Recent Submissions

  • Die etiek van regstellende aksie 

    Vorster, J. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: This article addresses the ethics of affirmative action in South Africa from a Christian ethical perspective. It firstly evaluates the Biblical teachings of redistributive justice and the implications of these ...
  • Space, trinity and city: a theological exploration 

    Venter, R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: The article addresses the neglect of space in theology. It is argued that any retrieval of space requires a transcendent referent and practical application. Hence, space is treated in relation to the doctrine ...
  • Conceptualisation of evil in African Christian theology 

    Wethmar, C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: The aim of this article is to give an account of the interaction between Christianity and African Traditional Religion found in African Christian theology. The comparison is made with special reference to the ...
  • Calvyn oor natuurrampe 

    Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: Severe natural disasters such as the tsunami off Indonesia in 2004 often lead to a demand for theological enlightenment. This article explores how John Calvin’s reasoning in this regard could be a relevant ...
  • Theologische hermeneutiek en de postmoderne uitdaging 

    Ouweneel, Willem J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: Some theologians have reacted negatively to the postmodern challenge (Wells, Groothuis), others more positively (McGrath, Thiselton, Vanhoozer, Grenz). The latter have taken up Ricoeur’s concept of the “masters ...
  • Onward Christian soldiers! Christians in the army 

    Van de Beek, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: On the topic of Christians in the army, the author compares two traditions in Christian theology, one of which being Eusebius. In this tradition, soldiers are praised as warriors for the sake of God. A recent ...
  • Genesing en bevryding in Suid-Afrika: teologies nagedink oor die bydrae van Johan Heyns 

    Van Wyk, J. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: On 5 November 1994 the well known theologian Johan Heyns was brutally murdered in Pretoria — an event which was commemorated ten years later on 5 November 2004. In this article the author investigates the (immense) ...
  • "Bevrydende waarheid?" Nagedink oor die aard van die Gereformeerde belydenis 

    Smit, D. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: This article pays tribute to the honouree by reflecting on the nature of Reformed confession, including confessional documents as well as rich and complex ways of confessing. A first section argues that the ...
  • Gee die Bybel nog vandag aan ons morele oriëntering oor kwessies soos homoseksualiteit? 

    De Villiers, E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: In the introduction to this article an attempt is made to indicate why this issue has become relevant, if not urgent, in the so-called Afrikaans churches. The next section highlights the emphasis by contemporary ...
  • Sonde met die wese van die sondeleer-versteurde daad, verhouding of toestand? 

    Doubell, F. B. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
  • Bullinger am Kap der Guten Hoffnung? Theologische Bemerkungen zum Einfluss Bullingers in Südafrika 

    D’Assonville, V. E. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: Articles regularly feature the notion of a forceful influence that was exerted by Heinrich Bullinger (sixteenth-century church reformer and successor of Zwingli in Zurich) on the early settlement during the first ...
  • Calvyn en die eenheid van die kerk 

    Coetzee, C. F. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: The subject of church unity remains one of the most relevant and most important subjects that Reformed churches have to deal with. We believe the one, holy, catholic and apostolic church. But we also experience ...
  • 'n Gereformeerd-narratiewe pastorale terapie 

    Bezuidenhout, J. P.; Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: Narrative therapy is usually connected with a post-modern paradigm like Social Constructionism. However, for some researchers and therapists post-modernity is not acceptable, since the use of such a narrative ...