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    • “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 ...
    • Godsdiens: middeL tot verslawing of tot heling? 

      Coetzer, W. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      There are two sides to religion, on the one hand the threat that implies emotional pain and addiction, on the other hand the healing and liberating effect of a balanced and healthy religion. In this article the focus is ...
    • Het boek Prediker: een verrassende en uitdagende stem in de Bijbel 

      Debel, H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      As historical-critical exegesis has demonstrated that the Bible does not provide a readymade and unified answer to each and every actual question, the present study aims at highlighting the particular contribution of the ...
    • A new leadership for a new ecclesiology 

      Mothoagae, I. D.; Prior, L. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      While many berate the poor level of leadership in the Church, it is noticeable that the same complaint is made about leadership in the corporate world. It is the authors’ contention that the new ecclesiology that has ...
    • Praising God or singing of love?: from theological to erotic allegorisation in the interpretation of Canticles 

      Ausloos, H.; Lemmelijn, B. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      In the history of the interpretation of Canticles, one generally distinguishes two tendencies, which can also be identified in the interpretation history of the rest of the Old Testament literature. Alongside a literal ...
    • Rolverwagtinge van agspastors: voorstelle vir'n voortgesette teologiese opleidingsprogram 

      Putter, A. P. J.; Lotter, G. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      In this article, the focus will be on the findings of two qualitative research investigations of the role expectations of the Apostolic Faith Mission (hereafter AFM) pastor. It indicates the importance of a continuous ...
    • “Showing respect” in Bible translation 

      Van der Spuy, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      This article focuses on the way respect is shown by using 2nd person personal pronouns in languages that distinguish between you plural (you all), you honorific (polite) and you singular (familiar) forms. It discusses ...
    • Thomas Aquinas: on law, tyranny and resistance 

      Swartz, N. P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      Thomas Aquinas’s notion on law, tyranny and resistance served as a limitation on governmental powers. When those who bear the law command things which exceed the competence of such authority, the subject is free to obey ...
    • The ultimate commission: the key for the Gospel according to Matthew 

      Lee, K.; Viljoen, F. P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2010)
      It is frequently acknowledged that the ultimate commission is important for understanding the whole gospel of Matthew. In this article, we investigate how several themes incorporated in the ultimate commission (28:18-20) ...