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B J van der Walt pages

B J van der Walt pages


Barend Johannes (Bennie) van der Walt was born on 12 April 1939 in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

He studied Theology and Philosophy at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and the Free University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He holds a ThB in Theology and a doctor’s degree in Philosophy. From 1970 - 1974 he was senior lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Fort Hare; from 1975 to 1999 director of the Institute for Reformational Studies at the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education and since 1980 he was also professor in Philosophy at the same university. He retired in 2002.

He has written many articles and books, organised a number of national and international conferences and lectured in different parts of the world. He was involved with IAPCHE from its inception in 1975 and served for different terms on its council up to 2000. 

Koers 75(1) was a Festschrift for Bennie van der Walt.

Reformational Studies: An Annotated Bibliography of B J van der Walt edited and compiled by Steve Bishop 1st edn Feb 2009. Reformational Studies: an annotated bibliography of B J van der walt

Bibliography of English works

1971


1971.1 ‘The value and task of Philosophy at the university’. Perspektief: kwartaablad ter bevordering van die Christelike wysbegeerte en die Christelikwysgergie grondslae van die vakwetenskappe 10 (4): 198-216.


1972


1972.1 ‘Life and world view: a philosophical analysis’. Perspektief: kwartaablad ter bevordering van die Christelike wysbegeerte en die Christelikwysgergie grondslae van die vakwetenskappe 11 (2/3): 41-61.


1973


1973.1 ‘Historiography of philosophy - the consistent problem-historic method’. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 9 (4): 163-184. Also in Perspektief 12 (4) (1973): 16-24


1973.2 ‘The difference between scientific and pre-scientific knowledge’. Perspektief: kwartaablad ter bevordering van die Christelike wysbegeerte en die Christelikwysgergie grondslae van die vakwetenskappe 12 (2-3): 29-42.


1973.3 ‘Eisegesis-exegesis, paradox and nature-grace: methods of synthesis in Medieval Philosophy’. Philosophia Reformata 38: 191-210.


1973.4 ‘The encounter of Arabic and Christian civilization in medieval philosophy with particular reference to the conflict between faith and reason. A comparison between the viewpoints of Averroes and Thomas Aquinas’. Perspektief: kwartaablad ter bevordering van die Christelike wysbegeerte en die Christelikwysgergie grondslae van die vakwetenskappe 11 (4) en 2(1): 27-35.


1973.5 ‘Thomas Aquinas’ idea about wonders: a critical appraisal’. Bulletin die Suid-Afrikannse Verening vir die vordering van Christelike Wetenskap 23: 39-53.


1974


1974.1 ‘Calvinistic outlook – outline of the Institute for the Advancement of Calvinism’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 39 (5/6): 311-322.


1974.2 ‘Man, the tension between the transcendent and the non-transcendent world in the thought of Bonaventure of Bagnorea’. Philosophia Reformata 39.


1974.3 ‘The profile of the twentieth century in the seventies - an analysis of the contours of contemporary Western culture’. Perspektief: kwartaablad ter bevordering van die Christelike wysbegeerte en die Christelikwysgergie grondslae van die vakwetenskappe 13 (2/3): 1-17.


1974.4 ‘In lumine Tuo videbimus lumen: integral Christian scholarship’. Fort Hare Papers 6(1): 63-79.



1975


1975.1 ‘Radical biblical anthropology: remedy for the crisis of contemporary society’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 40 (4-6): 380-401.


1975.2 ‘The relationship of man: a studium generale’. Bulletin van die Suid-Afrikannse Verening vir die vordering van Christelike Wetenskap 47 (Dec): 39-58.


1975.3 ‘The Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education: the university with a surname’. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO


1976


1976.1 ‘A comparison between Bantu and Western thought: outline for an exploratory discussion’. Philosophy in African Context (1976): 85-123.


1976.2 ‘Ethics: theoretical or practical science?’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 41 (5/6): 201-222.


