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The Colonisation of South Africa: A unique case 44796 14370 0 46 59212
Ancestor worship: is it Biblical? 51591 2224 0 87 53902
Models of disability: A brief overview 664 38443 0 41 39148
The church as a transformation and change agent 26745 4295 0 41 31081
Religion and culture: Revisiting a close relative 23524 5227 0 36 28787
A critical analysis on African Traditional Religion and the Trinity 17430 5122 0 34 22586
Jesus Christ as ancestor: an African Christian understanding 15605 272 0 29 15906
Technology and education: Challenges and opportunities 7415 5499 0 40 12954
The concept of diseases and health care in African traditional religion in Ghana 11253 55 0 38 11346
Poverty in the first-century Galilee 9828 426 0 32 10286
Changing perspectives on the Crusades 5293 3859 0 69 9221
The Holy Spirit and the Early Church: Doctrine & Confession 6678 1218 0 35 7931
Black theology in South Africa - A theology of human dignity and black identity 6424 1135 0 31 7590
South African religious demography: The 2013 General Household Survey 157 7382 0 34 7573
The legacy of Black Consciousness: Its continued relevance for democratic South Africa and its significance for theological education 4225 3093 0 28 7346
Leadership for the church: The shepherd model 7011 145 0 34 7190
What is religion? an African understanding 6550 165 0 31 6746
A contextualised reading of Matthew 6:22-23: 'Your eye is the lamp of your body' 6485 72 0 38 6595
The meaning of 'Thy will be done': An investigation into prayer 6218 154 0 31 6403
The Greek evil eye, African witchcraft, and Western ethnocentrism 6168 194 0 38 6400
The sense of God's presence in prayer 2091 4228 0 31 6350
The effect of religion on poverty 5365 748 0 36 6149
The church and the secular: The effect of the post-secular on Christianity 4224 1754 0 32 6010
African theology and African Christology: Difficulty and complexity in contemporary definitions and methodological frameworks 507 4943 0 34 5484
The role of parents in the development of faith from birth to seven years of age 4426 945 0 57 5428
The church as a catalyst for transformation in the society 3737 1547 0 40 5324
Four concepts of Africa 5026 118 0 31 5175
African traditional widowhood rites and their benefits and/or detrimental effects on widows in a context of African Christianity 4709 386 0 34 5129
Christian ethical perspectives on marriage and family life in modern Western culture 3529 1454 0 40 5023
Handling of pastoral misconduct and discipline: Evidence from the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe church 1555 3326 0 41 4922
The Holy Spirit as feminine: Early Christian testimonies and their interpretation 4338 500 0 30 4868
Reading Hebrews through Akan ethnicity and social identity 4690 118 0 32 4840
Understanding sexuality from the security gospel perspective: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries as a case study 1857 2793 0 42 4692
Ancient Israelite and African proverbs as advice, reproach, warning, encouragement and explanation 2269 2334 0 31 4634
Where sexuality and spirituality meet: An assessment of Christian teaching on sexuality and marriage in relation to the reality of 21st century moral norms 3189 1258 0 37 4484
Film as medium for meaning making: A practical theological reflection 2804 1504 0 51 4359
The prospect of humanising development discourse in Africa through Christian anthropology 4188 114 0 44 4346
The amazing growth of the early church 3331 978 0 29 4338
Religion and spirituality: What are the fundamental differences? 1865 2316 0 38 4219
Is Matthew 28:16-20 the summary of the Gospel? 3806 363 0 33 4202
The Burning Bush (Ex 3:1-6): A study of natural phenomena as manifestation of divine presence in the Old Testament and in African context 3227 710 0 29 3966
Gangsterism on the Cape Flats: A challenge to 'engage the powers' 1505 2364 0 56 3925
The dissolving of marriages in Ezra 9-10 and Nehemiah 13 revisited 524 3306 0 56 3886
A pastoral examination of the Christian Church's response to fears of and reactions to witchcraft amongst African people in the Limpopo province of South Africa 3647 201 0 32 3880
The Christian politician? An investigation into the theological grounding for Christians' participation in politics 1007 2745 0 34 3786
A theological evaluation of God business: A case study of the Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries of Zimbabwe 1306 2405 0 32 3743
Is consciousness a product of the brain or/and a divine act of God? Concise insights from neuroscience and Christian theology 3125 560 0 29 3714
Are we hearing the voices? Africanisation as part of community development 3445 201 0 57 3703
The vision of 'Dry Bones' in Ezekiel 37:1-28: Resonating Ezekiel's message as the African prophet of hope 2459 1165 0 47 3671
