Recent Submissions

  • Resensies/Reviews 

    Venter, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
  • Resensies/Reviews 

    Tucker, A. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
  • Resensies/Reviews 

    Laubscher, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
  • Resensies/Reviews 

    Strauss, S. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
  • 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. ...
  • The priests and the descendants of Levi in the book of Malachi 

    Weyde, K. W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    The article argues that the phrase “the descendants of Levi” in Mal 3:3 includes both priests and Levites and that the author of the book of Malachi was an inspired temple preacher, or writer, who probably belonged to the ...
  • Preaching and cartooning: an exploration of the processes involved in developing a sermon and a newspaper cartoon 

    Wepener, C. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    This article explores the similarities and differences between the process followed to develop a sermon and that followed to develop a cartoon. It first examines the representation of the jester or clown in some recent ...
  • Theology and philosophy within radical orthodoxy (Milbank) and reformational philosophy (Dooyeweerd) 

    Strauss, D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    This article aims to show that, despite agreeing on some basic issues such as rejecting the dogma of the autonomy of reason and accepting that there is no territory independent of God, Radical Orthodoxy and Reformational ...
  • Naboth's vineyard: theological lessons for the South African land issue 

    Resane, K. T. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    This article is an appeal to South African political and ecclesiastical leaders to form a synergy in order to redress the land issue in the post-apartheid era. It surveys the historical development of land dispossession ...
  • 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 ...
  • "Divided against itself"? Individual maxims and the redaction of Q 

    Howes, L. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    In his analysis, Kloppenborg (1987) identified a number of logia in the main redaction that were more proverbial than prophetic in nature. This article considers the possibility that these sayings originally formed part ...
  • In search of the original text in Mark 9:38 

    Hendriks, W. M. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    The text-critical situation of Mark 9:38 is very complicated. This complex situation already becomes evident in the different readings of the critical editions. While there is almost no variation in the first part of the ...
  • Sexual abuse of children as a form of power abuse and abuse of the body 

    Reynaert, M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    This article investigates the relationship between sexual abuse, power and the body from a Catholic theological viewpoint. The article starts with the relationship between sexual abuse and power. It is argued that sexual ...
  • Women on leadership? Perspectives from postgraduate theology students through the lenses of social identity 

    Nell, I. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    South Africa has experienced a long history of patriarchal leadership in the spheres of politics, economics and culture as well as in the sphere of religion, in particular. Many factors influence the current state of ...
  • An interpretation map: finding paths to reading processes 

    Green, B. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    A consideration of the origins, development, and aftermath of Reader‑Response theory helps place both possibilities and limits on the role of reading and interpretation of texts, biblical in particular. With its main tenets ...
  • 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 ...
  • A cognitive semantic approach to Redeemer (Gō'ēl) in Deutero-Isaiah 

    Ashdown, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    English: This study draws on cognitive semantics to explore the radial category nature of Redeemer (Gō’ēl) as depicted by Holy One of Israel in Deutero‑Isaiah and the thematic commonalties of the passages involved. The ...
  • Interview with Professor Philippe Denis 

    Van Tonder, Helené (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    Prof. Philippe Denis is a Senior Professor in History of Christianity at the University of Kwazulu-Natal. In the 1970s and 1980s, his research focused on the history of the Reformation in Germany, France and The Netherlands, ...