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A fragmentação pós-moderna e o conceito de pessoa à luz do pensamento de Christian Duquoc

Lacoski, Márcio Augusto
Fonte: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul; Porto Alegre Publicador: Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul; Porto Alegre
Tipo: Dissertação de Mestrado
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A presente dissertação de Mestrado estuda a “Fragmentação pós-moderna e o conceito de pessoa à luz do pensamento de Christian Duquoc”. Está dividida em três seções: na primeira, elegeu-se a categoria “fragmentação” para, a partir dela, analisar três aspectos da pós-modernidade sob o viés da cultura. São eles: a complexidade das relações, a liquefação do sagrado e o hibridismo cultural. A segunda seção apresenta o conceito de “pessoa”, um autêntico “híbrido” que foi cunhado “a partir da confluência de três cosmovisões: a judaica, a grega e a cristã. ” (p. 70). A obra do teólogo francês C. Duquoc é referência para iluminar as seções precedentes tratando da personalidade humano-divina de Jesus de Nazaré e suas conseqüentes atitudes diante do “quotidiano” e da “transcendência”.; This Master´s Degree dissertation studies the “Postmodern Fragmentation and the Concept of Person in the Light of Christian Duquoc’s Thinking’’. It is divided into three sections: in the first section, the category “fragmentation” has been selected, so as to, from there, analyze three aspects of postmodernity from the cultural vantage point. Those aspects are: complexity of the relations...

Identidade cristã no século ii d.c. uma análise da i apologia de justino Mártir; Christian identity in the second century a.d. an analysis of the first apology of justin martyr

SANTOS, Samuel Nunes dos
Fonte: Universidade Federal de Goiás; BR; UFG; Mestrado em História; Ciências Humanas Publicador: Universidade Federal de Goiás; BR; UFG; Mestrado em História; Ciências Humanas
Tipo: Dissertação Formato: application/pdf
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The intention of this study is to analyze the proposal of the making of Christian identity from the work entitled First Apology, by Justin Martyr. We believe that in the formation of Christianity, some authors such as Justin, promoted the project of creating a Christian identity, from the rules and practices that should equalize / standardize the fact of being a Christian in the first and second centuries A.D. Justin, in his First Apology, indicates what should be done and what should be avoided to be considered Christian, and such discourse allows the production of identity characteristics. To achieve this goal, we investigated the relationships of interculturality in the first and second centuries A.D, we researched and presented specific aspects of author and his work, such as: its dating, the extant manuscripts, the genre, the historical context, etc. Finally, in the last chapter, we presented closely at particular aspects of the First Apology: its internal structure, his idea about Jesus, the Jewish prophecies, the Christians as a race, those who were not Christians and the groups considered heretical, the relationship of the author with the stoicism and the Platonism, the author s intention in drawing up his speech and, finally...

The neoliberal gospel : an examination of global Christian social forces in relation to states, societies, markets, and the production of global neoliberal hegemony

Murray, Kyle
Fonte: University of Limerick Publicador: University of Limerick
Tipo: Doctoral thesis; all_ul_research; ul_published_reviewed; ul_theses_dissertations; none
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peer-reviewed; This dissertation analyses specific transnational Christian social forces in relation to states, societies, and markets. It is argued here that Pentecostal, charismatic, and fundamentalist Christian institutions and intellectuals constitute a globalised demographic group and transnational social identity that shares a common worldview. This common worldview is anchored by a singular meta-narrative and popular culture, and is expressed through corresponding forms of socio-political and economic activism within and between states, societies, and markets throughout the world. This phenomenon is defined in this dissertation as the Organic Pan-Christian Movement. It is argued in this dissertation that Organic Pan-Christian intellectuals and institutions are playing an increasingly important function in the production of global neo-liberal hegemony, and its precipitation into popularised forms of common sense and religion in a variety of different sets of social relations across the globe. This dissertation attempts to situate and contextualise the Organic Pan-Christian Movement within the larger discourses on International Relations, globalisation, and critical International Political Economy. This portrayal of the Organic Pan-Christian Movement is constructed with the social and political thought of Antonio Gramsci— using his theory of ‘hegemony’ and his analytical framework for examining individual and collective ‘conceptions of the world’. For over two millennia...

