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What hope is there – for Klaus?
This contribution engages with Klaus Nürnberger’s eschatology as expressed in his Invitation to Systematic Theology. It suggests that his notion of Christian hope has to be understood in terms of the triad of core concepts ...
The Christian faith and evolution: An evolving, unresolved debate
This article sketches how the debate on Christian faith and evolution has evolved. Seven challenges are identified and described in the debate, namely, regarding a recognition of deep (geological) time (challenging the ...
On social evil and natural evil: in conversation with Christopher Southgate
In this contribution, the author engages in a conversation with Christopher Southgate on the relationship between social evil and what is called natural “evil.” Theologically, this centers around an understanding of creation ...
Praying for rain? Reformed perspectives from the Southern African context
This contribution addresses the question raised in this volume whether praying for rain is an appropriate response to the impact of climate change from a Southern African perspective. It commences with a missionary story ...
Is it not God’s mercy that nourishes and sustains us … forever? Some theological perspectives on entangled sustainabilities
This essay explores the question whether and if so what contribution Christian systematic theology can make to contemporary discourse on sustainability and more specifically ‘entangled sustainabilities’. It acknowledges ...
The University of Western Cape Project on Ecclesiology and Ethics
(John Wiley & Sons, 2015)
In its simplest terms, the tension between ecclesiology and ethics is between what the church is and what it does, between what it is supposed to be and what it is supposed to do, between what it believes about itself ...
In die netwerk van nadenke oor die omgewing
In the network of thinking about the environment. This contribution is based on a talk delivered at a conference for continuous education for pastors. The argument commences with reflections on thinking with one's hands, ...
Geloof sonder sekerhede? In gesprek met Anton van Niekerk
In this review article of Anton A van Niekerk's recent book Geloof sonder Sekerhede: Hoe kan ek nog glo? (Faith without certainties: How can I still believe?) (2014, Kaapstad: Lux Verbi. ISBN: 9780796318992), three ...
Twelve theses on the place of Christian theology in multi-disciplinary conversations
I dare to offer the following reflections on the place of Christian theology in multi-disciplinary conversations in order to invite further reflection.
What diagnosis? Which remedy? Critical reflections on the diagnostic overview of South Africa’s national planning commission
(Stellenbosch University, 2018)
This contribution offers some critical reflections on the Diagnostic Overview produced by the South African National Planning Commission. The argument is structured in the form of catena and commentary with main sections ...