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    • Maleagi 1: 9 — 'n crux interpretum 

      Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: Malachi 1:9 presents the interpreter or exegete with unexpected difficulties. A number of these difficulties are treated in this article: problems pertaining to the translation of the text in Afrikaans, text-critical ...
    • Marching towards the Cruzada: Douglas Jerrold's road to nationalist Spain 

      Hale, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
      The Spanish Civil War pitted British Christians against each other in an intense battle for the hearts and minds of the public. Generally speaking, Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom favoured the insurgency of General ...
    • Marriage, sexuality, and holiness: aspects of marital ethics in the Corpus Paulinum 

      Zimmermann, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      A fundamental change in the understanding of marriage becomes apparent in the first century A.D., described by M. Foucault as the transition from a “matrimonial” to a “conjugal” marital concept. While early Christianity ...
    • Marriage, sexuality, and holiness: aspects of marital ethics in the Corpus Paulinum 

      Zimmermann, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      A fundamental change in the understanding of marriage becomes apparent in the first century A.D., described by M. Foucault as the transition from a “matrimonial” to a “conjugal” marital concept. While early Christianity ...
    • Matthean atonement rituals 

      Nel, M. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
      This article focuses on rituals in the Gospel of Matthew that affect forgiveness between God and human beings, as well as between human agents. It argues that rituals play an important role in signalling and affecting ...
    • The Matthean community according to the beginning of his Gospel 

      Viljoen, F. P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
      English: The social setting of the Gospel according to Matthew remains a much debated issue. The theory of a gentile setting with historical roots within Judaism was met with much opposition in recent times. The expression ...
    • Matthew’s sitz im Leben and the emphasis on the Torah 

      Viljoen, F. P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      The role of the Torah is the subject of a full scale discussion in the first Gospel. This article investigates the socio-historical setting that produced this text with such an emphasis on Torah observance. To address ...
    • Meek or opressed? Reading Matthew 5:5 in context 

      Domeris, W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      According to the Gospel of Matthew 5:5, Jesus pronounces a blessing on “the meek” (Greek οἱ πραεῖς), promising that they will receive the inheritance of the earth (or land). The words of Jesus are a quotation from the ...
    • Memory culture in the making: The Heidelberg Catechism in the memory of the Dutch Reformed Church (1862-1937) 

      Van Tonder, H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      English: This article explores the Heidelberg Catechism in the memory of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) between 1862 and 1937, with specific focus on the events of 1862. By making the Heidelberg Catechism the point of ...
    • Mercy, love and salvation in orthodox spirituality 

      Dumitrascu, N.  (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      Mercy was demonstrated in the Hebrew and Greek traditions. The ideal state of Plato’s Republic exhibits mercy in a form that contrasts sharply with the Christian concept. The latter does not distinguish between those of ...
    • Met die oog op God. Voorveronderstellings van die reformatoriese invalshoek op Praktiese Teologie, B.J. de Klerk en F.W. de Wet (Reds.): boekresensie 

      Laubscher, Martin (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      Afrikaans: Die verskyning van 'n plaaslike (prakties) teologiese vakboek - en dan nog in Afrikaans! - is beslis nie iets wat ongesiens verby kan gaan nie. Siende die Suid-Afrikaanse akademiese sisteem veel meer artikels ...
    • Metateoretiese perspektiewe op liggaamlike probleme as moontlike uitbloeisel van onverwerkte trauma 

      Coetzer, W.; Kotzé, H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: This article focuses on the close relationship between unresolved trauma and some physical problems.For most persons, the initial response to trauma is that of denial.However, emotional pain that is suppressed on ...
    • Michael Wolter, Das Lukasevangelium 

      Stenschke, Christoph (University of the Free State, 2010)
    • Michel Foucault se historiografiese benadering as lens in historiese ondersoeke 

      Unknown author (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      In the article the author argues that Foucault’s insights on the archaeological historiography, genealogy and discourse analysis can be used as a lens to write history as well as to deconstruct the existing historical ...
    • Ministry to the congregation according to the letter to the Ephesians 

      Breed, G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      This article endeavours to extract the most important principles of congregational ministry (focusing on equipping the members) from Ephesians by means of an exegetical analysis of the Letter. The article also attempts to ...
    • The misnomers of spiritual 'directing' and 'coaching' 

      Pienaar, H. E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The article considers the terms ‘directing’, as used in spiritual directing, and ‘coaching’ related to its general use, but spiritual ‘coaching’, in particular. Directing and coaching are said to be misnomers that communicate ...
    • Mission among the Jews 

      Van de Beek, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      Enlish: The author discusses whether the issue of mission among the Jews deals with the basic question of mission or whether it is the core of the Christian faith. Although both Jews and Christians reject the idea and ...
    • Mission as action in hope in the context of white poverty in Pretoria: a case for Betlehem mission centre 

      Mashau, D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      The gap between the rich and the poor is widening daily and the proportion of people living in poverty in South Africa is steadily on the rise. The phenomenon of white poverty has existed since the 1890s and is becoming a ...
    • Mission to people of other faiths in the Old Testament and Eldoret, Kenya: some reflections for engaging Muslims within their contexts 

      Omwenga, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      The election of biblical Israel in the Old Testament through Abraham and the mandate to represent God to other nations compare to Kenyan contexts of mission to people of other faiths by virtue of strengths and weaknesses. ...
    • Monotheistic understanding of the divine in African religion, Christianity and Islam 

      Namukoa, E. W.; Verster, P.; Nel, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
      The article traces rhe varied expressions of the conception of the Divine in traditional African religion, Islam and Christianity. The focus in particular is on explaining the idea of monotheism in each of these religious ...