"Der christlich-jüdische Dialog in Deutschland am Beispiel der Gesellschaften für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit (GcjZ)"; „The Christian-Jewish dialogue in Germany, using the example of the „Societies for Christian-Jewish co-operation“

Braunwarth, Esther
Fonte: Universidade de Tubinga Publicador: Universidade de Tubinga
Tipo: Dissertação
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Die Dissertation untersucht die Entwicklung des christlich-jüdischen Dialogs in Deutschland. im Zeitraum ab der Nachkriegszeit (1948) bis 2009. Hierbei richtet sich das Augenmerk vor allem auf die deutschen Vereine „Gesellschaften für christlich-jüdische Zusammenarbeit“. Diese haben sich in ihren Satzungen der Überwindung religiöser Vorurteile verpflichtet. Die Arbeit intendiert, über die Optionen zur Entlarvung und Bekämpfung von Vorurteilen über Menschen anderer Religionen, insbesondere von mythisch-irrationalen Klischeebildern über Menschen jüdischen Glaubens, aufzuklären. Dies erfolgt anhand konkreter Beispiele aus der Lebenswelt von Vereinsmitgliedern, die sich für interreligiöse, schwerpunktmäßig christlich-jüdische Veranstaltungen einsetzen. Thematisiert wird in der Dissertation nicht ausschließlich der Religionsdialog unter Geistlichen, sondern im Mittelpunkt steht die Dokumentation und Analyse der Kooperation von Menschen unterschiedlicher ideologischer Ausgangspunkte, Atheisten eingeschlossen. Ausgangspunkt für die Untersuchungen war die Hypothese, dass permanente, friedliche und effektive Zusammenarbeit möglich sei, ohne dass die Teilnehmer an der Zusammenarbeit ihre individuellen Glaubensweisen einander angleichen. Die Dissertation ist eine religionshistorische Arbeit zu einem aktuellem Thema und ist zum Teil parallel zu den laufenden Geschehnissen in der christlich-jüdischen Zusammenarbeit (z.B. Reaktionen auf die neue Karfreitagsfürbitte) entstanden. Die Analyse erfolgte aus einem religionssoziologischen Blickwinkel. Wesentlich ist dabei die Gegenüberstellung von Selbst- und Fremdbild dreier religiöser Gruppen (Katholiken...

(Re)growing the Tree: Early Christian Mysticism, Angelomorphic Identity, and the Shepherd of Hermas

Trammell, Franklin
Fonte: Universidade Rice Publicador: Universidade Rice
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ABSTRACT (Re)growing the Tree: Early Christian Mysticism, Angelomorphic Identity, and the Shepherd of Hermas By Franklin Trammell This study analyzes the Shepherd of Hermas with a focus on those elements within the text that relate to the transformation of the righteous into the androgynous embodied divine glory. In so doing, Hermas is placed within the larger context of early Jewish and Christian mysticism and its specific traditions are traced back to the Jerusalem tradition evinced in the sayings source Q. Hermas is therefore shown to preserve a very old form of Christianity and an early form of Christian mysticism. It is argued that since Hermas’ revelatory visions of the Angel of the Lord and the divine House represent the object into which his community is being transformed, already in the present, and he provides a democratized praxis which facilitates their transformation and angelomorphic identity, he is operating within the realm of early Christian mysticism. Hermas’ implicit identification of the Ecclesia with Wisdom, along with his imaging of the righteous in terms of a vine and a Tree who are in exile and whose task it is to grow the Tree, is shown to have its earlier precedent in the Q source wherein Jesus and his followers take on an angelomorphic identity with the female Wisdom of the Temple and facilitate her restoration. Hermas’ tradition of the glory as a union of the Son of God and Wisdom is also shown to have its most direct contact with the Q source...

Christian Education and the Ethics of Authenticity

Huizenga, Jack
Fonte: Brock University Publicador: Brock University
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A qualitative study was undertaken to explore the concept of authenticity in Christian education. The study was situated in the context of Christian schools in Ontario. Some of these schools have experienced declining enrolment and all of these schools face the challenge of being distinctive in a secular culture. To investigate the potential of the concept of authenticity for reclaiming the vision of Christian education, interviews were conducted with 3 experienced principals of Christian schools. Data analysis yielded an emergent conceptual framework of authenticity consisting of 5 concepts: authorship, relatedness, reflection, autonomy, and excellence. Authenticity was found to be a useful tool for school analysis of both the deep structures and the surface structures within Christian schools. To offset unauthentic tendencies that can arise within these schools, this study calls for an intentional use of the lens of authenticity to expose these tendencies and revitalize core expectations. Through the narratives shared by the Christian school principals, the study also develops a picture of the role of authentic Christian education in the development of the authentic Christian person.

