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    • I am the Bread of Life. Imagery in John 6:32-51 

      Van der Watt, J. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: John 6 is one of the most discussed chapters in the Gospel according to John, because of the Eucharistic nature of the language in 6:51c-59.The complex nature of the metaphors and imagery used in these verses, as ...
    • Identity and community in South African congregations 

      Schoeman, W. J . (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The religious identity of both worshippers and congregations is not static, due to a changing context. Do congregational members believe, belong and engage in the same way as they did previously, or is it possible to track ...
    • Identity claims, texts, Rome and Galatians 

      Punt, Jeremy (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      English: This contribution explores the interplay between Paul’s use of the Scriptures of Israel and the imperial setting in claims about Abraham and the negotiation of identity in the Galatians letter. The letter, from ...
    • Identity-formation and alterity in John Chrysostom's In Epistulam ad Galatas commentarius 

      De Wet, Chris L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      English: The purpose of this study is to give account of the dynamics between Christian identity-formation and the problem of alterity in John Chrysostom’s In epistulam ad Galatas commentarius, one of the earliest extant ...
    • If Jeremiah wrote it, it must be ok: on the attribution of Lamentations to Jeremiah in early rabbinic texts¹ 

      Kalman, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: Despite the absence of any formal attribution of the book of Lamentations to the prophet Jeremiah in the Hebrew Bible, the rabbis of the Talmudic period chose to perpetuate and reinforce this idea. The question ...
    • Imitatio Christi and the holy folly of divine violence: the church as ultimate criminal 

      Meylahn, J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      The calling of the church is to follow Christ (imitatio Christi). What does this calling entail? Following Žižek's and Derrida's interpretation of Benjamin's interpretation of law and violence, the paper will argue that ...
    • Die impak van die verbond op'n paradigma vir pastoraat 

      Janse van Rensburg, J.; Hoffman, L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: This article points out that the covenant has a more comprehensive impact on pastoral care than other paradigms. It is indicated that the contents communicated to the believer as well as the techniques used are ...
    • Die impak van gepreokkupeerdheid met seksuele aktiwiteit geassosieer met internetgebruik op die gesin - 'n pastorale perspektief 

      Coetzer, W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: Together with the tremendous growth in the number of users of the internet in recent years, there was a corresponding growth in pornographic websites as well as internet sex. According to researchers and ...
    • Die impak van intergeneratiewe trauma. Verkennende perspektiewe tesame met enkele pastorale kantaantekeninge 

      Coetzer, W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: The article focuses on the process of the transmission of trauma within succeeding generations.Typical behaviour and symptoms are highlighted.A summary of typical characteristics of a dysfunctional family is ...
    • Implikasies van 'n postmodernistiese lees van die Ou Testament vir die terreine van die teologie, die bybelwetenskap, die publiek en die kerk 

      Wessels, J. P. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 1999)
      Traditionally textual analysis of the Old Testament is done within a modernist framework. However, a postmodernist approach opens up new avenues in this regard. The reading strategy of critical deconstruction, based on ...
    • Die implikasies van stellings as kategorie van nie-egte vrae in Romeine 

      Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2001)
      This article argues that non-authentic questions have certain clear implications when used as rhetorical instruments in Paul’s Letter to the Romans. These questions are abstracted as a category in accordance with Verster ...
    • In pursuit of the millennium: Judeans and their land* 

      Cromhout, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: This article aims to indicate the importance of the concept “land” with regard to the nature of Judean ethnic identity. It shows from evidence in the Bible and contemporary literature how Yahweh, the people, and ...
    • In search of the original text in Mark 9:38 

      Hendriks, W. M. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The text-critical situation of Mark 9:38 is very complicated. This complex situation already becomes evident in the different readings of the critical editions. While there is almost no variation in the first part of the ...
    • In search of the origins of Israelite aniconism 

      Kang, S. I. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2018)
      For a long time, aniconism has been presented as one of the most distinctive characteristics of the religion of ancient Israel. Aniconism refers to the absence or repudiation of divine images. Such a tradition was inconceivable ...
    • In search of tradition material in Zephaniah 1:7-13 

      Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
      The question investigated in this paper is a simple one: are there any indications of the use of tradition material in Zephaniah 1:7-13? Apart from the prominent theme of the ... this paper argues for allusions to at least ...
    • An incarnational engaged worship and spirituality 

      Foshaugen, E. K. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 1999)
      Modern culture is sick with secularism resulting in a growing recognition permeating our culture that all life is at root spiritual. Whilst not necessarily recognised in Christian terms, there is a growing awareness and ...
    • “Informing of the child's understanding, influencing his heart, and directing its practice”: Jonathan Edwards on education 

      Minkema, K. P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      This article examines the role of education in Jonathan Edwards’ life and legacy, both the education he received in early eighteenth-century New England and his activities as a teacher, among the other vocations he followed. ...
    • The inner reformation of the sciences: an ambiguity in the radically orthodox thought of John Milbank? 

      Strauss, D. F. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Although both Radical Orthodoxy and Reformational Philosophy question the autonomy of theoretical reason, the views of prominent representatives of Radical Orthodoxy do not enable an inner reformation of the non-theological ...
    • "Interpretasierigting" as eksegetiese hulp: Rut in wyer kontekste 

      Jonker, L. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 1999)
      This article shows how the investigation inco the history of origin of che text itself, as well as the Wirkungsgeschichte thereof, can assist in decermining a possible "direction of interpretation" in terms of which ...
    • The interpretation and translation of Galatians 5:12 

      Tolmie, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2009)
      English: As is evident from commentaries on Galatians and from various English translations, scholars do not agree on the meaning, rhetorical labelling and translation of the wish expressed by Paul in Galatians 5:12 ( ...