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Neither calendar nor clock : perspectives on the Belhar Confession / Piet J. Naudé.

By: Naudé, Piet, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2010Description: xxii, 255 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780802862594 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0802862594 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Belhar confession | Reformed Church -- Creeds -- History and criticism | South Africa -- Church history | Apartheid -- Religious aspects -- Reformed Church
Contents:
The texts, with commentary -- Part 1. Tradition : -- 1. The "no!" of the Belhar Confession -- 2. The relation between Belhar and some antecedent church witnesses in the period 1948-1982 -- Part 2. Confession : -- 3. The confessional character of the Belhar Confession -- 4. Confessing the one faith? : theological resonance between the creed of Nicea and the Confession of Belhar -- Part 3. Reception : -- 5. "A gift from heaven" : the reception of the Belhar Confession in the period 1982-2007 -- 6. The echoes of Belhar in the ecumenical church -- Part 4. Contemporary significance : -- 7. Unity in freedom -- 8. Reconciliation -- 9. Justice -- Appendix A. The Belhar Confession, 1982 -- Appendix B. The Nicene Creed, 381 -- Appendix C. The Cottesloe Declaration, 1961 -- Appendix D. A message to the people of South Africa, 1968
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Book Book *Schaff Library
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BX 9429 .B44 N38 2010 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101066000
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The texts, with commentary -- Part 1. Tradition : -- 1. The "no!" of the Belhar Confession -- 2. The relation between Belhar and some antecedent church witnesses in the period 1948-1982 -- Part 2. Confession : -- 3. The confessional character of the Belhar Confession -- 4. Confessing the one faith? : theological resonance between the creed of Nicea and the Confession of Belhar -- Part 3. Reception : -- 5. "A gift from heaven" : the reception of the Belhar Confession in the period 1982-2007 -- 6. The echoes of Belhar in the ecumenical church -- Part 4. Contemporary significance : -- 7. Unity in freedom -- 8. Reconciliation -- 9. Justice -- Appendix A. The Belhar Confession, 1982 -- Appendix B. The Nicene Creed, 381 -- Appendix C. The Cottesloe Declaration, 1961 -- Appendix D. A message to the people of South Africa, 1968

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