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    • Calvin and other religions 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: Widely differing views on ways leading to true knowledge of God is at present characteristic of discussions in the sphere of religion. Although Calvin worked in a completely different scene, he has laid down ...
    • Calvyn en die eenheid van die kerk 

      Coetzee, C. F. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: The subject of church unity remains one of the most relevant and most important subjects that Reformed churches have to deal with. We believe the one, holy, catholic and apostolic church. But we also experience ...
    • Calvyn oor die leiding van die Helige Gees in die verklaring van die Skrif 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: Many theologians are unmistakenly reluctant to acknowledge the guidance of the Holy Spirit as a hermeneutic key in explaining Scripture. This article examines the role of the Spirit in John Calvin’s exegetical ...
    • Calvyn oor God se gebruik van middele in sy voorsienigheidshandelinge 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
      Obviously not enough research has been done regarding Calvin’s view on the use of media by God in his acts of providence. Read superficially, some passages in his writings suggest that he may even regard the eternal Word ...
    • Calvyn oor natuurrampe 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: Severe natural disasters such as the tsunami off Indonesia in 2004 often lead to a demand for theological enlightenment. This article explores how John Calvin’s reasoning in this regard could be a relevant ...
    • Calvyn oor twyfel 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    • Can Christian ethics be used to engage business?: a (South) African consideration 

      Fourie, Willem (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      Business enterprises are in a position to exert a significant influence on society – particularly in the context of developing countries. Businesses no longer simply influence shareholders, employees and customers, but ...
    • Capital punishment or capital forgiveness? The enduring message of Dead Man Walking 

      Hale, Frederick (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
      The best-selling book and internationally popular film Dead Man Walking address squarely the issue of capital punishment which has been extensively debated throughout much of the world and challenged the ethical thinking ...
    • Catherine of Siena's wisdom on discernment and het reception of scripture 

      Villegas, Diana L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      Catherine of Siena’s wisdom on discernment represents a significant development in the history of this essential Christian theme. Her teaching is the fruit of personal wisdom rather than formal study as she was an uneducated ...
    • The centuries-old dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity 

      Clasquin-Johnson, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: This article examines the pre-history of today’s dialogue between Buddhists and Christians. Contrary to what one might think, pre-modern Europeans did have some understanding of Buddhism, however limited and ...
    • Chaoskampf in the Orthodox Baptism ritual 

      Oancea, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
      The present article analyses the occurrence of the Chaoskampf motif in the Orthodox Baptism ritual and its biblical and Near-Eastern backgrounds. Such statements are direct references to Old and New Testament texts in which ...
    • Christ as once for all sacrifice: a cultural reading of Hebrews 

      Pali, K. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      The practice of sacrifices to the ancestors is still prevalent among some African Christians and it is inspired by various factors such as religious considerations or political aspirations through African renaissance. ...
    • Christian and secular values for sale: the religious apostasy of celebrity and Disney's "Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus 

      Sanchez Sabate, R.; Gelabert Santane, R. C.; Badilla Briones, Y. A.; Del Valle Rojas, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
      Religious apostasy is a complex phenomenon that becomes even more obscure when it involves public figures in the media industry with economic interests at stake. A paradigmatic case is that of American singer Miley Cyrus, ...
    • A Christian ethical perspective on the moral status of the human embryo 

      Vorster, J. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      This investigation focuses on the moral status of the human embryo from a Christian ethical perspective. The central theoretical argument is that the embryo has a particular standing before God and should therefore have a ...
    • Christian prisoners: fifth and sixth century inscriptions from Corinth 

      Breytenbach, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Among the inscriptions from Corinth (in publication), there are graffiti carved into the floor of a prison in Corinth. They shed interesting light on the hopes, beliefs and opinions of Christians from late antiquity. ...
    • Christianity and Islam — the development of modern science and the genesis of the modern (just) state 

      Strauss, D. F. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: This article focuses on the formal similarities between Christianity and the Islam present during the later middle ages — a period in which both legacies subscribed to a relatively totalitarian societal condition ...
    • Chronicler's women - a holistic appraisal 

      Olojede, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      This article attempts to fill, in part, the gap in scholarship on the role of women in the book of Chronicles by providing data to show that the Chronicler succeeded in highlighting the roles and status of women in ancient ...
    • The Church History Society of Southern Africa (CHSSA) attempting to come of age: the story of the CHSSA between 1991 and 2005 

      Hofmeyr, J. W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      In this article, the focus is on the question whether the Church History Society of Southern Africa (CHSSA) has matured after its 35 years of existence (1970-2005) to a fairly mature theological society in the South ...
    • A church with the poor – lessons from scripture and from congregations in informal settlements 

      Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      The church has an essential role to play in communities riddled with poverty, disease, and despair. Communities in informal-settlement areas suffer a great deal. Churches in these communities are often small and have few ...
    • The church's response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in India 

      Arles, Nalini (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      I gratefully remember working with Reverend Charles in a rehabilitation centre in the US and later with my HIV-positive friends in India. Their laughter, courage and resilience reminded me that it is not they who are ...