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Skrifbeskouing en Skrifhantering: perspektiewe op ‘n hermeneutiek van verwagting

J Cilliers

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 29, No 1 (2008), 62-76. doi: 10.4102/ve.v29i1.5

Submitted: 14 May 2008
Published:  03 February 2008


In this article the intrinsic relationship between our views on and our use of scripture is proposed. This relationship is described in terms of two basic components of the reformed understanding of scripture, namely the accommodative and performative nature thereof. This is followed by an exposition of two fundamental misunderstandings pertaining to the abovementioned components as well as some suggestions for the profiling of a hermeneutics of expectancy.

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J Cilliers, Universiteit van Stellenbosch, South Africa



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