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The Heidelberg Catechism on prayer : relevance of a 16th century confession for 21st century households
(University of the Free State, 2014)
In a world characterized by power abuse and violence, where and how would people with the life-affirming ethos of God's alternative kingdom be formed? In view of this challenge, the essay explores the potential of the third ...
Christian theology at the University : on the threshold or in the margin
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2008-01)
The essay discusses challenges regarding the position and role of Christian Theology in twenty-first century university contexts. Questions asked include the following: How will a theology that is oriented to (Reformed) ...
Jesus as healer in the Gospel of Matthew : in conversation with Alan Culpepper
(AOSIS Publishing, 2016-11-28)
This article is a response to R. Alan Culpepper’s two-part contribution in this volume, ‘Jesus as healer in the Gospel of Matthew’. It focuses on three sets of implications of Culpepper’s work: implications of a bioethical ...
'Remembering forward and hoping backward'? : some thoughts on women and the Dutch Reformed Church
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2001)
The paper explores current challenges and opportunities facing the Dutch Reformed Church with respect to a more inclusive (gender) ethos. It sets out by briefly describing major hermeneutical and societal shifts in South ...
New life from a pastoral text of terror? : gender perspectives on God and humanity in 1 Timothy 2
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2012)
Amidst threatening pseudo-practices, 1 Timothy seems to be concerned mainly with the integrity of the Christian gospel within the larger Greco-Roman society. To account for its rich yet complex world view, the intertextual ...
Ascended far above all the heavens : rhetorical functioning of Psalm 68:18 in Ephesians 4:8–10
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2014-03)
The letter to the Ephesians employs various communicative strategies in responding to the rhetorical situation of its implied recipients. Focusing on the recipients’ new identity and ethos ἐν Χριστῷ [in Christ], the text ...