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Human relations and the South African scene in the light of scripture official translation of the report Ras, volk en nasie en volkereverhoudinge in die lig van die Skrif : approved and accepted by the General Synod of the Dutch Reformed Church, October 1974.

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Published by Dutch Reformed Church Publishers in Cape Town .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Race -- Biblical teaching.,
  • Church and social problems -- South Africa.,
  • Reformed Church -- South Africa -- Doctrines.,
  • Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Reformed Church.,
  • South Africa -- Race relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNederduits Gereformeerde Kerk (South Africa). Algemene Sinode.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBS680.R2 R3713
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p. ;
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4631976M
ISBN 100869911589
LC Control Number77463450

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document that theologically justified apartheid, Human Relations and the South African Scene in the Light of Scripture (HR ), is a good example of a religious text that was part of the larger apartheid narrative (Rathbone ). The story was told from the perspective of Genesis where God commands that people fill the by: 1.   See DRC, The Dutch Reformed Churches in South Africa and the Problem of Race Relations (n.d. []), The apartheid bible finally emerged in its most sophisticated and definitive form as Human Relations and the South African Scene in the Light of Scripture, and was presented to the DRC General Synod in This landmark document Cited by: Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. This work approaches the South African scene from a particular angle - the biblical world-view. As we view the South African scene from this angle, we are able to discern the gods behind the scenes, the forces beneath the surface, to see, behind the facade, the incarnation of invisible powers in visible social structures; political, economic, cultural, etc.5/5(2).

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