With this book, theologian and political observer Allan Boesak once again displays the strengths of his writings that were evident in the seventies and eighties: bringing Christian theology to bear on the political and socio-economic realities of our world. “A serious and open-hearted commentary on the African Renaissance and the spirituality of politics, but with the clarity of the deeply embedded Christian message.”
ICONS - Imaging the unseen. The experience of the divine has been referred to by many artists over the centuries, whether their subject was the human figure, landscape, still life or indeed religious or biblical themes. Art therefore requires a kind of openness; a willingness to mediate rather than to control.
The way in which Judaism and Christianity relate can be conceptualised in many different forms, depending on the theory one subscribes to. Before interaction between the two is possible, an honest and unbiased attempt to understand each other must be mutual. This is a painful and difficult exercise as Christians and Jews seem to have been at odds since forever. This publication is not the final word on the relationship, but serves as an invitation to Jews and Christians for peaceful…
Prophet from the South - Allan Boesak was one of the foremost leaders in the struggle against apartheid. His role in the church in South Africa, internationally and in the United Democratic Front, contributed significantly to the demise of apartheid. He championed the rights of the oppressed and became the representative voice of the poor and disadvantaged. Allan is a gifted preacher, teacher, theologian, writer and an orator blessed with poetic tendencies and a flourishing vocabulary.
By addressing gender equality as a fundamental expression of human dignity and justice on our continent, this collage of … essays [by 14 women and 6 men], is meant to serve as a concrete alternative to aspects of gender inequality .
In our time the study of law and religion is emerging as a wide-ranging and vital academic discipline, with increasingly urgent implications for society at large.
The purpose of this book is to engage challenging issues that are called into question during ministerial training. This is a volume presenting eleven contested issues that attend to concerns related to structures, processes, knowledge and practices within theological education. Contributors offer keen insights about how to think differently and more complexly about these matters within a changing South Africa.
n southern Africa, faith communities and religious institutions play a major role in assisting believers to find health, healing and well-being in everyday life. By offering a comprehensive contextual Reformed proposal on Spirit and healing the book makes a unique scholarly contribution. Themes such as relationality, transformation, quality of life and power are developed in a creative way in order to come to new perspectives on the Holy Spirit and healing.
Kerk en orde vandag konsentreer op temas wat oor die hele spektrum van die gereformeerde kerkreg versprei lê en probeer om relevante agtergrondinligting vir al die artikels van die Kerkorde van die NG Kerk te verskaf. "Die skrywer lewer bewys dat hy ervare is, en uitstekend op die hoogte van al die temas en onderwerpe is, persoonlike ervaring daarvan het, en dat hy krities en apologeties daaroor kan skryf." – Prof Andries le Roux du Plooy