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    • G J Fanabe (Ed.), Religions of Japan in practice: Princeton readings in religions 

      Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    • The garden of love: some orthodox perspectives on the spirit and the church 

      Dumitraşcu, D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      In contemporary cultures, we often observe a strong shift of values. Traditional religious ones are being replaced with "worldly" - at times petty - values. Within this context, notion and understanding of "paradise" takes ...
    • Gebed en Ou-Testamentiese teologie 

      O’Kennedy, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2001)
      Prayer should be an intrinsic part of theology because the way in which people understand the nature of God determines the nature and content of their prayers. This article poses the following question: In which way is ...
    • Gebed in die liturgie: 'n prakties-teologiese verkenning 

      Wepener, Cas (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      For many worshippers, prayer in the worship service is not always appropriated positively. In this article, a practical theological exploration regarding prayer in the liturgy is undertaken. By means of a spiral movement ...
    • Die geboortedatum van Christus as 'n historiese probleem 

      Retief, F. P.; Cilliers, J. F. G.; Hoffman, M. J. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: In the past attempts to establish the date of birth of Jesus have led to proposed dates as early as 20 BC but also as late as 2 AD. In this article the limited primary historical sources are carefully examined ...
    • Gee die Bybel nog vandag aan ons morele oriëntering oor kwessies soos homoseksualiteit? 

      De Villiers, E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: In the introduction to this article an attempt is made to indicate why this issue has become relevant, if not urgent, in the so-called Afrikaans churches. The next section highlights the emphasis by contemporary ...
    • Die geheim van die prediking: om mondig te word 

      Cilliers, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: This article contends that preaching is a speech-act in which the voice of the preacher – symbol of his or her personality and spirituality - has an important role to play. It argues that the voice of the preacher ...
    • 'Gelukkig hij die uw kinderen zal grijpen' 

      Peels, H. G. L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
      “Happy is he who seizes your infants…”. Hermeneutical and biblical-theological positioning of the Old Testament imprecations The Old Testament contains many prayers for the shaming, punishment or destruction of the ...
    • Gemeentegrense, nuwe gemeente ontwikkeling en kerkverband in die Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk 

      Celliers, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: In this article it is argued that in any system in which membership of a particular congregation is determined by the members themselves through subjective criteria, the relationship between congregations is ...
    • Gemeenteteologie en horisonversmelting in die Matteusevangelie: 'n bestekopname 

      Van Aarde, A. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      "Gemeindetheologie" and fusion of horizons in Matthew's gospel: a survey The article assesses the author's contributions to Matthean studies over the past thirty years. It focuses on the hermeneutical principle of ...
    • Gender and Jewishness: a Greimassian analysis of Susanna 

      Kanonge, D. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      This article investigates the possible gender agenda of Susanna. Gender is one of the most debated issues in the study of the story. A frequently asked question is: "does Susanna reinforce or undermine patriarchy?" Most ...
    • Genesing en bevryding in Suid-Afrika: teologies nagedink oor die bydrae van Johan Heyns 

      Van Wyk, J. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: On 5 November 1994 the well known theologian Johan Heyns was brutally murdered in Pretoria — an event which was commemorated ten years later on 5 November 2004. In this article the author investigates the (immense) ...
    • 'n Gereformeerd-narratiewe pastorale terapie 

      Bezuidenhout, J. P.; Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: Narrative therapy is usually connected with a post-modern paradigm like Social Constructionism. However, for some researchers and therapists post-modernity is not acceptable, since the use of such a narrative ...
    • “Give us this day our daily bread”: clergy's lived religion in Pretoria central areas 

      Rabe, M.; Lombaard, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      The aim of this article is to reflect on how clergy, working in Pretoria central areas, live out (the external dimension) and experience (the internal dimension) their faith in their everyday life. Thirteen clergy were ...
    • The glory of the Son of Man in Revelation 1-3: Reflections on mysticism in the New Testament 

      De Villiers, P. G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: This article focuses on the mystical nature of the Christophany in Revelation 1­3 in order to illuminate the present research on mysticism in the New Testament. It firstly introduces the relevant text and outlines ...
    • The goal of maturity in Ephesians 4:13-16 

      Mbennah, E. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      In this article, I argue that, in Ephesians 4:1-16, the author underscores spiritual maturity as the bridge between the new identity of the Christian (Eph. 1-3) and the moral code of the Christian life commensurate with ...
    • God as father: the representation of the tenth plague in children's Bibles 

      Du Toit, J. S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: The Book of Exodus’ account of the ten plagues as moment of Israelite liberation from Egyptian servitude is particularly poignant. The troublesome nature of the story’s climax — the slaying of the firstborn — ...
    • God images, ethical effects and the responsibility of systematic theology 

      Venter, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: This article registers an important shift that is occurring in contemporary theistic reflection: greater sensitivity to the function of God images, and the consequent ethical impacts. Three texts by Gunton, Johnson ...
    • “God in Himself” and “God as revealed to us”: the impact of the substance concept 

      Strauss, D. F. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      The static space metaphysics of the Eleatic school (Parmenides) is continued by Plato, Aristotle and subsequently followed up by Thomas Aquinas. Concurrently a negative theological approach surfaced, claiming that one ...
    • God's Holy Spirit: a back-story from the Joseph narrative (Genesis 37-50) 

      Green, Barbara (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      The story of Judah within the longer Joseph story (Genesis 37-50) provides an apt place for readers to discern the work of the Holy Spirit and what is recognized in spirituality as the work of discernment. The character ...