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  • War and Reconstruction: Four Comparative Case Studies 

    Kapp, P. (Open Journal Systems, 2003)
    Traditionally defeated nations or peoples were regarded as at the mercy of the victorious powers. They were either incorporated into the power structure of the dominant power as a vassal or annexed by the victorious state, ...

  • The Wars of Frederick The Great 

    Potgieter, T. D. (Open Journal Systems, 1999)
    The study of the wars of Frederick the Great by Dennis E. Showalter is both fascinating and informative. King Frederick II ruled Prussia from 1740 to 1786. During his reign Prussia was involved in a number of wars (notably ...

  • What can museum and herbarium collections tell us about climate change? 

    Cherry, Micheal I. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-04)
    In 1926—the year of my late mother’s birth—the South African Museum conducted a collecting trip to South West Africa (now Namibia). The participants went by train to Windhoek, where they hired ox wagons, in which ...

  • ‘Where I become you.’ (A response to Rein Brouwer) 

    August, Karel (Open Journal Systems, 2011)
    ‘Where I become you.’ (A response to Rein Brouwer) I hereby wish to express my appreciation for the topic of your presentation for this symposium on Covert Violence and Human Dignity. Your topic ‘Where I become you’ – ...

  • Where, When and Why Do Tsetse Contact Humans? Answers from Studies in a National Park of Zimbabwe 

    Torr, Stephen J.; Chamisa, Andrew; Mangwiro, T.N. Clement; Vale, Glyn A. (PLoS, 2012-08-28)
    Background: Sleeping sickness, also called human African trypanosomiasis, is transmitted by the tsetse, a blood-sucking fly confined to sub-Saharan Africa. The form of the disease in West and Central Africa is carried ...

  • Whose Bible, mine or yours? Contested ownership and Bible translation in Southern Africa 

    Punt, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2004)
    An important but often neglected aspect of the use of the Bible in Africa is its ownership and issues related thereto. Ownership of the Bible obviously concerns its personal possession and all that that entails, but goes ...

  • Why worship? Revisiting a fundamental liturgical question 

    Cilliers, J. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2009-04)
    In this article the fundamental liturgical question as to the motive and intention of worship is addressed within the framework of four related liturgical tensions, namely between being and becoming, between time and ...

  • Willie Jonker se Teologiese Etiek 

    Van Niekerk, Anton A. (Open Journal Systems, 2011)
    The article deals with the South African Dutch Reformed theologian W.D. (Willie) Jonker’s (1929-2006) contribution to theological ethics. Three perspectives on his ethics are developed, viz. foundational, methodological ...

  • “Woord van God, Woord van die lewe”? Op weg na 'n verantwoordelike teologiese hermeneutiek 

    Smit, D.J. (Open Journal Systems, 2012)
    The paper is an edited version of a public address at the opening of the Theology Faculty of the Stellenbosch University on the 3rd February 2008. It deals with the confessional language used by the church to describe the ...

  • Xhosa as medium of instruction in higher education: pie in the sky? 

    Neethling, B. (Stellenbosch university, 2010)
    This article debates the possibility of introducing Xhosa as a Medium of Instruction (MoI) at tertiary level. It should be seen as an argumentative contribution that comprises the following methodological steps: (a) a look ...

  • "Yonder Lies Your Hinterland": Rhodes, Baker, and the Twisted Strands of the South African Architectural Tradition 

    Claassen, J-M. (Open Journal Systems, 2009)
    This article considers the various strands that make up the classical architectural tradition in South Africa. In the last quarter of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth, under British rule the ...

  • Youth culture, media and sexuality: What could faith communities contribute? 

    Cloete, A. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-02)
    This article provided an overview of youth culture and how the media shapes youth culture today. Its specific aim was to focus on the access to sexual content that the different forms of media provide and the possible ...

  • Zack Snyder, Frank Miller and Herodotus: Three Takes on the 300 Spartans 

    Murray, G. N. (Open Journal systems, 2007)
    The heroic defence of the Greeks at the battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC, in particularly the 300 Spartans who stood to the last man against the much larger Persian force, prompted comic book writer and illustrator Frank ...

  • A Zero Sampling Plan for the Moderation of Examination Papers 

    van Wijck, W.; van Schalkwyk, T. Dirkse (Open Journal Systems, 2005)
    Quality assurance within local educational institutions has been under the spotlight in recent years. In particular these institutions are increasingly subjected to minimum standards specified by controlling bodies such ...