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    • Jeremiah 34:8-22 - a call for the enactment of distributive justice? 

      Terblanche, M. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This article seeks to determine whether the author of Jeremiah 34:8-22, in his critique of the events relating to the manumission of Hebrew slaves in 589/588 BCE during Nebuchadnezzar’s siege of Jerusalem, called for ...
    • Jesus and the marginalized: attaching pastoral meaning to Luke 4:14-30 

      Steyn, J.; Yousaf, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      In Luke 4:14-30, Jesus revealed Himself in fulfilling the prophecy of Elijah and Elisha and being the Saviour of the marginalized. The calling of the pastoral caregiver is to be the hands and feet of Jesus, especially ...
    • Jesus and “the Daniel code” 

      Thom, G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      It is suggested that Jesus, who understood his Messianic calling in the light of the OT prophecies, utilized their symbolic apocalyptic language in his prophetic discourse. From this perspective Matthew 26:64 sheds important ...
    • Jesus Christ, a compassionate companion: Christological reflections in the time of the HIV/AIDS pandemic 

      Mligo, E. S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      Who do people living with HIV/AIDS say Jesus Christ is in their context of stigmatisation? This is an ancient Christological question that helps us understand and deal with this issue in a new way. This article presents ...
    • Jesus' affection towards children and Matthew's tale of two kings 

      Van Aarde, A. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: On account of multiple and independent attestations in early Christian literature Jesus’ affection towards children can be taken as historical authentic. From a perspective of the social stratification of ...
    • Jesus, history and the gospels 

      Moyise, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: This article considers the reasons why modern scholars have felt the need to go behind the four Gospels and search for the historical Jesus. After a short discussion on methodology, especially the criteria used ...
    • Jezus, de unieke drager van Gods Geest 

      Dingemans, G. D. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: Research of the “historical Jesus” has produced a considerable number of books and articles, but has not given us a reliable view on Jesus. Scholars do not get further than Jesus as a charismatic teacher. The ...
    • Johannes Calvyn oor gebedsverhoring 

      Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: Calvin has written extensively on prayer, not only in his Institutes, but also in his commentaries, sermons and letters. His views in this regard have been reflected in a substantial number of publications by ...
    • Johannes Hoornbeeck, a monumental 17th century Dutch theologian: continuities in his thinking on doctrine and life 

      Hofmeyr, J. W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      In this article on the 17th-century Johannes Hoornbeeck, the initial focus is on the Further Reformation of which Hoornbeeck was a representative. The focus then switches to Hoornbeeck himself: the story of his life, ...
    • Johannine metaphors/symbols linked to the Paraclete-Spirit and their theological implications 

      Joubert, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: The Johannine author uses metaphors and symbols to enable the primary and secondary readers to come to a better understanding of the Paraclete-Spirit.The study of particular Johannine metaphors is valuable in ...
    • Kerk en skoolonderwys in vier kerkordes 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      Reformed churches in the tradition of John Calvin and the well-known Synod of Dordt (1618-1619), have a long history of involvement of some kind in school education. This article looks into the famous – at least in some ...
    • Kerk, koerant en die kwessie van nuus toegepas op die Rapport-berig oor huise van NG Welsyn Vrystaat vir predikante 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2003)
      English: This article analyses the question of what news and news values are as well as the handling of church news in daily or weekly newspapers. The author deems the norms for news as accepted and applied by these ...
    • Die kerk, maatskappy en vrye verenigings: 'n studie van die kerkorde van die NG Kerk 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      The church, society and free societies: a study of the church order of the DRC In its stipulantions for the church in its actions against or with the other institutions and societies in society, the order of the Dutch ...
    • Kerklike gesag herbesoek: met verwysing na die kerklike proses om 'n belydenis of belydenisgrondslag te wysig 

      Celliers, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This article will show that the Christocratical understanding of church authority means that each of the official governing bodies of the church can make its own decisions based on the norm of the Word of God. This ...
    • Die kerkorde van die Ned. Geref. Kerk: uitgangspunte ten opsigte van Skrif, belydenis en kerkorde 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: The Church Order of the Dutch Reformed Church puts the position of the Scriptures, its confessions of faith and its order for the church in a truly reformed perspective. In some instances this can be traced to the ...
    • Klaagliedere 3:42: vergifnis of nie-vergifnis? 

      O’Kennedy, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      English: Lamentations 3:42: forgiveness or non-forgiveness? This article investigates the short prayer of Lamentations 3:42, the only text in the prayer literature that uses the particle לא (no) together with the term סלח ...
    • Koinonia (deelgenootskap): 'n gemis in ons 21ste eeuse kerkbegrip 

      De Wet, B. W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: This article argues that in translating koinonia one should not use terms such as “fellowship”, as koinonia focuses on the idea of “sharing”, in particular within a dynamic relationship of active participation and ...
    • Kom ons skryf 'n Psalm! 

      Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: This article is a report on an exercise in Psalm writing performed by theological students in a course on the introduction, exegesis and theology of the Psalms.What was interesting and surprising was that, without ...
    • Kontinuïteit en diskontinuïteit in God se rus (Heb 3:7-4:13) 

      Snyman, A. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      Our everyday experience is well acqainted with the reality of constancy and change. Persistence over time (continuity) is normally accompanied by an awareness of change (discontinuity). In the first part of the article ...
    • Die krag van simbole en rites in die liturgie 

      Vos, C. J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      Engish: There is an old and dynamic relationship between cult and context. This relationship implies that worship is not experienced in a void. A contextual approach must take into consideration the rise and fall of ...