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“Skrifgetrouheid” in die erediens? Kantaantekeninge by ’n kernbelydenis

J. H. Cilliers
In die Skriflig/In Luce Verbi | Vol 42, No 3 | a275 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ids.v42i3.275 | © 2008 J. H. Cilliers | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 July 2008 | Published: 27 July 2008

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J. H. Cilliers, Departement Praktiese Teologie & Missiologie; Universiteit Stellenbosch, South Africa

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Abstract

“Faithfulness to Scripture” in the worship service? Comments on a core confession
In this article the fundamental question is posed as to what “faithfulness to Scripture” in the worship service entails. After giving attention to some possible answers, a plea is made for an enriched understanding and usage of the unique charac- teristics of Scripture in liturgy, including factors such as the fo- cus (theological framework), form (genre) and function (inten- tion) of Biblical texts. In closing, the article addresses the question whether a constructive interaction exists between our exegesis and liturgy, and what the implications thereof could be for our worship services.

Keywords

Exegesis; Genre; Liturgy; Understanding Of Scripture

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