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Afrikaner socio-theological discourse in the early twentieth century : war and mission in J.F. Naude and J. Du Plessis
(Historical Association of South Africa, 2014-11)
Wars and their subsequent interpretations have shaped twentieth century Afrikaner public discourse profoundly. The remembered trauma, particularly of the Anglo-Boer War might have been a contributing factor to the late ...
Incarnation theology versus the sacralisation of authority
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-03)
This article juxtaposed the theological theme of incarnation with quasi-religious invasions of public power structures and institutions in southern Africa, which has been described by the term sacralisation of authority. ...
Afrikaner Reformed missionary enthusiasts and the Voortrekkers : with special reference to Dingaansdag/Geloftedag and also the 1938 Eeufees
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2015)
The missionary discourse in Afrikaner Reformed Christianity has been controversial, because it is implicated in the development of early apartheid policies, which were subsequently implemented by National Party governments. ...
Understanding Christianity in the history of African religion : an engagement with theological and anthropological perspectives in the pursuit of interdisciplinary dialogue
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-08)
There is ample ground and good motives for interdisciplinary engagement between theology and the ‘new’ anthropology of Christianity. Theologians can learn much about the character of the church in all its plurality ...
Sacralisation and the colonial-indigenous encounter in Southern African Christian history : the memory and legacy of Johannes du Plessis as case study
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2016)
The role of the Dutch Reformed Church's mission policies in the development of apartheid ideology has in recent times come under increased scrutiny. In terms of the formulation of missionary theory within the DRC, the ...
British imperial wars and the strengthening of the Dutch Reformed Church's mission : Mashonaland in the late 19th to early 20th centuries
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2017)
This focus is on conflicts in which the British South African Company (BSAC) had a direct hand, and in which British forces were victorious. Three specific conflicts will be highlighted: the First Matabele War (1893-1894), ...