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Browsing Research Outputs (Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Outputs (Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology) by Issue Date

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  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Vista University, 1993)
    Vir 'n meer korrekte oordra en verstaan van die bybelboodkap is kontekstuele relevante onderrig van die Bybel belangrik. Dit is legs moontlik as horisonsversmelting van die drie kulture wat in so 'n gesprek ter sprake is ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 1996)
    The historical survey about discipleship in the Fourth Gospel indicates that the literature of the second half of this century was sketchy about this theme. Up till 1972 a thematic-theological approach highlighted some ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of South Africa, 1997)
    Discipleship in the Fourth Gospel indicates a personal relationship between Jesus and his disciples. This relationship is modelled on the Father-Son relationship which is elucidated by the agency model. The descent-ascent ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 1998)
    In this paper it will be pointed out that Jesus did not commission his dis­ ciples with a new mission, but instructed them to continue and extend his own mission. This implies that in their following of Jesus’ ὑπόδειγμα ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 1999)
    The historical role and theological function of John the Baptist in the first chapter of the Fourth Gospel is analysed. The historical role of the Baptist was to bear witness concerning the identity of Jesus, which culminates ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 2000)
    The paper attempts to explain, according to John 17:9-16, what the position of Jesus' disciples was after he has ascended to his Father. John pictures their position from both a physic-empirical and a spiritual perspective. ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 2001)
    Imitatio Christi is a concept which, although not referred to explicitly in the Fourth Gospel, is clearly spelled out in relation to the agency motif in the Gospel. The disciples of Jesus have been appointed as his agents ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 2002)
    In John 17:1-5 the noun δόξα occurs once and the verb δόξαζεῖν four times. They are consequently translated as ‘glory’ and ‘glorification’ in various Bible translations. This research is an attempt to determine the various ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Unisa Press, 2002)
    This paper attempts to prove that the character of the unity motif in John 17:20-23 is articulated on three levels through various motifs. By using kaqw;"-clauses the Fourth Evangelist successfully proves how the unity ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    In this paper an attempt is made to show how the Greek noun hōra is frequently used in a theological sense in the Fourth Gospel to constitute the setting in which Johannine eschatology ought to be interpreted and to be ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (University of Pretoria, 2003)
    This article attempts to point out that John 17:18 does not refer to the historical sending of the disciples by Jesus, but rather the official appointment of the disciples as his agents to continue his divine mission in ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (BB Print, 2003)
    This essay is an exegesis of Jn 17:6-8 aimed at gaining an understanding of what the Fourth Evangelist tries to emphasize and to communicate concerning the character and success of Jesus’ earthly ministry. Firstly, a ...
  • Kritzinger, J. N. J. (Johannes Nicolaas Jacobus), 1950- (2003)
    To show now the Bible functions in the praxis of Protestant missions this paper uses a framework that expresses the key dimensions of mission praxis: a) the mission method or strategy employed; b) the agents carrying it ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (BB Print, 2004)
    This article attempts to compile a soteriology in the Johannine Epistles. Circumstances and false teachings that might have influenced the theological doctrine and ethical behaviour of the community are constructed. The ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Aosis, 2004)
    John 1:18 spells out the purpose of the incarnation of the Son of God (to make God known - ἐξηγέομαι) and functions as the transition from the prologue to the rest of the Fourth Gospel. With verse 18 the Evangelist signals ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Aosis, 2005)
    The author of the Johannine Epistles has a good deal to say about sin. He abhors sin, seeing it as incompatible with God’s character (ὁ θεὸς φῶς ἐστιν, 1:5; δίκαιός ἐστιν, 2:29; ὁ θεὸς ἀγάπη, 4:8) and with the status of ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (Unisa Press, 2005)
    The suffering of Christian believers on account of hostility, disparagement or persecution, especially due to their faith in and confession of Christ is a global phenomenon and the 20th century has seen more Christian ...
  • Van der Merwe, D.G. (2005)
    The suffering of Christian believers on account of hostility, disparagement or persecution, especially due to their faith in and confession of Christ, is a global phenomenon and the 20th century has seen more Christian ...
  • Lombaard, Christo (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2006)
    Post-apartheid Afrikaans cultural life has shown unanticipated directions of growth (eg art festivals, ‘alternative’ music and literature). The once influential Afrikaans community – almost per definition religious, Christian ...
  • Oliver, Erna (Church History Society of Southern Africa, 2006)
    The first part of the article shows the history of religious education in South Africa and how the Sunday school was successfully integrated with the existent extensive religious education system used by Afrikaners to ...

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