for Journals by Title or ISSN
for Articles by Keywords
help
  Subjects -> RELIGION AND THEOLOGY (Total: 418 journals)
    - BUDDHIST (7 journals)
    - HINDU (4 journals)
    - ISLAMIC (19 journals)
    - JUDAIC (13 journals)
    - OTHER DENOMINATIONS AND SECTS (4 journals)
    - PROTESTANT (7 journals)
    - RELIGION AND THEOLOGY (349 journals)
    - ROMAN CATHOLIC (15 journals)

RELIGION AND THEOLOGY (349 journals)                  1 2 3 4 | Last

'Ilu. Revista de Ciencias de las Religiones     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Acta Patristica et Byzantina     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Acta Theologica     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
AI & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
AJS Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Al-Masaq: Islam and the Medieval Mediterranean     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Aleph Historical Studies in Science and Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
American Journal of Theology & Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Analecta Bollandiana     Full-text available via subscription  
Annali di Scienze Religiose     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Annuaire de l'Ecole pratique des hautes etudes. Section des sciences religieuses     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Antiquite Tardive     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Anuario de Historia de la Iglesia     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Apocrypha     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Approaching Religion     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Arab Law Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Archiv für Religionsgeschichte     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Archive for the Psychology of Religion / Archiv für Religionspychologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Aries     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Arquivo Maaravi : Revista Digital de Estudos Judaicos da UFMG     Open Access  
Arys: Antigüedad, Religiones y Sociedades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Asbury Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Asian Philosophy: An International Journal of the Philosophical Traditions of the East     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Australasian Catholic Record, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Australian Humanist, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Australian Religion Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Baha'l Studies Review     Hybrid Journal  
Biblical Interpretation A Journal of Contemporary Approaches     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 130)
Bijdragen     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Bioethics Research Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Black Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Buddhist Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Bulletin d’études Orientales     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Bulletin for the Study of Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law     Full-text available via subscription  
Bulletin of the John Rylands Library     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Cahiers d’études du religieux     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cahiers d’études du religieux. Recherches interdisciplinaires     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Chrétiens et sociétés     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Christian Perspectives in Education     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Christian Spirituality and Science     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Church Heritage     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Church History and Religious Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 119)
Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 138)
Comparative Islamic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary     Full-text available via subscription  
Contagion : Journal of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Contemporary Islam     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Contemporary Islamic Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Contemporary Jewry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Conversations In Religion & Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 122)
Correlatio     Open Access  
Critical Research on Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Crosscurrents     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuestiones Teológicas     Open Access  
Culture and Religion: An Interdisciplinary Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Currents in Biblical Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Dead Sea Discoveries     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Der Islam     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Dialog: a Journal of Theology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Dialogue - A Journal of Mormon Thought     Full-text available via subscription  
Die Kerkblad     Full-text available via subscription  
Die Welt des Islams     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Doctor virtualis     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
e-Theologos     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Early Christianity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
EarthSong Journal: Perspectives in Ecology, Spirituality and Education     Full-text available via subscription  
Ecclesiastical Law Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Ecclesiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
El-Hikmah     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Eleutheria     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Études d’histoire religieuse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
European Journal for Church and State Research - Revue européenne des relations Églises-État     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
European Journal of Jewish Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Exchange     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Expository Times     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Extrême-Orient Extrême-Occident     Open Access  
Fieldwork in Religion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Franciscanum. Revista de las ciencias del espíritu     Open Access  
Harvard Theological Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 136)
Health and Social Care Chaplaincy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Hervormde Teologiese Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Hiphil     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Hispania Sacra     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
History of Religions     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
Holy Land Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Horizons     Partially Free   (Followers: 1)
Horizons in Biblical Theology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)

        1 2 3 4 | Last

Journal Cover Hervormde Teologiese Studies
   [5 followers]  Follow    
  This is an Open Access Journal Open Access journal
     ISSN (Online) 0259-9422
     Published by SciELO Homepage  [680 journals]
  • Contemporary prophetic preaching theory in the United States of America
           and South Africa: A comparative study through the lens of shared
           Reformation roots

