Recent Submissions

  • Waaihoek se N.G. Sendinggemeente in Bloemfontein: 1891-1903 

    Britz, R. M. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    This article considers the early history of a unique Dutch Reformed mission congregation in the capital of the Free State Republic. Members, especially elder John Fraser of the local “Tweetoringkerk”, initiated the ...
  • 'n Teologies-kritiese beoordeling van die verhouding tussen die objektiewe en die subjektiewe aspekte in die heilstoeëiening by P.F. Theron 

    Nel, C.; Strauss, S. A. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    Professor P. F. Theron polemises against the separation between the solisms of the Reformation and the excessive emphasis on subjectivist tendencies concerning salvation within the theological context in which he ...
  • Eunugs in die Bybel 

    Retie, F. P.; Riekert, S. J. P. K.; Cilliers, J. F. G. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    In Original Bible texts “eunuch” is described as saris (Old Testament, Hebrew) or eunouchos (New Testament, Greek). However, both words could also mean “official” or “commander”. The 38 original Bible references to saris ...
  • Die bemagtiging van die armes in informele behuisingsgemeenskappe in Mangaung 

    Verster, P. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The serious situation of the poor calls for a new approach. The question is whether the poor can be empowered to alleviate their poverty themselves. In this study focus groups of inhabitants of informal settlements near ...
  • Die Nuwe Testament en seksualiteit 

    Van Zyl, H. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    This article deals with sexuality in the New Testament. In a first movement the line of thought is pursued in which sex in the New Testament is presented as something legitimate and enjoyable. Celibacy also comes into ...
  • Narrative preaching — yet another perspective 

    Van Rensburg, J. J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The theme of narrative preaching has been widely discussed for more than a decade. However, only recently did the interest in this form of communication of the gospel of Jesus Christ become apparent within the congregational ...
  • 'n Tegniek vir die identifisering van mense se konsepte van God 

    Van Jaarsveld, F. J.; Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    Man’s concepts of God occupy an important place in pastoral counselling. However, the identification of concepts of God is complex. Various efforts are reported. In this article an adjusted form of the repertory grid is ...
  • Godskonsepte tydens pastorale gesprekvoering 

    Van Jaarsveld, F. J.; Janse van Rensburg, J. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    There are indications that people’s concepts of God are not adequately considered in existing models for pastoral counselling. These refer to differences among people’s concepts of God as result of their stages of life, ...
  • Calvyn oor God se gebruik van middele in sy voorsienigheidshandelinge 

    Potgieter, P. C. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    Obviously not enough research has been done regarding Calvin’s view on the use of media by God in his acts of providence. Read superficially, some passages in his writings suggest that he may even regard the eternal Word ...
  • Marching towards the Cruzada: Douglas Jerrold's road to nationalist Spain 

    Hale, F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The Spanish Civil War pitted British Christians against each other in an intense battle for the hearts and minds of the public. Generally speaking, Roman Catholics in the United Kingdom favoured the insurgency of General ...
  • Allegorie as argument: Galasiërs 4: 21-5: 1 in retoriese perspektief 

    Tolmie, D. F. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The purpose of this article is to discuss Galatians 4:21-5:1 from a rhetorical perspective. It is argued that the dominant rhetorical strategy in this section can be described as the use of the authority of Scripture in ...
  • Die verstaan en funksie van die Ou Testament in die kerk (of: kan die kerk klaarkom sonder die Ou Testament?) Deel I 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The question put in this two part article is suggested in the title: can the church do without the Old Testament? In part I of the article an overview and interpretation of the history of research regarding this matter ...
  • Die verstaan en funksie van die Ou Testament in die kerk (of: kan die kerk klaarkom sonder die Ou Testament?) Deel II 

    Snyman, S. D. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    The question put in this two part article is suggested in the title: can the church do without the Old Testament? In part I of the article an overview and interpretation of the history of research regarding this matter ...
  • Persecution in the book of Revelation 

    De Villiers, P. G. R. (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2002)
    In this article attention will be given to scholarly interpretations of persecution in Revelation with special attention to their theoretical, hermeneutical and theological implications. After an introductory discussion ...