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Ancestor worship: is it Biblical? 78265 2644 0 21 80930
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A critical analysis on African Traditional Religion and the Trinity 29014 2472 0 25 31511
The concept of diseases and health care in African traditional religion in Ghana 19679 147 0 30 19856
Jesus Christ as ancestor: an African Christian understanding 15019 212 0 25 15256
A contextualised reading of Matthew 6:22-23: 'Your eye is the lamp of your body' 14693 63 0 34 14790
Leadership for the church: The shepherd model 12753 207 0 27 12987
Technology and education: Challenges and opportunities 6737 6136 0 28 12901
Poverty in the first-century Galilee 12320 362 0 30 12712
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 11798 398 0 38 12234
Changing perspectives on the Crusades 9694 1856 0 51 11601
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The vision of 'Dry Bones' in Ezekiel 37:1-28: Resonating Ezekiel's message as the African prophet of hope 9624 514 0 38 10176
Christian ethical perspectives on marriage and family life in modern Western culture 6578 3321 0 23 9922
Reading Hebrews through Akan ethnicity and social identity 9760 103 0 28 9891
The meaning of 'Thy will be done': An investigation into prayer 9754 58 0 24 9836
Where sexuality and spirituality meet: An assessment of Christian teaching on sexuality and marriage in relation to the reality of 21st century moral norms 8380 606 0 24 9010
The legacy of Black Consciousness: Its continued relevance for democratic South Africa and its significance for theological education 6129 2665 0 28 8822
The dissolving of marriages in Ezra 9-10 and Nehemiah 13 revisited 642 7896 0 26 8564
The practical guidelines on the impact of mahadi [bride price] on the young Basotho couples prior to marriage 8221 129 0 30 8380
The effect of religion on poverty 7754 305 0 31 8090
African traditional widowhood rites and their benefits and/or detrimental effects on widows in a context of African Christianity 7350 293 0 26 7669
The Holy Spirit and the Early Church: Doctrine & Confession 6798 586 0 28 7412
Jesus, Josephus, and the fall of Jerusalem: On doing history with Scripture 7143 91 0 29 7263
The Holy Spirit as feminine: Early Christian testimonies and their interpretation 6670 160 0 25 6855
Religion and spirituality: What are the fundamental differences? 2935 3720 0 34 6689
The amazing growth of the early church 6293 340 0 25 6658
Gender inequality: The problem of harmful, patriarchal, traditional and cultural gender practices in the church 6179 373 0 62 6614
Is consciousness a product of the brain or/and a divine act of God? Concise insights from neuroscience and Christian theology 6045 234 0 34 6313
The Greek evil eye, African witchcraft, and Western ethnocentrism 6084 100 0 27 6211
How scientific is theology really? A matter of credibility 5919 150 0 26 6095
Film as medium for meaning making: A practical theological reflection 4473 1502 0 29 6004
African theology and African Christology: Difficulty and complexity in contemporary definitions and methodological frameworks 2136 3636 0 23 5795
The church and the secular: The effect of the post-secular on Christianity 5046 521 0 27 5594
What does it mean to be possessed by a spirit or demon? Some phenomenological insights from neuro-anthropological research 5461 72 0 27 5560
Are we hearing the voices? Africanisation as part of community development 5200 150 0 36 5386
Statues, symbols and signages: Monuments towards socio-political divisions, dominance and patriotism? 4762 373 0 28 5163
The Christian politician? An investigation into the theological grounding for Christians' participation in politics 1365 3749 0 34 5148
The enemies within: Gog of Magog in Ezekiel 38-39 4974 103 0 33 5110
Ethical perspectives on the environmental impact of property development 4968 108 0 27 5103
Is Matthew 28:16-20 the summary of the Gospel? 4843 156 0 27 5026
The religious roots of racism in the Western world: A brief historical overview 4706 157 0 42 4905
The sense of God's presence in prayer 1568 3226 0 27 4821
Black theology in South Africa - A theology of human dignity and black identity 4189 501 0 29 4719
Like an eagle carries its young 4395 39 0 31 4465
South African religious demography: The 2013 General Household Survey 244 4190 0 29 4463
The art of establishing and maintaining contact with ancestors: A study of Bapedi tradition 1805 2555 0 30 4390
Were the Galileans"religious Jews" or "ethnic Judeans?" 524 3754 0 29 4307