    • Abstract: In this article two homileticians - one from the United States of America (USA) and one from South Africa (SA) - enter into a dialog regarding how the task of prophetic preaching today might be revived, reframed and redefined in light of the Reformation principle of the viva vox Evangelii [living voice of the gospel]. Each author begins by summarising four contemporary approaches to prophetic preaching set forth by Reformed and Lutheran homiletical scholars in their respective contexts. Then each addresses the questions: Where do I particularly see Reformation themes and emphases at work in the work of these homileticians? And how might those Reformation emphases continue to challenge and reframe preaching practices today? Finally, each gives initial reflections on how a comparison between the perspectives deepens and expands his or her understanding of prophetic preaching and its role in church and society.
       
  • Practical Theology and providing service: The service through love of
           the Mamas Africa in the South African society

    • Abstract: A fundamental principle of the Christian faith is that man is saved by the grace and by faith in the Triune God, not by deeds. Yet, James emphasises the importance of works after the Christian has been saved. Jesus said during his ministry on earth that he did not come to be served, but to serve. Faith is therefore seen in deeds, specifically deeds of love, that is, deeds that indicate that the Christian is not leading an egocentric life anymore, but a life characterised by considering his or her fellow human beings and reaching out to them. Eighteen years after apartheid, South Africa is still a country striving to build a nation and to be healed. Marches and protests against poor public service deliveries have become a well-known sight in society. Despite the larger picture of inadequate service, there are those who serve their fellow humans and society every day. The Mamas Africa utilising the minimum resources available, are examples of people who make a difference in society every day. The concept Mama Africa indicates all women from all races who are making a difference in the South African society by promoting mutual bonding. The motivation for their deeds is a deep faith in God, who is the source of hope and a conviction that a Christian has to serve others.
       
  • 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

    • Abstract: ABSTRACT Amongst other things, African culture (societies) has been characterised by its perception and fear of witchcraft. Even though the belief in witchcraft is an old phenomenon, its growth is revealed and to some extent mitigated by videos, films and accounts and stories of church ministers. Whilst some Christian worship services have been turned into witchcraft-centred campaigns against witchcraft, a second group perceive witchcraft as a way of getting rid of one's enemies and a third group see it as the root of human misfortune. Indeed ministers (including preachers and pastoral caregivers) are almost 'measured' by their ability to successfully ward off demons (believed to have been sent by witches), as a yardstick for determining whether they are good ministers with a good following or congregation. The first group of people attend church to pray for protection against 'the enemy', the second group approach native doctors to protect their households from attacks by witches, and the third group rid themselves of witches by burning them along with their personal belongings. This article investigates the impact and consequences of a fear of witchcraft amongst Christians in African societies, particularly those in the Limpopo province of South Africa. It also offers pastoral guidelines for a theological response to witchcraft and its life-threatening influence on people in the affected communities.
       
  • The DNA of prophetic speech

    • Abstract: Having to speak words that can potentially abuse the divine connotation of prophetic speech for giving authority to the own manipulative intent poses a daunting challenge to preachers. The metaphorical images triggered by 'DNA' and 'genetic engineering' are deployed in illustrating the ambivalent position in which a prophetic preacher finds himself or herself; ambivalence between anticipation of regeneration at the deepest level of humanity on the one hand, and disquiet about the possibility of forcing a human being against his or her will into meeting certain prescribed expectations on the other hand. In reflecting on possible responses to this ambivalence, the theological positions of two prolific scholars in the research field of Homiletics, Gijs D.J. Dingemans and Charles L. Campbell, are critically considered from the point of view of the relationship between Christology and Pneumatology. In reflecting on theological markers for a sensible response, the author argues for a pneumatology in which the work of the Spirit consists of grafting the very DNA of our humanity and all its faculties into Christ, the only One who can open up the true life that is intended for humanity by divine grace. It will be in the very genes of a prophet to speak graceful words, because the prophet will have seen the wonder of the working of divine grace in his or her own life and will have embraced it willingly and joyfully.
       
