Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 29 Issue 3 (2008) by Issue Date

Browsing Verbum et Ecclesia Volume 29 Issue 3 (2008) by Issue Date

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  • Niemandt, Cornelius Johannes Petrus (Nelus) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The article describes outlines of and elaborates on missional leadership in the challenging times of adaptive change. The insights of Roxburg & Romanuk (2006) and Van Gelder (2007), especially in terms of their contributions ...
  • Streets, Frederick J. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    There is within the history of Christian worship practices a long tradition of someone offering a sermon to those gathered for worship. The primary means for many Christians throughout the world of receiving Christian ...
  • Van Aarde, A.G. (Andries G.) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article links up with both the Fourth Nelson Mandela Commemorative Lecture presented by the previous President of the Republic of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki, in 2006, titled the "RDP of the Soul" and with the book of ...
  • Masango, Maake J.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article analyses the work of reconciliation based on Prof P Meiring, especially his work with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The article takes seriously the theological aspect of reconciliation that leads ...
  • Kritzinger, J.N.J. (Johannes Nicolaas Jacobus), 1950- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article responds to a book edited by Prof PGJ Meiring in 1996 on the religions of South Africa. It appreciates the integration between the fields of Religious Studies and Theology of Religions in the book, but suggests ...
  • Muller, Retief (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This article discusses the persistence and transformation of rain rituals in contemporary African Christianity. It argues that the concept 'hybridity' might be a useful addition to the vocabulary of scholars studying ...
  • Gort, J.D. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    This essay deals with the relationship between Christianity and other religions. Part one looks briefly at the matter of religion itself. Part two provides a condensed historical survey of the attitude of Christianity ...
  • Meiring, Arnold Maurits (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    When Missio Dei is examined from the perspective of Postmodern and African Theologies, new possibilities and metaphors emerge that can contribute to our understanding of God and Church's mission in the world. Missio Dei, ...
  • Botha, N. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    After the dawn of democracy in South Africa in 1994 diverse paradigms on reconciliation have appeared on the scene. In this article these paradigms are not discredited so much for being downright unproductive, but they are ...
  • De Villiers, D.E. (Dawid Etienne) (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    The Belhar Confession of the then Dutch Reformed Mission Church officially approved in 1986 confesses that the unity of the church should be made visible. Very little has since then come of this visible unity in the family ...
  • Boesak, Allan Aubrey, 1946- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has been praised the world over for its work and its example is being followed by many countries, in Africa especially. In South Africa the TRC has raised hopes and ...
  • Maluleke, T.S. (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2008)
    Having dabbled with the metaphors of liberation, reconstruction and reconciliation, the time may have come for (South) African prophetic theology to seriously consider the metaphor of restitution. In this essay, the author ...