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    • Egyptian personal piety and Israel's wisdom literature 

      Fischer, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2001)
      This article evaluates the movement of Egyptian personal piety and its relation to Israelite wisdom texts. Hymns and prayers of personal piety developed in the New Kingdom at the same time as “heretic” Harpers’ songs and ...
    • 'n Eksegeties-teologiese interpretasie van Habakuk 3 

      Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: In this article Habakkuk 3 is subjected to an exegetical-theological interpretation. After a preliminary translation serving as a working translation to clear obscurities in the Afrikaans version of Habakkuk 3, ...
    • El Greco’s Italian paintings (1560-1576) based on Bible texts 

      Maré, Estelle Alma (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: The purpose of this article is to interpret a selection of El Greco’s Italian paintings (1560­1576) based on Bible texts in which ideas current during the Catholic Counter­ Reformation are symbolised. At the age ...
    • An embodied spirituality: perspectives for a bodily pastoral anthropology 

      Van den Berg, J.-A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: Important new developments within practical theology and, in particular, within pastoral theology have taken place over the past decades. In terms of a post-foundational practical theology, this article endeavours ...
    • An emerging grounded theory for preaching on poverty in South Africa with Matthew 25:31-46 as sermon text 

      Pieterse, H. J. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013-06)
      Since 2009, I am researching sermons on Matthew 25:31-46 by preachers of the Uniting Reformed Church and the Dutch Reformed Church (Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk). The sermons are collected in South Africa's eight provinces. ...
    • Empirical research and congregational analysis: some methodological guidelines for the South African context 

      Nel, M.; Schoeman, W. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      Empirical research is an inescapable part of responsible congregational analysis. The first question pertains to the value and contribution that empirical research has made to the process of congregational analysis. This ...
    • 'n Empiriese ondersoek na preekvoortelle oor ou-Testamentiese tekste in die leesrooster van 2005 

      Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: After examining the basic principles for preaching from the Old Testament in a previous article, this article endeavours to investigate a sample of the current state of preaching from the Old Testament. A ...
    • Enhancing of teaching and learning through constructive alignment 

      Dames, G. E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      This article elucidates issues about practical knowledge/deep learning on the current teaching and learning preaching practices in the Department of Practical Theology at the Faculty of Theology of the University of the ...
    • Enkele treë tot 'n moontlike re-konfigurasie van pastorale terapie? Perspektiewe op ontwikkelende praktyke 

      Van den Berg, J. A.; De Beer, A.; Fourie, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      Some steps in a possible re-configuration of pastoral therapy? Perspectives on developing practices In this article perspectives regarding the development and transformation of pastoral care from being only the responsibility ...
    • Entering the corridors of power: State and Church in the reception history of revelation 

      De Villiers, Pieter G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      This article discusses how Revelation with its vehement critique of its powerful first-century opponents was appropriated in a time when these opponents became its members, supporters and partners. It analyses how Revelation ...
    • Entering the field: initiating liturgical research in an African Independent Church (AIC) 

      Wepener, C.; Barnard, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      African Independent Churches (AICs) have been studied by scholars from various disciplines, especially Missiology and Anthropology, making use of various methods including participatory observation. In Ritual and Liturgical ...
    • The Equality of Believers. Protestant Missionaries and the Racial Politics of South Africa, Richard Elphick: book review 

      Kritzinger, J. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      Abstract not available
    • Der erste brief des Paulus an die Korinther. Historisch-theologische auslegung, Schnabel, Eckhard J.: book review 

      Stenschke, Christoph (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      German: Nach mehreren Monographien und Aufsä tzen und seiner umfangreichen, enorm gelehrten Abhandlung über die Urchristliche Mission (Wuppertal: R. Brockhaus, 2002; Englisch als Early Christian Mission; Downers Grove: ...
    • The eschatology of 1 Thessalonians in the light of its spirituality 

      De Villiers, P. G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: This article investigates the eschatology of 1 Thessalonians from the perspective of its spirituality. It first analyses the way in which eschatology suits and reflects its Thessa lo nian context and the conversion ...
    • Die etiek van regstellende aksie 

      Vorster, J. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: This article addresses the ethics of affirmative action in South Africa from a Christian ethical perspective. It firstly evaluates the Biblical teachings of redistributive justice and the implications of these ...
    • Etiese besluitneming volgens 1 Johannes 

      Van der Watt, J. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      Ethical decisions according to 1 John How to come to ethical decisions is an important question, both for individuals and religious institutions. In this article the way is discussed in which the author(s) of the Letters ...
    • Eunug in die Antieke Nabye Ooste 

      Nel, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: The Bible uses the term “eunuch” several times. The question arises as to the meaning of this term. In this article Biblical and extra-Biblical data are considered. It is argued that the Hebrew word, syrs, refers ...
    • Eunugs in die Bybel 

      Retie, F. P.; Riekert, S. J. P. K.; Cilliers, J. F. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
      In Original Bible texts “eunuch” is described as saris (Old Testament, Hebrew) or eunouchos (New Testament, Greek). However, both words could also mean “official” or “commander”. The 38 original Bible references to saris ...
    • An exploration of the use of technology by congregations 

      Joubert, S.; Schoeman, W. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The internet, cell phones and, more broadly speaking, the social media, have changed the world over the past twenty years, resulting in what is called "the network society". What is the response of South African congregations ...
    • Exploring the practical theological study of congregations 

      Schoeman, W. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The first congregation was formed in Jerusalem, giving rise to faith communities throughout the New Testament. In the ensuing two millennia, congregations are found worldwide. The aim of this article is to describe ...