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Die Westerse mens en betekenisverlies
(Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, 2013)
Several authoritative studies have indicated that Western people are currently experiencing a loss of meaning. This article states that this collective sense of loss of meaning is partly due to the fragmentation of Western ...
Christian theology and racist ideology: a case study of Nazi theology and apartheid theology
(University of Cluj-Napoca, 2008)
The secular and the sacred in the thinking of John Milbank: a critical evaluation
This article examines John Milbank's deconstruction of secular social theory, and the counter master narrative that he proposes. Milbank depicts secular social theory as based on an ontology of 'violence'. Instead, he ...
The GKSA's use of Article 30 CO in the era of apartheid
(Stellenbosch University, 2012)
This article discusses the GKSA’s (Gereformeerde Kerke in Suid-Afrika) use of article 30 CO during the apartheid era. The central theoretical argument is that the GKSA Synods gave a Kuyperian content to the expression ...
A theological perspective on human dignity, equality and freedom
Human dignity has proven to be a vague term in liberal rights discourse because of its broad range. This article attempted to provide a Christian definition of human dignity that is helpful in resolving tensions between ...
Assessing the consistency of John Calvin’s doctrine on human sinfulness
The accusation is often levelled at Calvin that his doctrine on sin is inconsistent, contradictory, deterministic and culpable of making God the Author of sin. This article probes the validity of these accusations by ...
‘And behold a ladder’: descent and ascent in Calvin’s soteriology
This article investigates Calvin’s use of the schema of descent and ascent to construct his soteriology. The main argument offered is that Calvin utilises the notion of descent-ascent as a tool to weave together juridical ...