Recent Submissions

  • Religieuse pluraliteit en waarheid: die hoofstroom Christelike respons 

    Louw, D. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: Our shrinking world confronts us with a plurality of religion of which all claim to be "true". How should we evaluate these claims? The mainstreean Christian response to this question oscillates beween exclusism ...
  • Maleagi 1: 9 — 'n crux interpretum 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: Malachi 1:9 presents the interpreter or exegete with unexpected difficulties. A number of these difficulties are treated in this article: problems pertaining to the translation of the text in Afrikaans, text-critical ...
  • Twentieth-century English Bible translations 

    Naudé, J. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: The twentieth century has emerged as a major period of Bible translations and publications. The article explores both the cultural and social circumstances under which the English Bible translations of the ...
  • “You are my rock and fortress”. Refuge metaphors in Psalm 31. A perspective from cognitive metaphor theory 

    Basson, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2006)
    English: The psalms of lamentation are prayers of a beleaguered individual or nation. The one under constant attack of the enemy has no other option but to implore the deity to intervene on his behalf. Yahweh is invoked ...
  • Opening the trinity: developing the "open theism" debate 

    Williams, D. T (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: The reconciliation of the omniscience of God with the free choices of humanity is a problem whic has taced christian thinkers for centuries. Reently the issue has become prominent with the emergence of support for ...
  • Mission among the Jews 

    Van de Beek, A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    Enlish: The author discusses whether the issue of mission among the Jews deals with the basic question of mission or whether it is the core of the Christian faith. Although both Jews and Christians reject the idea and ...
  • Baptist ethics of conscientious objection to military service in South Africa: the watershed case of Richard Steele 

    Hale, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: Although the Baptist Union of Southern Africa included relatively few outspoken critics of the apartheid system, during the 1970s and 1980s a small number of its younger members confronted the military system ...
  • 'n Pastoraal-narratiewe groepsontwikkelingsmodel vir vrywilligers van die Kankervereniging 

    Steyn, J.; Van den Berg, J-A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: The caregivers of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), Bloemfontein expressed their need to develop lay-counselling skills in order to assist the patient to cope with life during illness. Ten out of ...
  • Reformed theology for the 21st century: confessional, contextual and ecumenical 

    Strauss, S. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2005)
    English: This article scrutinises two important, recently published books on the identity of Reformed theology. These books serve as a springboard for the formation of ideas concerning the way in which Reformed theology ...