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  • Towards a new phenotype for tick resistance in beef and dairy cattle : a review 

    Burrow, Heather M.; Mans, Ben J.; Cardoso, Fernando F.; Birkett, Michael A.; Kotze, Andrew C.; Hayes, Ben J.; Mapholi, Ntanganedzeni; Dzama, Kennedy; Marufu, Munyaradzi C.; Githaka, Naftaly W.; Djikeng, Appolinaire (CSIRO Publishing, 2019)
    About 80% of the world’s cattle are affected by ticks and tick-borne diseases, both of which cause significant production losses. Cattle host resistance to ticks is the most important factor affecting the economics of ...
  • Interpreter training : devising a model for aptitude testing for simultaneous interpreters 

    Gambrell, Simone; Lesch, Harold M. (Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University, 2021)
    The proper selection and training of simultaneous interpreting candidates would ensure that they meet all essential requirements and are fully prepared to face any professional assignment they might encounter. Aptitude ...
  • Combining forces : the South African Sign Language Bible Translation project 

    Van Der Walt, Ananda; Van Der Walt, Banie; Vermeerbergen, Myriam (Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University, 2021)
    his paper reports on the South African Sign Language Bible Translation Project, an ongoing project aiming to translate 110 Bible stories into South African Sign Language (SASL). The project started in 2014 and, at the time ...
  • South Africa’s image as translated in Dutch-language media 

    Van Doorslaer, Luc (Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University, 2021)
    This contribution first explores the position of Journalistic Translation Research within the discipline of Translation Studies and, subsequently, describes the relevance of relating it to imagological approaches. It ...
  • Die sigbaarheid van vertaaldheid in resensies van vertaalde Engelse en Afrikaanse romans 

    De Roubaix, Lelanie; Lourens, Amanda (Department of General Linguistics, Stellenbosch University, 2021)
    Die neiging in die literêre kritiek om vertaalde werke as “oorspronklike” werke te resenseer, is alreeds deur verskeie navorsers ondersoek (sien byvoorbeeld Lambert 2010, Maier 2008, Paloposki 2012, en Schulte 2015). Dit ...
  • Biblical values and multi-religious education in primary school : problems and proposals 

    Roux, Cornelia (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    This paper focuses on an apparently inherent contradiction between the concepts ‘biblical values’, ‘Christian values’ and ‘multi-religious education’ in their application to a primary school situation.  Some problems related ...
  • Prayer : an integral part of the Old Testament 

    O’Kennedy, D. F. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    There are a few misconceptions concerning the understanding of prayer in the Old Testament, namely 1) prayer literature does not form an integral part of the Old Testament; 2) Old Testament prayer is confined to Psalmic ...
  • The bible in South African public discourse -with special reference to the right to protest 

    Botha, Jan (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The Bible is one of the most significant bases for values-persuasion and the shaping of the ethos of the South African population.  This significant influence of the Bible is potentially a serious stumbling block for social ...
  • The reception of Matthew in Africa 

    Combrink, H. J. Bernard (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The typical critical issues concerning the interpretation of Matthew do not occur that often in the reception of Matthew in Africa.  The issues addressed are especially contextual matters such as liberation and the relevance ...
  • Translating or transforming – receiving Matthew in Africa 

    Combrink, H. J. Bernard (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The Bible has to be rewritten in order to remain relevant also in Africa.  This has implications for the translation and the transformation of its message.  Translations can be categorized form literal to unduly free.  The ...
  • Murder in the toilet (Judges 3:12-30): translation and transformation 

    Deist, Ferdinand (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The story of Ehud’s dealings with King Eglon of Moab is not the kind of story ordinary Bible readers would expect to find in the Bible.  To refresh our memories here, in short, is that story.
  • Styles of theological dialogue 

    Lategan, Bernard (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The meeting of context, also in theological discourse, inevitably results in the development of some form of dialogue.  Theological discourse is characterized by a series of variables, related to different aspects of such ...
  • Imagination and transformation : ricoeur and the role of imagination 

    Lategan, Bernard (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    The article examines the facilitating role of imagination in the process of transformation.  Firstly, the suspicion that imagination is merely a license for subjectivity is addressed, before the phenomenological roots of ...
  • Prophetic discourse : dialogue, disaster or opportunity? 

    Deist, Ferdinand (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    Christian tradition has always idealized the ‘writing prophets’.  That view has, however, been undermined over the past two decades.  We know very little about the origins of these books and even less about the origins of ...
  • Dialogue in and with the bible 

    Combrink, H. J. Bernard (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1996)
    According to Bakhtin dialogue is the essential symbolic medium through which all social relations are necessarily constituted.  This must be seen against the background of a literary approach which is not comprehensive ...
  • Death penalty : a human rights issue for South Africa 

    Jones, Chris (IntechOpen, 2021)
    In South Africa, the death penalty has been repealed just after the arrival of democracy in 1994. At present, due to numerous daily murders, especially farm murders, this issue is being debated once again seriously – by ...
  • The initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the diagnosis of new cancers at a large pathology laboratory in the public health sector, Western Cape Province, South Africa 

    Van Wyk, A. C.; De Jager, L. J.; Razack, R.; Van Wyk, S. S.; Kleinhans, W.; Simonds, H. M.; Schubert, P. T. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2021)
    Background. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted cancer diagnostic services. A decline in the number of new cancers being diagnosed over a relatively short term implies a delay in diagnosis and subsequent treatment. This ...
  • Satan is holding your tongue back : stuttering as moral failure 

    Isaacs, Dane H. (AOSIS, 2021)
    Background: The last decade has seen researchers and speech–language pathologists employ and advocate for a disability studies approach in the study of the lived experiences of people who stutter and in the design of ...
  • Preaching : an initial theoretical exploration 

    Pieterse, Hennie; Wepener, Cas (AOSIS, 2021)
    In this article, the event of preaching was explored by making use of both older and newer sources. Whilst taking cognisance of continuous contextual changes and developments within the discipline of homiletics, core ...
  • A curriculum proposal for the school subject, religious studies 

    Roux, Cornelia (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 1995)
    Religious Education in schools in South Africa is on the threshold of new development. The mono-religious approach and curricula of Religious Education in state schools may change to multi-religious approach in order to ...

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