Christian theological attitudes vis-a-vis Islam: the effect on West-Muslim relations

Bryans, Robert T.
Fonte: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School Publicador: Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: x, 83 p. ;
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Approved for public release, distribution is unlimited; Since the end of the Cold War two debates have largely shaped Western views of Islam: Islam's relevance in statecraft and the potential "clash of civilizations" between Islam and the West. Those joined in these debates argue that just as the West seeks to explain Islam's relevance and role in a potential "clash of civilizations," the West must also examine its own historical experience with religion and statecraft and find ways of looking at itself through the eyes of the Islamic world. This thesis achieves this examination of historical experience and self-reflection by contributing what has long been missing from the debates: an understanding of Christian theological attitudes vis--Ì vis Islam and the effect of those attitudes on West-Muslim relations. The argument presented is that while religion is generally forgotten in the West it remains a driving force in the Muslim world, where nearly everything has religious overtones. This thesis explores Christian theological attitudes beginning with the development of historical Orthodox Christianity, Christian theological objections to Islam, the application of theology in the greater context of West-Muslim relations as well as the current impact of Christian theological attitudes on Christian- Muslim relations and their impact on West-Muslim relations.; Lieutenant...

An Alternative Politics: Texas Baptist Leaders and the Rise of the Christian Right, 1960-1985

Ellis, Blake A.
Fonte: Universidade Rice Publicador: Universidade Rice
Tipo: Thesis; Text Formato: 258 p.; application/pdf
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This dissertation examines one of the most counter-intuitive southern responses to the rise of the Christian Right. Texas Baptists made up the largest state association of Southern Baptists in the country. They were theologically conservative, uniformly uncomfortable with abortion, and strident in their condemnation of homosexuality. Yet they not only rejected an alliance with the Christian Right and the Republican Party, but they did so emphatically. They ultimately offered a more robust critique of the Christian Right than even many of their secular counterparts. While their activities might seem surprising to contemporary readers, they were part of a long and proud Baptist tradition of supporting the separation of church and state. On issues like organized school prayer, government regulation of abortion, and private school vouchers, they were disturbed by the blurring of lines between church and state that characterized the Christian Right as it emerged in the 1970s and 1980s. Texas Baptists were also uncomfortable with the backlash against integration and sought to promote racial justice in any way they could. While many southerners adopted a politics of cultural resentment, Texas Baptists often worked for racial justice and promoted interracial cooperation. They also fought the move towards economic conservatism in the South. From their campaigns to raise the welfare cap in Texas to their promotion of Lyndon Johnson's Community Action Programs...

The Christian after-life of Seneca the younger: The first four hundred years

Stivala, Joan
Fonte: Universidade Nacional da Austrália Publicador: Universidade Nacional da Austrália
Tipo: Thesis (PhD); Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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At the end of the fourth century A.D. an anonymous Christian author wrote fourteen letters, in Latin, in the form of a correspondence between St. Paul, Apostle to the Gentiles, and the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca the Younger. This work of fiction was inspired in part by perceived similarities between Christian belief and Seneca's version of Stoicism. As far as Seneca is concerned the similarities are coincidental. The letters of St. Paul display evidence of Stoic influence, but that influence stems from Greek sources rather than from Seneca. Anonymous might have gained his knowledge of Seneca's thought directly from the philosopher's own works or from the works of earlier Christian authors writing in Latin who referred to, or quoted from, Seneca. The creator of the apocryphal correspondence between philosopher and apostle was not the first Latin Christian to note the similarities between Stoic and Christian beliefs. He was, however, the first to suggest that Seneca and St. Paul had been on friendly terms. An unexpected aspect of this correspondence is its portrayal of Seneca as the teacher of Latin style to St. Paul rather than, as might have been expected, Paul as Seneca's instructor in Christianity. The letters also depict Paul...

