Recent Submissions

  • Die rol van die see in die Patmos-visioene 

    Du Preez, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    Older and newer commentaries on Revelation as well as other studies regarding this book, reveal virtually throughout a very negative view on the role of the sea in John's visions. The author of this article examines all ...
  • How God pays back - retributive concepts in the Book of Job 

    Fischer, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    Five Old Testament concepts of retribution are presented. Then the Book of Job is evaluated under the aspect of its retributive concepts. Because of the lack of compensation in Job's life-experience, Job as well as his ...
  • Ou metodes van die Satan in 'n moderne samelewing - met besondere verwysing na Openbaring 2 en 3 

    Grove, A. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    It is an unequivocal fact that Satan is at work in this world and especially in the church of Christ. At times his methods are crystal clear and at other times, inexplicable, they are not. It is because the devil appears ...
  • The World's Evangelical Alliance and the Spanish Civil War 

    Hale, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    British Christians reacted variously to the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) and crossed verbal swords in the campaign for the hearts and minds of the public over this heated issue at a time when many people believed that ...
  • Command or petition? A speech act analysis of the parents' utterances in John 9:21cd 

    Ito, H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    Although speech act theor}r has a great potential for a better understanding of biblical texts, as demonstrated by some excellent published monographs and articles, it has been only occasionally utilised since the ...
  • In search of tradition material in Zephaniah 1:7-13 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    The question investigated in this paper is a simple one: are there any indications of the use of tradition material in Zephaniah 1:7-13? Apart from the prominent theme of the ... this paper argues for allusions to at least ...
  • Die bemagtiging van die armes 

    Vester, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2000)
    The issue addressed in this article is whether the poor can be empowered to change their own situation without becoming revolutionary. Poverty comprises lack of the most basic life-sustaining goods. However, the poor as ...
  • 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 ...