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Die ikoniese waarde van kuns : estetika en die poetiese faktor van spiritualiteit in ver-beeld-ende kunste en ver-beeld-ingryke teologisering
(Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2014-03)
Die hipotese dat kuns meer behels as ’n soort kunsvlyt of meganiese handvaardigheid, (maakmoontlikheid), en dat estetika ten diepste ’n spirituele kategorie is wat verwys na die mens se soeke na transendente raamwerke ...
Compassion fatigue : spiritual exhaustion and the cost of caring in the pastoral ministry. Towards a ‘pastoral diagnosis’ in caregiving
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
The pastoral ministry of caregiving inevitably implies a cost. The spiritual ethos in the Christian ministry implies a huge sacrifice. Dietrich Bonhoeffer (see footnote 9 in the article) described this ethos as ‘the cost ...
The refugee dilemma and migrant crisis : charity begins at home or being home to the homeless? the paradoxical stance in pastoral caregiving and the infiltration and perichoresis of compassion
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
The current refugee and migrant crisis is revealing on a deeper ‘spiritual level’ a crisis of meaning and habitus (attitudinal crisis). Because of prejudice, xenophobia reveals a crisis of compassion and diaconic outreach. ...
Cura vitae : the hermeneutics of spiritual healing and the beautification of life
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2013)
In the social and healing sciences the notion of a holistic approach in human health is a well-established concept. In care-giving an interdisciplinary model is inevitable. However, what is the contribution of a Christian ...
Theological complexity and the blindness of theory-barbarism in a pastoral hermeneutics : towards the infiniscience of God in processes of hoping and faithful knowing (epistemology)
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
Theory formation in theology is often directed by the rationalistic principle of simplification. In pastoral caregiving, it leads to the tendency to offer instant answers to the very complex notion of ‘meaning in suffering’. ...