Folklore in Church: Amulets, contact objects and other common myths by Rudolph P. Boshoff

Many rampant unbiblical theologies have been prevalent in the South African Church scene these last few years. There seems to be an overall idea that one manifestation should outdo the other. There is a focus on miracles and Christian character is seemingly compromised by flattering titles such as ‘Bishop’, ‘Prophet’ and ‘Daddy’. Unfortunately, some of […]

The Witness motif prevalent in the textual understanding of Christ’s actual identity by Rudolph P Boshoff.

The earliest understanding of the witness motif prevalent in a New Testament context seems to focus frequently on the actual content of the Witness (Dodd) or the validity of the Eyewitness testimony (Bauckham). With current questions in Christology that seems to ask about the earliest understanding of Christ’s own self-identity, I want to suggest in this […]