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'Memory, history, and justice : in search of conceptual clarity'
(Stellenbosch University, Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology, 2012-12)
How should we reconfigure the relationship between memory and history as two distinguishable yet interconnected epistemological routes to knowing the past? This article seeks some conceptual clarity on the intricate and ...
Tyd in ons tyd : oor teologie en toekomsgeorienteerde herinnering
In hierdie artikel word daar na die moontlike kontoere en belofte van ’n teologie van toekomsgeoriënteerde herinnering gevra, as deel van die soeke na ’n verantwoordelike en konstruktiewe omgang met die verlede. Meer ...
Commemoration, rememoration and reformation: some historical-hermeneutical remarks in light of the 1917 reformation celebrations of the Dutch Reformed Church
(Church History Society of Southern Africa and Unisa Press, 2016)
In 2017 the 500th anniversary of the Reformation will be commemorated worldwide through various conferences, church and cultural events, and publications, also in Southern Africa. How should we commemorate the 16th-century ...
Time out of joint and future-oriented memory : engaging Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the search for a way to deal responsibly with the ghosts of the past
This article explores in conversation with some of the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer the question of how the experience of the dislocation of time and the visitation of “the ghosts of the past” (also in contexts marked ...
The feeling of time : Bonhoeffer on temporality and the fully human life
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2008)
This essay explores the notion of temporality in Bonhoeffer’s thought. After an introductory reference to an early text of Bonhoeffer that reveals his passion for movement and the moment, the essay comments briefly on the ...
Quo Vadis church history? : some theses on the future of church history as an academic theological discipline
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2009)
In response to the invitation to reflect on the future of Church History as an academic theological discipline, this essay discusses five theses: (i) The vitality of Church History as an academic discipline is linked to ...