Recent Submissions

  • Respek vir die lewe en die doodstraf volgens die perspektief van Genesis 9:5-6 

    Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: There are different views on the application of Genesis 9:5-6 in the debate on the value of life and the death penalty. In postmodern society it is considered inhumane to execute persons who committed murder. ...
  • Remarks on the church in the consumer society: similarities and dissimilarities 

    Lategan, L. O. K. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: The church cannot escape the influence of the consumer society. The influence of the consumer society is often viewed as negative although it can have many positive influences on the building and growth of the ...
  • Attempting a dialectical reconciliation of the concept truth in the objectivism of evangelical Christianity and the relativism of postmodernism 

    Foshaugen, E. K. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: The Church faces a number of challenges concerning the sociological impact postmodernism is having on society. One significant area that has been profoundly disputed is the epistemological content of the concept ...
  • Die prediker as preek basisteoretiese perspektiewe uit handelinge 

    Venter, C. J. H.; Kim, H. K. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: This article explores the topic from a pneumatological perspective, and pays attention to the preacher’s calling, appointment and being filled with the Holy Spirit. The key question is that of congruence between ...
  • Jesus' affection towards children and Matthew's tale of two kings 

    Van Aarde, A. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: On account of multiple and independent attestations in early Christian literature Jesus’ affection towards children can be taken as historical authentic. From a perspective of the social stratification of ...
  • Partikuliere en algemene sinodes: 'n gereformeerde benadering 

    Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: In this article the author investigates the character, composition and task of particular or regional synods and of general synods in reformed churches. Although the character and composition of these assemblies ...
  • A rhetorical analysis of Philippians 1:1-11 

    Snyman, A. H. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: The aim of this article is to analyse Philippians 1:1-11 from a rhetorical perspective that differs from the typical approach of researchers, who tend to force ancient rhetorical categories on a letter. The ...
  • Wat is 'n gereformeerde liturgie? 

    Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: The current debate on a reformed liturgy is driven by opposition. On the one hand, some protagonists for renewal embrace anything new that works, while on the other hand traditionalists reject attempts to renew ...
  • Debating Toynbee's theory of challenge and response: Christian civilisation or Western imperialism? 

    Hale, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: In his 1952 Reith Lectures on the British Broadcasting Corporation, “The World and the West”, the eminent London historian Professor Arnold Toynbee sought to explain inter alia why western European hegemony over ...
  • Skrif en kerkorde 

    Celliers, A.; Strauss, P. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2004)
    English: The church is continuously called upon to listen to the Word of God so that, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, it can remain church in and for its time, as God intended it to be. The Word presents a unique, ...