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Eschatology in South African literature from the struggle period (1960-1994)
(University of Kwazulu-Natal School of Theology, 2000)
On the background of the current sense of despair concerning the environmental crisis, this article follows the basic intuition that a Christian environmental praxis can only be empowered on the basis of an adequate ...
The Anglican Church and Feminism: Challenging the patriarchy of our faith
Gender-based violence is a problem in most Southern African countries and yet it has generally received little attention from governments and civil society—including Christian churches. In recent years, some churches have ...
Rhetorical appeal and the uncertainty of hope
(Stellenbosch University, 2013)
The article examines an article that Dirk Smit wrote about rhetoric and theology against the background of other of his articles, particularly about the Confession of Belhar. It argues that Smit’s article is “judiciously ...
Views on worldviews: An overview of the use of the term, worldview, in selected theological discourses
(Stellenbosch University, 2014)
This article explores the ways in which the term 'worldview' is used in five distinct contexts that shape the study of religion and also of Christian theology, namely neo-Calvinism, the sociology of knowledge, discourse ...
John Haught on original sin: A conversation
This article engages with John Haught's views on original sin. It offers a brief orientation to discourse on sin in the context of theological debates on human evolution. This is followed by a thick description of Haught's ...
The missionary role of mainstream Christianity: Towards a narrative paradigm for social integration of minorities in pluralistic post-apartheid South Africa
This article attempts to add to the existing approaches of practical theology and specifically to the missionary approaches of mainline churches towards immigrants. This is an attempt to enhance the mission amongst ...