most ...
Boshoff, Frans J.(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-08-31)
The concept ‘kingdom of God’ is
fundamental to the kerygma on the salvific meaning of Jesus Christ in New Testament times.
This article aims to explore the raison d’être why this concept had been such an important
Boshoff, Piet B. (Petrus Benjamin)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-08-31)
The purpose of this article is
to present Bultmann’s view on theology. The theme is relevant, since there is confusion as to
what theology is or should be. Although his theological contribution remains under attack,
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-07-08)
This article is about Martin Luther’s
economic ethics. Background information is given about the economic situation 500 years
ago. The high levels of poverty in Germany were the main reason behind the health crisis
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-06-12)
This article is a reworked version of a paper
delivered at a symposium on the life and work of Rudolf Bultmann who was born on the 20th
August 1884. The article deals with Bultmann’s understanding of Christian freedom. ...
Malan, Gert Jacobus(OpenJournals Publishing, 2015-05-29)
In the Afrikaans-speaking South African theological context, there was little positive regard
for Bultmann’s work, especially for his demythologising program. More than seventy years
have passed since Bultmann’s 1941 ...
Van der Merwe, J.C. (Jacobus Christiaan)(OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-11-20)
We live in a time when survival seems to be the biggest
concern of most mainline congregations and denominations. How can the church possibly
survive? This is a question that is asked in almost every corner of the ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2014-08-01)
The article is a contribution to the 450 year celebrations of the Heidelberg Catechism (HC).
Sunday 14, Questions and Answers 35 and 36 receive attention. It deals with the two statements
of the creed ‘… conceived by the ...
Van Wyk, I.W.C. (Ignatius William Charles)(AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-08-20)
This article is a critical contribution to the
discourse in the Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa on ecclesiology. In preparation
for the next synod meeting in September 2013, the church is confronted by many ...