Recent Submissions

  • God images, ethical effects and the responsibility of systematic theology 

    Venter, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: This article registers an important shift that is occurring in contemporary theistic reflection: greater sensitivity to the function of God images, and the consequent ethical impacts. Three texts by Gunton, Johnson ...
  • Die persoon van vrede in die sending 

    Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: The concept of the “person of peace” plays an important role among evangelicals. To reach a community, such a “person of peace” is often identified. This person can then expose the community to mission. From a ...
  • Reading the new Testament from a theological perspetive 

    Van Zyl, H. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: This article argues that, from the perspective of the faith community, it is not enough to read the Bible only from a “technical” point of view; a theological per spective is also required. Subsequently the article ...
  • An embodied spirituality: perspectives for a bodily pastoral anthropology 

    Van den Berg, J.-A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: Important new developments within practical theology and, in particular, within pastoral theology have taken place over the past decades. In terms of a post-foundational practical theology, this article endeavours ...
  • Wanneer 'n teks tekste aanhaal. Maleagi 1:6-14 as voorbeeld 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: The problem posed in this article is a fairly straightforward one: Do Pentateuch traditions occur in Malachi 1:6-14 and if so, how are they used? The problem is approached by searching for quotations, shared ...
  • Calvyn oor die leiding van die Helige Gees in die verklaring van die Skrif 

    Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: Many theologians are unmistakenly reluctant to acknowledge the guidance of the Holy Spirit as a hermeneutic key in explaining Scripture. This article examines the role of the Spirit in John Calvin’s exegetical ...
  • Die kerkorde van die Ned. Geref. Kerk: uitgangspunte ten opsigte van Skrif, belydenis en kerkorde 

    Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: The Church Order of the Dutch Reformed Church puts the position of the Scriptures, its confessions of faith and its order for the church in a truly reformed perspective. In some instances this can be traced to the ...
  • Symbolisy in the Samria invories and architecture 

    Pienaar, D. N. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: Situated at the crossroads of great nations, the Land of Israel was exposed to numerous external influences. Samaria, the capital city of Northern Israel, was also situated on a major trade route. Various expeditions ...
  • Morality and religion in African thought 

    Nel, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: The article deals critically with current discourses on morality in African thought. These discourses reflect the ambivalence between those scholars seeking to define African morality within the parameters of a ...
  • Towards the design for a new Bible translation in Sesotho 

    Makutoane, T. J.; Naudé, J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2008)
    English: The purpose of this article is to suggest a means of translating the Bible and other religious texts to provide for the needs of a community consisting to a large extent of members not able to read written texts. ...