Alexander, Karin, Diana Batchelor, Alexis Durand, and Tyrone Savage. “Truth Commissions and Transitional Justice: Update on a Select Bibliography on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Debate.” Journal of Law and Religion 20, no. 2 (2004): 525–65.
Baloyi, Elijah. “A Continued Racial Character of Some of the Gereformeerde Kerke in South Africa: Strategic Moves Evading Reconciliation and Unity of Churches in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 74, no. 1 (2018): 1–8.
Barry, Stephen. “Reconciliation: The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Contribution to Dealing with the Past, Reconciling and Building the Nation.” In Die Skriflig 40, no. 4 (December 2006): 691–714.
Barry, Stephen. “Taking Responsibility for Reconciliation: A Christian Response to the Legacy and Challenges of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).” In Die Skriflig 43, no. 2 (June 2009): 361–95.
Danaher, William J. “Music That Will Bring Back the Dead?: Resurrection, Reconciliation, and Restorative Justice in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Journal of Religious Ethics 38, no. 1 (March 2010): 115–41.
De Beer, Stéphan. “Discerning a Theological Agenda for Spatial Justice in South Africa: An Imperative for Sustained Reconciliation.” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 72, no. 1 (2016): 1–14.
Du Toit, Fanie. “Public Discourse, Theology and the TRC: A Theological Appreciation of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.” Literature and Theology 13, no. 4 (December 1999): 340–57.
Ericson, Maria. “Reconciliation and the Search for a Shared Moral Landscape: Insights and Challenges from Northern Ireland and South Africa.” Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 115 (March 2003): 19–42.
Göranzon, Anders. “Effecting Reconciliation on a Journey towards Gender Justice: A Case Study of the Diocese of Luleå, Church of Sweden, Seen through the South African TRC Lens.” Svensk Missionstidskrift 102, no. 4 (2014): 327–49.
Gobodo-Madikizela, Pumla. “What Does It Mean to Be Human in the Aftermath of Mass Trauma and Violence?: Toward the Horizon of an Ethics of Care.” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 36, no. 2 (2016): 43–61.
Jones, L. Gregory, and Willie James Jennings. “Geographies of Memory: Theological Reflections on Racial Reconciliation in South Africa and the United States.” Theological Education 38, no. 1 (2001): 91–100.
AbstractThe Kairos document is a Christian, biblical, and theological commen ton the political crisis in South Africa today. It is an attempt by concerned Christians in South Africa to reflect on the situation of death in our country. It is a critique of the current theological models that determine the type of activities the Church engages in to try to resolve the problems of the country. It is an attempt to develop, out of this perplexing situation, an alternative biblical and theological model that will in turn lead to forms of activity that will make a real difference to the future of our country. [excerpt fr preface].
Kaplan, Dana E. “Reconciliation and Healing: A South African Perspective.” The Reconstructionist 63, no. 2 (1999): 76–92.
Kaunda, Chammah J. “‘A Voice Shouting in the Wilderness’: Desmond Mpilo Tutu’s Contribution to African Theology of Public Prophetic Preaching for Social Justice and Wholeness.” International Journal of Public Theology 9, no. 1 (2015): 29–46.
King, Nicholas. “Extracts from ‘Reconciliation and Nation-Building: A Proposal for Action by People of Faith’ (December 16,1996): World Conference on Religion and Peace: South African Chapter.” Grace & Truth 15, no. 1 (April 1998): 59–62.
Krog, Antjie. “‘The Young Wind Once Was a Man’: Exploring the Work of /Xam Informants, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu to Identify How a Specific Way-of-Being Can Redefine Forgiveness, Reconciliation and the Self.” International Journal of Public Theology 8, no. 4 (2014): 373–92.
Lephakga, Tshepo. “APLA and the Amnesty Committee of the TRC?: An Ethical Analysis of the Amnesty Committee of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa.” Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 44, no. 1 (2018): 1–19.
Manyaka-Boshielo, Semape J. “Towards Restoration of Human Identity: Practical Theology Exploring Possibilities of Re-Imagining the Discourse of Reconciliation and Social Cohesion in South Africa.” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 70, no. 1 (2014): 1–5.
AbstractPaul seems to reserve the word "reconciliation" for use as the most powerful way of expressing the meaning of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ (see 2 Cor 5:18-19; Col 1:20, 22; Rom 5:10-11; 11:15; Eph 2:16). The main aim of reconciliation is to bring people together in such a way that they may begin to deal with their conflict in the midst of their tension (e.g. in South Africa).--C.R.M. Abstract Number: NTA50-2006-1-323
Masango, Maake J. “Reconciliation: A Gift from God.” Verbum et Ecclesia 29, no. 3 (2008): 697–707.