A Christian understanding of the significance of love of oneself in loving God and neighbour: Towards an integrated self-love reading 2167 1413 0 60 3640
How scientific is theology really? A matter of credibility 3416 189 0 30 3635
Were the Galileans"religious Jews" or "ethnic Judeans?" 640 2884 0 38 3562
Reformation and transformation today: Essentials of reformation tradition and theology as seen from the perspectives of the South 1465 1980 0 32 3477
The practical guidelines on the impact of mahadi [bride price] on the young Basotho couples prior to marriage 3179 103 0 37 3319
Jesus, Josephus, and the fall of Jerusalem: On doing history with Scripture 3201 65 0 38 3304
Revisiting the concept of inculturation in a modern Africa: A reflection on salient issues 2493 740 0 40 3273
Myth as metaphor 2859 364 0 33 3256
What does it mean to be possessed by a spirit or demon? Some phenomenological insights from neuro-anthropological research 3030 73 0 41 3144
Like an eagle carries its young 3061 37 0 36 3134
Preaching as art (imaging the unseen) and art as homiletics (verbalising the unseen): Towards the aesthetics of iconic thinking and poetic communication in homiletics 182 2906 0 35 3123
Tribalism: Thorny issue towards reconciliation in South Africa - A practical theological appraisal 1174 1818 0 16 3008
Ethical perspectives on the environmental impact of property development 2878 100 0 29 3007
Statues, symbols and signages: Monuments towards socio-political divisions, dominance and patriotism? 2519 403 0 39 2961
The will to embrace: An analysis of Christian-Muslim relations 1269 1589 0 25 2883
The portrayal of the hardening of the disciples' hearts in Mark 8:14-21 2733 49 0 36 2818
Practical theology: a current international perspective 1264 1464 0 38 2766
The enemies within: Gog of Magog in Ezekiel 38-39 2077 625 0 39 2741
Social entrepreneurship as a way of developing sustainable township economies 1306 1354 0 57 2717
Combating political and bureaucratic corruption in Uganda: Colossal challenges for the church and the citizens 1746 793 0 28 2567
The church and moral decision-making 2321 177 0 37 2535
The art of establishing and maintaining contact with ancestors: A study of Bapedi tradition 641 1842 0 37 2520
Faith-based organisations between service delivery and social change in contemporary China: The experience of Amity Foundation 2423 57 0 33 2513
The unusual practices within some Neo-Pentecostal churches in South Africa: Reflections and recommendations 1965 435 0 39 2439
Political Theology as critical theology 1175 1154 0 32 2361
Reflecting on Jesus' teaching on forgiveness from a positive psychological perspective 2157 70 0 37 2264
Cohabitation and premarital sex amongst Christian youth in South Africa today: A missional reflection 1525 640 0 44 2209
Religion and development: The rise of a bibliography 1882 264 0 30 2176
Paul and Africa? 2073 32 0 31 2136
The young adult's perception of religion and formal structures: A postmodern perspective 1673 330 0 31 2034
Prophetic witness in the Hebrew Bible: from prophetic word to prophetic books 1977 0 0 41 2018
Mark the Evangelist: His African memory 1649 337 0 31 2017
The new perspective on Paul 1567 423 0 5 1995
Was Paul fully Torah observant according to Acts? 1815 131 0 31 1977
The emerging Jewish views of the messiahship of Jesus and their bearing on the question of his resurrection 1820 78 0 33 1931
Theology of religions: Models for interreligious dialogue in South Africa 591 1284 0 39 1914
The use of hebel in Ecclesiastes: A political and economic reading 1331 524 0 41 1896
Communities: Development of church-based counselling teams 1526 329 0 35 1890
A historical overview of the study of the theology of religions 84 1774 0 25 1883
The regulation of Christian churches: Ecclesiology, law and polity 1332 502 0 41 1875
Postcolonial theory as a hermeneutical tool for Biblical reading 1468 362 0 34 1864
Church, mission and ethics. Being church with integrity 1740 84 0 28 1852
Worship and the Lord's Supper in Assemblies of God, and other selected Pentecostal churches in Nigeria 900 902 0 31 1833
The identity and witness of Arab pre-Islamic Arab Christianity: The Arabic language and the Bible 1350 432 0 36 1818
'And God gave Solomon wisdom': Proficiency in ornithomancy 1527 260 0 27 1814
Historical Jesus research and relevance in South Africa 1689 91 0 33 1813
Women's spirituality and feminist theology: A hermeneutic of suspicion applied to 'patriarchal marriage' 1344 415 0 44 1803
Changing family patterns from rural to urban and living in the in-between: A public practical theological responsive ministerial approach in Africa 44 1747 0 11 1802
Economic and social ethics in the work of John Calvin 1667 68 0 30 1765
Prosperity gospel: A missiological assessment 1347 366 0 36 1749
Gamification as transformative assessment in higher education 1117 590 0 41 1748
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