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    • The "first Deborah" - Genesis 35:8 in the literary and theological context 

      Olojede, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      Exegetes consider Genesis 35:8 an intrusive verse in the narrative of Genesis 35:1-15 because of its isolated mention of the death and burial of Deborah, Rebekah’s nurse. However, the analysis of the verse in its literary ...
    • The goal of maturity in Ephesians 4:13-16 

      Mbennah, E. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      In this article, I argue that, in Ephesians 4:1-16, the author underscores spiritual maturity as the bridge between the new identity of the Christian (Eph. 1-3) and the moral code of the Christian life commensurate with ...
    • Honest to God and the South African churches in 2016 

      Prozesky, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      The year 2013 was fifty years since the publication of Honest to God, by John A.T. Robinson (1919-1983), who was Bishop of Woolwich at the time. The book became a bestseller. The research question that gave rise to the ...
    • Human genetic engineering and social justice in South Africa: Moltmann and human dignity 

      Kotze, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      The realities of social injustice in the present South African context, with its great and growing gap between rich and poor and unequal distribution of wealth and resources, are also acutely visible in the health-care ...
    • 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 ...
    • Interview with Piet J. Naudé 

      Laubscher, Martin (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
      Piet Naudé studied at the University of Stellenbosch where he completed a BA with Hebrew and Philosophy as majors. He furthered his studies in Philosophy and completed both an Honours and Masters degree, the latter ...
    • The Lukan periplus of Paul's third journey with a textual conundrum in Acts 20:15 

      Wilson, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This article discusses a pericope in Acts 20:6–21:8 recounting the sea portion of Paul’s third journey. Its genre resembles the periplus, and generic features are discussed as well as parallels with other periploi. Paul’s ...
    • Die naam "Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk" 

      Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      An investigation into the name of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) reveals that it is a reformed church in the Dutch tradition with the cultural side of it’s origin in the Netherlands. The acceptance of this name indicates ...
    • "One in Christ": Fedsem spiritualities of solidarity 

      Duncan, G. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This article focuses on spirituality as the basis of life at the Federal Theological Seminary of Southern Africa (Fedsem) (1963-1993) during the apartheid years, when Fedsem, groups and individuals within it were subjected ...
    • Review - the mission of preaching: equipping the community for faithful witness 

      Laubscher, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
    • The spiritual mentality profile of femaile pietists on the South African frontier, 1750-1860 

      Raath, A. W. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      The reading of female religious literature on the South African frontier allows us to reconstruct important elements of a shared religious mentality profile of these pioneer female believers. Such a reconstruction of the ...
    • The wilderness wanderings: a theo-liminal pedagogy for mind decolonisation in African Christianity 

      Kaunda, C. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2016)
      This article argues that the current economic and political underdevelopment in the majority of African countries is a symptom of a profound metaphysical and intellectual crisis in the African person’s imagination and ...