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    • A partial preterist understanding of Revelation 12-13 within an intertextual framework 

      Du Rand, J. A.; Song, Y. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: There are two lines of thought in exegetical circles concerning the interpretation of partial preterism, applied to Rev. 12-13: (1) the consistent partial preterism, according to which the whole book of Revelation ...
    • Partikuliere en algemene sinodes: 'n gereformeerde benadering 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
      English: In this article the author investigates the character, composition and task of particular or regional synods and of general synods in reformed churches. Although the character and composition of these assemblies ...
    • Passive-aggressive resistance against apartheid at the federal theological seminary of Southern Africa 

      Duncan, G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      The passive aggressive behaviour theory of de Angelis (2009) combined with the "hidden transcript" theory of Scott (1985, 1990) and the racial conflict theory of Himes (1971) provide a theoretical framework for understanding ...
    • 'n Pastoraal-narratiewe groepsontwikkelingsmodel vir vrywilligers van die Kankervereniging 

      Steyn, J.; Van den Berg, J-A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: The caregivers of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Bloemfontein expressed their need to develop lay-counselling skills in order to assist the patient to cope with life during illness. Ten out of ...
    • Pastorale begeleiding aan die persoon met dissosiatiewe identiteitsversteuring 

      Du Plessis, A. L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      A person with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) is someone who was exposed to intense trauma impacting that person’s life negatively at various levels. Although dissociative identity disorder is described as a mental ...
    • Pastorale begeleiding van die emosioneel verwonde tiener 

      Coetzer, W.; De Klerk, T. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2014)
      Pastoral counseling of the emotionally wounded teenager Many teenagers struggle with the consequences of emotional injuries. Simultaneously they are moving through the difficult phase of adolescence which may complicate ...
    • Paul, military imagery and social disadvantage 

      Punt, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      In the past, attention for the social position or standing of the early Jesus followers was overrun by concerns for the theological and religious dimensions of those communities. The role of the Roman Empire and the ...
    • Pauline challenge to African masculinities: reading Pauline texts in the context of HIV/AIDS 

      Togarasei, Lovemore (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      This article discusses Pauline masculinity in the context of HIV/AIDS. If any success against HIV/AIDS is to be achieved, men need to be constructively involved in this struggle rather than merely being vilified. It is ...
    • Paulus se retoriese strategie in Galasiërs 1:1-10 

      Tolmie, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
      The aim of this article is to demonstrate an approach to the rhetorical analysis of Paul's Letter to the Galatians that differs from the typical approach followed by researchers, namely the forcing of ancient rhetorical ...
    • Pavel Aleksadrovič Florenskij's method of discerning spiritual truth 

      Camilleri, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      This article explores Pavel Florenskij’s dialectical method as the preferred way to discern spiritual truth. It presents the Russian polymath’s method within his socio-political and ecclesiastical contexts and two of his ...
    • Pentecostilism & schisms in the Reformed Church in Zambia 1996-2001: contextual and identity changes 

      Hendriks, H. J.; Soko, L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
      This article analyzes the historical, contextual and identity changes that took place in the RCZ between 1996 and 2001 in order to find an answer to the question why it happened. The hypothesis is as follows: The leadership ...
    • The perceptions of morality of secondary school learners: a cross-cultural study 

      Coetzee, J.; Louw, D. A.; Jooste, J. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
      English: The focus of this research is to determine the perceptions of morality among a group of young South Africans. More specifically, the possible role that gender, culture, lifestyle, religion and sexual practices ...
    • Persecution in the book of Revelation 

      De Villiers, P. G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
      In this article attention will be given to scholarly interpretations of persecution in Revelation with special attention to their theoretical, hermeneutical and theological implications. After an introductory discussion ...
    • Die persoon van vrede in die sending 

      Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
      English: The concept of the “person of peace” plays an important role among evangelicals. To reach a community, such a “person of peace” is often identified. This person can then expose the community to mission. From a ...
    • Perspectives on the socially disadvantaged in early Christianity 

      Tolmie, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
    • Philippians 4:10-23 from a rhetorical perspective 

      Snyman, A. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2007)
      English: This article endeavours to analyse Phil.4:10-23 from a different perspective to approaches which tend to force ancient rhetorical categories on the letter.On the basis of a text-centred approach, this part of the ...
    • Philo's De Decalogo: educating to respect the socially disadvantaged 

      Decock, P. B. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Respect and care for the disadvantaged are firmly embedded in Philo’s interpretation of the Decalogue. In order to understand Philo’s teaching on this point within its proper perspective, this study highlights the following ...
    • The politics of liturgy between tradition and modernity in South Africa 

      Rossouw, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2017)
      How can Catherine Pickstock’s statement that “Traditional communities governed by liturgical patterns are likely to be the only source of resistance to capitalist and bureaucratic norms today” be interpreted in contemporary ...
    • The (possible) function of the beatitude of the poor in the context of the struggle against poverty: Biblical implications and the alleviation/eradication of poverty 

      Kugler, Joachim (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2012)
      The article focuses on the beatitude of the poor in the social and religious context of historical Jesus. The original version of this makarism has to be seen as a religious statement which is not meant as a program of ...
    • Post-foundational practical theology as correlational hermeneutic 

      Macallan, B.; Hendriks, H. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2013)
      The article argues that Practical Theology has moved from the uncertainty of simply being applied theology to a point where its methodology, described as the pastoral cycle in this instance, has gained such confidence that ...