Christian Women Discuss the Influence of Faith on their Career Development

Agboka, Christelle
Fonte: Quens University Publicador: Quens University
Tipo: Tese de Doutorado Formato: 521282 bytes; application/pdf
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For many young adults, career decision-making is a challenge that may lead to feelings of disequilibrium, stress, and anxiety. This disequilibrium may be especially problematic for young Christian women. On one hand, their belief system may provide a stabilizing anchor, and embue them with a sense of purpose (Fowler, 1981). On the other hand, distinct Christian values may further perpetuate traditional male-female roles and thus limit their labour force participation (Scott, 2002). To better understand this dichotomy and add to the limited research on this topic, my study explored the relationship between Christian faith and career development with a sample of four women (ages 33 to 51) already established in their careers. Research data were collected through in-depth semi-structured interviews. Each interview was preceded by the construction of a lifeline, or timeline of major events in the participant’s life (Campbell & Ungar, 2004). Themes emerging from case and cross analyses were (a) life story, (b) centrality of motherhood, and (c) spiritual grounding. These three themes were first reported for each participant as an individual case, and then in an overview of findings across cases. Implications for post-secondary career counsellors...

Nelson Rodrigues e o espetaculo trafico do castigo : a moralização cristã em Album de Familia, Anjo Negro, Doroteia e Senhora dos Afogados; Nelson Rodrigues and performance tragic of punishment : the christian moralization in Album de Familia, Anjo Negro, Doroteia e Senhora dos Afogados

Liliane Negrão Pinto
Fonte: Biblioteca Digital da Unicamp Publicador: Biblioteca Digital da Unicamp
Tipo: Dissertação de Mestrado Formato: application/pdf
Publicado em 18/12/2009 PT
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Essa dissertação propõe uma leitura das peças Álbum de Família, Anjo Negro, Dorotéia e Senhora dos Afogados, de Nelson Rodrigues, com o propósito e analisar as obras enquanto textos, enquanto obras dramatúrgicas, e não enquanto espetáculos teatrais em que estas se concretizam. Restringe-se, pois, às obras nos termos dos diálogos, com seus silenciamentos, embates, exclamações; das indicações cênicas e rubricas, dos elementos constitutivos do gênero trágico, assim como da construção das personagens. Isso posto, essa dissertação propõe que, a despeito das obras dramatúrgicas em questão, seja possível demarcar um viés de leitura em que figuram conceitos e elementos oriundos da mitologia cristã. De todas as dezessete peças de Nelson Rodrigues,a leitura que propomos diz respeito a Álbum de Família, Anjo Negro, Dorotéia e Senhora dos Afogados por entendermos que elas se destacam das demais pela recorrência de referências e indícios de idéias de moralização oriundas do cristianismo. Além disso, entendemos que, nessas quatro peças, Nelson Rodrigues engendra um trabalho com os elementos do gênero trágico - que constitui parte importante da análise que fazemos - que não se acha tão marcadamente presente nas outras obras dramatúrgicas do autor. Através de gênero trágico peculiar...

Quais os valores de marca transmitidos pela arte nas campanhas da Christian Louboutin?

Silva, Fátima Isabel Correia
Fonte: Escola Superior de Comunicação Social Publicador: Escola Superior de Comunicação Social
Tipo: Dissertação de Mestrado
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Dissertação apresentada à Escola Superior de Comunicação Social como parte dos requisitos para obtenção de grau de mestre em Publicidade e Marketing.; Desde os tempos mais longínquos que a arte acompanha o homem sendo utilizada por este como forma de se expressar. A sua aplicação em campanhas publicitárias é uma técnica utilizada há já largos anos por marcas dos mais diversos setores de atividade. A incidência desta dissertação é precisamente nesta área, tendo no entanto sido selecionada uma marca para objeto de estudo, a Christian Louboutin. O nosso objetivo passou por identificar que valores de marca são transmitidos pela arte nas campanhas da marca referida e, para tal, efetuámos um enquadramento teórico das várias áreas de interesse para este trabalho. Desta forma, começámos por um enquadramento histórico da publicidade, seguido de uma caraterização do mercado ao qual pertence a marca em análise, o das marcas de luxo. Posteriormente, passou-se à definição do conceito de identidade e valores de marca, tendo ainda sido efetuada uma caraterização da marca em estudo, a Christian Louboutin. Após a definição de todos os elementos referentes à publicidade e às marcas, passámos à arte, onde se desenvolveu um enquadramento histórico da arte e da pintura. Em seguida...

