HTS : Theological Studies - Volume 59, Issue 2, 2003
Volume 59, Issue 2, 2003
Homosexuality : The use of scientific research in the church's moral debate, S.L. Jones and M.A. Yarhouse : book reviewSource: HTS : Theological Studies 59, pp 580 –581 (2003)More Less
Extracted from text ... Jones, S L & Yarhouse, M A - Homosexuality: The use of scientific research in the church's moral debate Illinois: InterVarsity Press. 189 Pages. Price: Unknown Reviewer: Me Paula Eksteen The authors of this book investigate the different scientific claims which are being used in the Church's debate on homosexuality. The subtitle of the book could easily be changed to read "The misuse of scientific research ... " because the work illustrates how views are often supported with questionable scientific research and arguments. Jones and Yarhouse make it clear from the outset that they oppose homosexuality. They call themselves "critical ..
The reproduction revolution : A Christian appraisal of sexuality, reproductive technologies, and the family, J.F. Kilner, P.C. Cunningham and D. Hager : book reviewSource: HTS : Theological Studies 59 (2003)More Less
Extracted from text ... Boekbesprekings / Book Reviews Kilner, J F, Cunningham, P C & Hager, D - The reproduction revolution: A Christian appraisal of sexuality, reproductive technologies, and the family Wm B Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, USA. 289 Pages. Price: Unknown Reviewer: Ms Paula Eksteen This work is a product of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. In it, thirty scholars and medical practitioners provide a Christian perspective on the reproductive revolution. This includes issues such as human cloning, the separations of sex and reproduction, surrogate motherhood, sexual practices in America and the moral status of the embryo. The introduction includes four personal ..
Source: HTS : Theological Studies 59, pp 581 –583 (2003)More Less
Extracted from text ... Thatcher, A - Marriage after modernity: Christian marriage in postmodern times Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press. 329 Pages. Price: Unknown Reviewer: Ms Paula Eksteen Adrian Thatcher, acutely aware of changing times and of the fact that patriarchal structures no longer have a place in marriages, presents us with a book in the series Studies in Theology and Sexuality, which attempts to reappraise Christian marriage. He gives a renewed vision for Christian marriage in postmodern times and pleads for a reconsidering of the Christian tradition. He tries to bridge the gap between theory and experience, by facing up to the facts of ..
Author D.G. Van der MerweSource: HTS : Theological Studies 59, pp 583 –585 (2003)More Less
Extracted from text ... Thompson, M M 2001 - The God of the Gospel of John Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 269 Pages Reviewer: Prof D G van der Merwe (Vista University) Marianne M Thompson holds the chair of professor of New Testament Interpretation at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California. She is also the author of The Promise of the Father and co-author of Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology. In this monograph, Thompson adds an incisive study of God as revealed in the Fourth Gospel by taking up the implicit challenge issued over two decades ago by Nils Dahl in his assertion that ..
Author G.M.J. Van WykSource: HTS : Theological Studies 59, pp 585 –586 (2003)More Less
Extracted from text ... Parekh, B - Rethinking multiculuralism: Cultural diversity and political theory London: Macmillan. Soft Cover. ix & 379 Pages. Price: Unknown. Reviewer: Dr G M J van Wyk (Vanderbijlpark) On the back cover of Parkeh's book, reviewers praise it as a brilliantly conceived theory of multiculturalism, a brilliant analysis of one of the most difficult ideas in contemporary politics, a landmark in the reconciliation of justice with diversity and a most profound, original and wideranging book. I would like to add my voice to those praising this work. It is indeed an exceptional work of a high standard. I am rather ..