Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 26 Issue 1 (2005) by Title

Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 26 Issue 1 (2005) by Title

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  • Hale, Frederick (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    That the twentieth century witnessed massive secularisation in Europe and certain other parts of the world is beyond dispute, as is the fact that the general phenomenon of religion and its role as a factor shaping history ...
  • Boshoff, W.S. (Willem Sterrenberg), 1958- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    The Chronistic History, consisting of I and II Chronicles, Ezra and Nehemiah, constitutes a new history for the post-exilic Judaean community. These people faced new social and political relities and had to make sense of ...
  • Muller, Julian C. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    A narrative and autobiographical approach is taken in this article in order to explore and explain reconciliation. In the process the concepts of privilege, shame and new choices, within a specific story, are taken as the ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This article deals with the issue of reconciliation as a new way of life for the world. It focuses on scriptural passages that support the topic. It also examines the spiritual aspect of reconciliation which is forgotten ...
  • Van Niekerk, A.S. (Attie) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    Reconciliation is usually seen in connection with the relationships between God and his people, and the mutual relationships between people, especially believers in Christ. In Col 1, however, Paul relates reconciliation ...
  • Van Rooy, Harry F. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    The Book of Deuteronomy holds a central position in the Old Testament, and indeed in the Bible as a whole. It provides a summary of what the faith of Israel in the Old Testament is all about. It speaks about the covenant ...
  • Steyn, Gert Jacobus (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    Although the customary technical terms for reconciliation are not to be found frequently and explicitly in the General Epistles, the concept or motif is certainly not absent at all. The following contribution investigates ...
  • Duncan, Graham A. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This paper will argue that the union which brought the Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa into being was based on an inadequate view of reconciliation in a Christian context. While lip service may have been ...
  • Wessels, W.J. (Wilhelm Joseph) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    In this article the Old Testament prophetic literature will be the focus of discussion with regard to the matter of restoring broken relationships, be it between God and humans or between humans as such. The relationship ...
  • Meiring, Piet (Pieter Gerhard Jacobus), 1941- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    Ten years after the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission commenced with its work (1995), the author - using the statements made by representatives of the different faith communities in South Africa - analyses ...
  • Dreyer, Yolanda (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    This article focuses on pastoral care concerning people who have been victimised by others. The aim is to highlight the theological dilemma created for such people by the Christian imperative to forgive. The article argues ...
  • 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 ...