The Dangerous Love of the Gentiles: A Christian Vision for Living with Islam in Indonesia

Martoyo, Ihan
Fonte: Universidade Duke Publicador: Universidade Duke
Publicado em 22/05/2015 EN_US
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The year 2014 closed with a hostage drama in a Cafe in Sydney, and the year 2015 opened with Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris, followed by the shooting of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Tensions in Christian-Muslim relations are felt in many parts of the world. Even without violent incidents, mutual understanding and sharing a common life between the two faith communities is not always easy. In this thesis, I will first analyze current Christian-Muslim relations in Indonesia and then offer a Christian vision of what sharing a life together with Muslims might look like. Hospitality, friendship and love are the main elements in envisioning this shared common life. But love is the most “dangerous” element, especially from or for ones, who are supposed to be enemies.; Master of Theological Studies

Integrating Christian living and international management

Brügger,Tobias; Kretzschmar,Louise
Fonte: Koers Publicador: Koers
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/01/2015 EN
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This article investigates how Christian living and international management practice can be integrated. We argue that dualistic and reductionist conceptions of the relationship of faith and work can be observed in international management theory, and in some Christian-theological approaches to business ethics. Similarly, a separation between faith and work is adopted by certain management practitioners. However, such dualistic and reductionist conceptions are inadequate in the light of actual practice of international management. A case study revealed that international management theory and practitioners can be critiqued because of a lack of consideration of the connection between faith and management practice. A re-thinking of international management practice without the artificial separation of faith and practice is needed. This requires the development of a non-dualistic approach to Christian living and a combination of conceptual and empirical research to explore actual practice in international management contexts.

Christian religious leadership and the challenge of sustainable transformational development in post-military Nigeria: Towards a reappraisal

Agbiji,Obaji M.; Swart,Ignatius
Fonte: Koers Publicador: Koers
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
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This article seeks to make an initial contribution towards a reappraisal of how the Christian religious leadership in Nigeria is beginning to chart a new course in social transformation that has the potential to engender sustainable transformational development in the country. This aim is met by first providing the necessary contextual orientation of how the two broad areas of political governance and economic development present themselves as prevailing major social challenges in present-day post-military Nigeria. This is followed by a discussion of the role of leadership as a primary causal and redeeming factor in meeting the challenge of sustainable transformational development both in Nigeria and African society at large. The authors proceed then towards the main focus of the article, namely to move - on the basis of a literature and empirical exploration -towards a reappraisal of how the Christian religious leadership in present-day Nigeria is beginning to exert itself as an emerging movement for sustainable transformational development through particular institutional arrangements and modes of social engagement. This reappraisal leads the authors to end with a synthesising reflection on what they consider to be not only the most outstanding contribution to date by the Christian religious leadership in present-day Nigeria in advancing a sustainable transformational development agenda...

A Christian mission of glocal culture within riven societies in God's world

Seerveld,C.G.
Fonte: Koers Publicador: Koers
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/01/2010 EN
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Globalisation today seems to be an implacable force at work trying to homogenise world cultures into the same format. Huntington's well-known thesis sees a clash coming between Christian Western civilisation and the rest of the world. This article argues against Huntington that civilised cultures with different identities have comparable structural features. Because contrary cultures are all human constructs with good and bad mixed in, they can, like human relatives, learn from and correct one another rather than demonise others. It is posited that the deepest antagonism disturbing the world is not a Christian West versus the rest, but is largely the struggle between two tyrannical ideologies: a post-Christian capitalistic secularism and a theocratic fundamentalism. A biblical Christian mission of glocal culture formation (global awareness and local action) is offered as an alternative vision for our worsening dilemma. This biblically-rooted diaconal way to be redemptively busy in salvaging cultural activity proffers concrete hope. The life work of Bennie van der Walt is cited as an example, and a few illustrations of glocal artistry provide evidence that such a Christian mission can be deed as well as talk.