Tribalism: Thorny issue towards reconciliation in South Africa - A practical theological appraisal 3095 1113 0 25 4233
The church as a catalyst for transformation in the society 3787 361 0 31 4179
The will to embrace: An analysis of Christian-Muslim relations 2520 1564 0 30 4114
The prospect of humanising development discourse in Africa through Christian anthropology 3822 57 0 35 3914
Was Paul fully Torah observant according to Acts? 3762 71 0 25 3858
The portrayal of the hardening of the disciples' hearts in Mark 8:14-21 3728 71 0 37 3836
Ancestral beliefs in modern cultural and religious practices - The case of the Bapedi tribe 2761 1033 0 37 3831
'And God gave Solomon wisdom': Proficiency in ornithomancy 3541 64 0 23 3628
A Christian understanding of the significance of love of oneself in loving God and neighbour: Towards an integrated self-love reading 2834 661 0 41 3536
Faith-based organisations between service delivery and social change in contemporary China: The experience of Amity Foundation 3437 31 0 30 3498
Tolerance in Islam 166 3241 0 28 3435
Challenges for meaningful interpersonal communication in a digital era 2934 358 0 80 3372
Four concepts of Africa 3249 34 0 26 3309
The betrayal of Edom: Remarks on a claimed tradition 3001 105 0 26 3132
Pornography: human right or human rights violation? 2989 48 0 28 3065
The disappearing Mammy Water myth and the crisis of values in Oguta, South Eastern Nigeria 2839 79 0 41 2959
Revisiting the concept of inculturation in a modern Africa: A reflection on salient issues 2611 195 0 32 2838
What is religion? an African understanding 2701 105 0 26 2832
The use of hebel in Ecclesiastes: A political and economic reading 2549 222 0 28 2799
Understanding sexuality from the security gospel perspective: Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries as a case study 1742 976 0 29 2747
'Einer Frau gestatte ich nicht, dass sie lehre' (1 Timotheus 2:12): Exegese – Hermeneutik – Kirche 2606 82 0 42 2730
'Raising Hope' in Quran and psychology 2615 57 0 27 2699
The theology and praxis of practical theology in the context of the Faculty of Theology 2451 152 0 25 2628
Reformation and transformation today: Essentials of reformation tradition and theology as seen from the perspectives of the South 1423 1068 0 26 2517
Distinguishing the virtuous city of Alfarabi from that of Plato in light of his unique historical context 2368 83 0 32 2483
The Spirituality of Q 2403 51 0 26 2480
Is ' divine healing' in the ' Faith Movement' founded on the principles of healing in the Bible or based on the power of the mind? 2338 69 0 38 2445
Myth as metaphor 2312 82 0 31 2425
Cohabitation and premarital sex amongst Christian youth in South Africa today: A missional reflection 883 1421 0 32 2336
The regulation of Christian churches: Ecclesiology, law and polity 2131 154 0 26 2311
Ancient Israelite and African proverbs as advice, reproach, warning, encouragement and explanation 1684 583 0 26 2293
The influence of cultural practices on the HIV and AIDS pandemic in Zambia 2201 62 0 26 2289
Mark the Evangelist: His African memory 2132 121 0 26 2279
'By his word'? Creation, preservation and consummation in the book of Hebrews 2153 40 0 28 2221
‘...conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary': The exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism in the light of present-day criticism 2120 42 0 29 2191
The making and prevention of rain amongst the Pedi tribe of South Africa: A pastoral response 2105 50 0 28 2183
Postcolonial theory as a hermeneutical tool for Biblical reading 2006 152 0 21 2179
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God our king 2001 50 0 19 2070
Church, mission and ethics. Being church with integrity 1983 62 0 24 2069
Worship and the Lord's Supper in Assemblies of God, and other selected Pentecostal churches in Nigeria 973 1039 0 25 2037
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When two elephants fight, it is the grass that is trampled: A practical theological elucidation of the predatory attitude of hate speech 1944 62 0 0 2006
The unusual practices within some Neo-Pentecostal churches in South Africa: Reflections and recommendations 1699 191 0 34 1924
Combating political and bureaucratic corruption in Uganda: Colossal challenges for the church and the citizens 1654 210 0 25 1889
The church and moral decision-making 1802 59 0 26 1887
Jeremiah 23:23-24 as polemic against prophets' views on Yahweh's presence 1810 39 0 37 1886
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