Recent Submissions

  • Die ‘‘Evangeliese sending’’ 2010: uitgedien of relevant? 

    Robinson, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    The Evangelical Mission (EM) dates its official history back to 1846 with the establishment of the Evangelical Alliance with as common goal ‘to promote unity and fellowship among Christians for more effective witness to ...
  • The conception of the circle of concerned African women theologians: is it African or western? 

    Fiedler, R. N.; Hofmeyr, J. W. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    In this article, we argue that the Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians was largely conceived as African, and that it addresses the issues of African women. The Circle approaches the issue of women’s liberation ...
  • A Christian ethical perspective on the moral status of the human embryo 

    Vorster, J. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    This investigation focuses on the moral status of the human embryo from a Christian ethical perspective. The central theoretical argument is that the embryo has a particular standing before God and should therefore have a ...
  • Basisteoretiese perspektiewe vir beoordeling van'n kerklike Psalmboek 

    Van Rooy, J. H.; De Klerk, B. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    In 2003 the Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika (Reformed Churches in South Africa) introduced a new hymn book Psalmboek 2003 (Psalter 2003). For the evaluation of the use of this hymn book as communication medium in a ...
  • Rethinking the demarcation of Malachi 2:17-3:5 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    Demarcating a unit remains important for the interpretation and understanding of the particular unit in a (Biblical) book. In the case of the book of Malachi, the majority of scholars adhere to the traditional demarcation ...
  • The theology of creation in Vito Mancuso's radical theology 

    Simut, C. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    Vito Mancuso, a young Italian theologian of lay inspiration, has been causing a great deal of theological unrest within Italy’s conservative quarters because of his radical program intended to re-found Christianity in order ...
  • An open coding analytical model of sermons on poverty with Matthew 25:31-46 as sermon text 

    Pieterse, H. J. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    This article reports on the first cycle (out of three) of a grounded theory analysis of sermons on poverty with Matthew 25:31-46 as sermon text. The problem addressed in this research project has to do with the poverty ...
  • South Africa: the arduous task of facing our religious past 

    Oliver, E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    The term ‘rainbow nation’ tends to soften both the intensity and divergence of the complex mixture of origins, languages, ideologies, cultures, lifestyles and skills of the South African society. With Christians totalling ...
  • What’s turning the wheel?: the theological hub of Song of Songs 

    Fischer, S. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    Different interpretations are evaluated for their contribution towards a better under-standing of the theology of Song of Songs. Chapter 4:16-5:1 is presented as the structural centre of Song of Songs. Linear, cyclic and ...
  • Liturgiese afleidings uit die kontinuïteit en diskontinuïteit van die pasga en die nagmaal 

    De Klerk, B. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    The Service of the Word constitutes the climax and junction of the liturgy during the service, and the Holy Communion is the crucial confirmation and appropriation of the core of Scripture, namely Jesus Christ as Lord and ...
  • Die Suid-Afrikaanse Kapelaansdiens (SAKD) en staatsbeleid tydens die Grensoorlog, 1966-1989 

    Bredenkamp, I.; Wessels, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2011)
    During the Border War (1966-1989), also known as the Bush War or the Namibian War of Independence, the accusation was made that chaplains serving in the South African Chaplaincy Service (SACHS) endorsed and propagated the ...