The New Apostolic Reformation and Christian Zionism

Chetty,Irvin
Fonte: Journal for the Study of Religion Publicador: Journal for the Study of Religion
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/01/2014 EN
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One of the new religious movements is that of the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR). Within the NAR, the primacy of the apostle should be noted, who also functions in the role of a teacher, by 'accurately' decoding God's divine blueprint for this season. The NAR of the South often align themselves in vintage 'Berean' style as people who 'searched the scriptures daily' (Acts 17: 11). Their actual practice reveals the important role of the charismatic founder / leader in determining the interpretation. This role is evident in the perpetuation of the Pentecostal / Charismatic support of Christian Zionism. Christian Zionism grounds itself on the interpretation that God has an on-going special relationship with the Jewish people apart from the Church. Jews have a divine right to possess the land of Palestine.According to Christian Zionists, however, this divine right extends beyond the promise to Abraham and becomes a command to every Christian believer to unreservedly support the modern nation-state of Israel. A pilot study was conducted in 2012 to explore, inter alia, NAR views on the Kairos Palestine document. This study attempts to build on that research. A qualitative methodology was chosen with the use of a focus group of key leaders of a NAR formation.While this study did not receive a decisive response from these NAR adherents...

A scriptural, theological and historical analysis of the concept of the Zambian Christian nationhood

Muwowo,Simon; Buitendag,Johan
Fonte: HTS Theological Studies Publicador: HTS Theological Studies
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/01/2010 EN
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The article contributes to an understanding of the notion of Zambian Christian nationhood, which was first officially expressed in a presidential decree. The declaration of Zambia as a Christian nation was made by Fredrick Chiluba, the second President of the Republic of Zambia, on 29 December 1991. In June 1996, an amendment to the Constitution of Zambia Act of 1991, which included the Zambian Christian nation declaration, was effected, from which moment Zambia officially became regarded as a 'Christian nation'. The current article proposes that a country cannot attain its Christian nationhood by presidential decree, but only by means of cultural determination. However, an extensive evaluation of the culture concerned is needed in order for the task to be theologically feasible. To achieve a comprehensive analysis of the current situation, the article takes into consideration some of the historical paradigms and models of regions which were once Christian, but which have since failed to stand by such principles. The point of the present argument is that religion emanates from the culture of the people and not from a declaration that is made about them. The article also takes into consideration Niebuhr's fivefold typology of models of the relationship of Christ with culture...

Belief and legal philosophy: A conceptual framework for Christian scholarship in undergraduate legal education

de Freitas,S.
Fonte: Koers Publicador: Koers
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
Publicado em 01/01/2009 EN
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Legal education in South Africa has arrived at a discursive juncture that demands clarity on what the "purpose" of legal education should be. Debate on the purpose of legal education, more specifically for the Christian law student, becomes especially important in a society dominated by positivism, materialism and pragmatism. With specific reference to the undergraduate Christian law student, this article firstly explains that the purpose of legal education should include the nurturing of the student's belief - a belief encompassing his/her foundational perspective(s) on reality. Secondly, in order to achieve the proper nurturing and development of the Christian law student's belief, the importance of the teaching of legal philosophy is explained. In this regard, proposals are postulated pertaining to specific means by which such nurturing and development of the undergraduate Christian law student's foundational belief can be attained.

Teaching journalism prior to and after the demise of Christian higher education at Potchefstroom

Froneman,J.D.; Swanepoel,T.
Fonte: Koers Publicador: Koers
Tipo: Artigo de Revista Científica Formato: text/html
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This article explores how the step-by-step changes to the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education (resulting in the merger with the University of the North-West to form the North-West University [NWU]) impacted on the teaching of journalism at the Potchefstroom Campus. It was particularly relevant in 2009, as 50 years of teaching journalism and other communication subjects were celebrated by the School of Communication Studies on the Potchefstroom Campus of the NWU. The article thus also has a definite historiographical intention - more specifically as an attempt at writing micro-historiography. It aims to illustrate how a definite Christian perspective on journalism was substituted for a slimmer "value-driven" approach sans an explisit religious dimension. Although it has been suggested by the vice-chancellor that lecturers had the right to express their views in class (including views based on Christian principles), it is argued here that the termination of the formal Christian approach made it very difficult, if not impossible, for lecturers to continue as in the past. As a result of the value-driven approach professional and institutional ethical codes are now used as a basic point of departure. This, however...