  • A practical-theological reflection on coaching and equipping children
           for service as a way to emulating the attitude of Christ

    • Abstract: The hypothesis for this research is that the youth is an inherent part of the church. The church, which includes the children, received spiritual gifts from God. The edification of the church is the main purpose in the utilisation of all the gifts. The church received a significant responsibility in equipping and convoying children to be obedient in their calling to be followers of Jesus Christ. Parents and children must use their gifts for their own diakonia. The word diakonia gives expression to the fact that diakonia must take place in accordance to the calling by God. In recent research the expression diakonia also received a more comprehensive meaning. The research field will be explored in four phases and, in doing so, try to come to grips with the current practical-theological situation. In phase one the authors tried to offer a descriptive reflection on research in the practical theology. In phase two the authors undertook exploratory research from the field of the social psychology in order to indicate the prominent role of wrong attitudes and insufficient convoying of children in the praxis. Therefore the authors undertook an intra-disciplinary conversation with the development psychology. In phase three the authors offered basic-theoretical perspectives from Scripture in order to show how the praxis must be. In the last phase of this research practical-theoretical perspectives are explored in order to underline the responsibility of churches in this regard of equipping children in fulfilling their own diakonia. The authors drew a conclusion from their research that children who serve in diakonia and also in obedience to Christ, are also people that are enabled to show the attitude of Jesus Christ towards the world. Parents and other believers must serve in mentoring children. By mentoring children in their diakonia, they enable children and also contribute towards spiritual maturity in their lives.
       
  • Seeking feasible reconciliation: A transdisciplinary contextual
           approach to reconciliation

    • Abstract: In South Africa scholars in the broad field of practical theology are currently faced with a daunting challenge: to rethink the reconciling role of the institutional church in the light of continued challenges facing reconciliation within post-apartheid and post-Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) South Africa. This contribution investigates whether the transdisciplinary, region-centred scientific research approach with a focus on the Hölderlin perspective on reconciliation could assist scholars in practical theology to address reconciliation in a post-apartheid and post-TRC society. The article proposes a contextual and constructive approach to reconciliation in order to assist South African scholars in the field of practical theology and the institutional church to address the challenges of reconciliation in a postapartheid and post-TRC society. The contribution confirms that this approach does indeed assist the field of practical theology to contribute to reconciliation without the risk of speaking a language that nobody beyond theology can understand.
       
  • The ongoing challenge of restorative justice in South Africa: How and
           why wealthy suburban congregations are responding to poverty and
           inequality

    • Abstract: South Africa remains one of the most unequal societies in the world and any discussion around poverty and the church's response cannot exclude this reality. This article attempts to analyse the response of wealthy, 'majority white' suburban congregations in the southern suburbs of Cape Town to issues of poverty and inequality. This is attempted through the lense of restorative justice, which is broadly explored and defined through a threefold perspective of reconciliation, reparations and restitution. The first part explores a description of the basic features of poverty and inequality in South Africa today, followed by a discussion on restorative justice. This is followed by the case study, which gives the views of clergy and lay leaders with regard to their congregations' perspectives and responses to poverty and inequality within the context of restorative justice. Findings from the case study begin to plot a tentative 'way forward' as to how our reality can more constructively be engaged from the perspective of congregational involvement in reconstruction of our society.
       
 
 
JournalTOCs
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, UK
Email: journaltocs@hw.ac.uk
Tel: +00 44 (0)131 4513762
Fax: +00 44 (0)131 4513327
 
About JournalTOCs
API
Help
News (blog, publications)
JournalTOCs on Twitter   JournalTOCs on Facebook

JournalTOCs © 2009-2014