Meiring, Piet G. J. “‘You Will Be Known as the People Who Rebuilt the Walls, Who Restored the Ruined Houses’: Challenges and Opportunities for the Churches in South Africa and Canada.” Missionalia 37, no. 3 (November 2009): 51–68.
Meiring, Piet G. J. “Pastors or Lawyers?: The Role of Religion in the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission Process.” HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies 58, no. 1 (March 2002): 328–39.
Mukansengimana, Rose N., and Jonathan A. Draper. “The Role of Women in Creating Safe Space for ‘Strangers’: Reading of Joshua 2:1-21 and John 18:15-17 from the Context of Rwandan Conflict.” Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 152 (July 2015): 96–113.
Nel, Marius. “The Role of Matthew’s Ἀφίημι-Logia in the Decisions of the General Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC) in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Stellenbosch Theological Journal 2, no. 1 (2016): 339–61.
Nel, Reginald. “‘Finding a Place under the African Sun’: The Search for New Identities in Post-Colonial (Southern) Africa Evidenced in Students’ Writing in the Missiology Course, Christian Action for Anti-Racism and Reconciliation at Unisa.” Missionalia 37, no. 3 (November 2009): 138–52.
Nwachukwu, F., and C. U. Manus. “Forgiveness and Non-Forgiveness in Matthew 12:31-32: Exegesis Against the Background of Early Jewish and African Thought Forms.” Africa Theological Journal 21, no. 1 (1992): 57–77.
AbstractAfter discussing the context of Mt 12:31-32 in 12:31-37 and its structure, the article investigates forgiveness in the OT and early Jewish writings, the time concepts "this world" and "the world to come," and the understanding of forgiveness among the Igbo of southeast Nigeria. The sin against the Holy Spirit is the refusal to repent. Such refusal to abandon sinning will not be forgiven in the world to come.--D.J.H. Abstract Number: NTA38-1994-1-160
O’Connor, June. “Fostering Forgiveness in the Public Square: How Realistic a Goal?” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 22 (2002): 165–82.
AbstractO. treats the relationship between the confession of guilt and reconciliation as well as the relevance of that relationship for South African theological discourse. He gives particular attention to the semantics of the concepts kipper and ydh (hithpael), arguing that these concepts are intertwined, that they function mainly in a cultic context, and that they are theologically linked to God's forgiveness and mercy. O.'s piece also emphasizes the role of the Dutch Reformed Church in general and the Faculty of Theology of the University of Stellenbosch in particular with regard to the current process of reconciliation in South Africa. [Published abstract--Christopher T. Begg].] Abstract Number: OTA20-1997-OCT-1758
Pato, Luke Lungile, and Janet Trisk. “New Ways of Seeing: Theological Issues in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Journal of Anglican Studies 1, no. 2 (December 2003): 81–91.
Phiri, Isabel A. “Peacemaking and Reconciliation: The Contribution of African Indigenous Religious Women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.” Journal of Theology for Southern Africa 123 (November 2005): 84–92.
Stiebert, Johanna. “Human Suffering and Divine Abuse of Power in Lamentations : Reflections on Forgiveness in the Context of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Process.” Pacifica 16 (2003): 195–215.
AbstractAfter summarizing the picture of divine brutality and lack of divine compassion found in every chapter of Lamentations, S. notes this portrait is not an isolated case in point. She then parallels Yhwh's actions against Jerusalem to cases heard before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) established in South Africa in 1995 as part of the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act No. 34. Here, forgiveness is conditioned upon admission of wrongdoing and is designed to enhance the self-respect of victims and to guard against the erasure of victims' suffering. Finally, using TRC criteria, she concludes that Yhwh is not eligible for forgiveness since he is not repentant; however, he would be eligible for unconditional forgiveness, done on behalf of another, as taught in the NT. [Abstracted by: Diana V. Edelman] Abstract Number: OTA27-2004-FEB-509
Storey, Peter. “A Different Kind of Justice: Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa.” The Christian Century 114, no. 25 (September 10, 1997): 788.
Thesnaar, Christo. “Facilitating Healing and Reconciliation with Young People Living in the Aftermath of Political and Cultural Conflict: The Challenge to the Church and Its Youth Ministry.” The Journal of Youth Ministry 2, no. 1 (2003): 29–48.
Vosloo, Robert. “Difficult Forgiveness?: Engaging Paul Ricoeur on Public Forgiveness within the Context of Social Change in South Africa.” International Journal of Public Theology 9, no. 3 (2015): 360–78.
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