1976.3 ‘First International Conference for Christian Higher Education: review and preview’. In Christian Higher Education: The Contemporary Challenge. Proceedings First International Conference of Reformed Institutions for Christian Scholarship. 9-13 September 1975. Wetenskaplike bydrae van die PU vir CHO, (2nd edn 1983). Reeks F: Institut vir die Bevordering van calvinisme Reeks F3: versamelwerke, no 6. Potchefstroom, Institute for the Advancement of Calvinism, 1976: 407-418.



1976.5 with Prof Dr P G W Du Plessis. ‘The national and international structure and task of the Christian Institution for Higher education: propositions for discussion’.

In Christian Higher Education: The Contemporary Challenge. (1976.3): 114-115.


1976.6 ‘Natural theology with special reference to the viewpoint of Thomas Aquinas, John Calvin and the “Synopsis Purios Theologiae”’. In die Skriflig 10 (39): 48-52.


1976.7 ‘“Regnum hominis et regnum Dei”. Historical-critical discussion of the relationship between nature and supernature according to Duns Scotus’.

Bulletin van die Suid-Afrikannse Verening vir die Bevordering van Christelike Wetenskap Sept/ Dec 50/51: 21-39.1977



1978


1978.1 ‘Ad Fontes. Research on the sixteenth century reformation’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 43 (6): 497-530.


1978.2 ‘Lend wings to Calvinism: CHE International Action’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 43 (6): 531-532.


1978.3 Heartbeat: Taking the Pulse of Our Christian Theological and Philosophical Heritage. Wetenskaplike bydraes of the PU for CHE series F. Institute for reformational studies F3, no. 9. Potchefstroom: PU for CHE


1978.4 Horizon: Surveying a Route for Contemporary Christian Thought. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 10. Potchefstroom: PU for CHE



1979


1979.1 From Noyon to Geneva: A Pilgrimage in the Steps of John Calvin (1509-1564). Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F2 No 10. Potchefstroom University for CHE


1979.2 Contemporary Research on the Sixteenth Century Reformation. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F4, Calvyncauseriee; no. 8. Potchefstroomse University for Christian Higher Education



1979.3 ‘Jesus Christ: neither revolutionary nor conservative’. Anakainosis 2 (1): 20-21.


1979.4 ‘Second International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education - Grand Rapids 13-19 August 19878’.

Circular (Clearing House of the International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education) 12: 1-10. Jan


1979.5 ‘Second International Calvin Congress’. Circular (Clearing House of the International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education) 13: 18-22. April


1979.6 ‘The Institute for the Advancement of Calvinism’. Circular (Clearing House of the International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education) 15: 13-18 September.


1980


1980.1 ‘Church reformation: a permanent call’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 20 (216-219): (Aug): 11-13; (Sept): 20; (Oct): 5-6; (Nov): 6-8.


1980.2 ‘The intellectual décor for the Reformation’. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 16: 25-55.


1980.3 ‘Introduction’. Circular (Clearing House of the International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education) 17: 1-4. (Jan).


1980.4 ‘The relevancy to the black peoples of Africa of a Calvinistic cosmoscope’.

Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 45 (3): 236-250.



1981


1981.1 Why the State?: Bible Study on Romans 13 and Revelation 13. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. Series F: Institute for the Advancement of Calvinism Series F2: Brochures, no 18: 21pp.


1981.2 Anatomy of reformation: Flashes and Fragments of a Reformational Worldview. Series Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke; no. 13. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.



1982


1982.1 ‘The best of John Calvin, by S. Dunn (Book review)’. Kerbode 134 (1): 7.



1982.2 ‘Important recent studies on the sixteenth century reformation’. Circular (Clearing House of the International Conference of Institutions for Christian Higher Education). 27: 64-67.


1982.3 ‘Foreword’. In Calvinus Reformator: his contribution to theology, church and society. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 17.


1982.4 ‘Renaissance and Reformation: contemporaries but not allies’. In Calvinus Reformator: his contribution to theology, church and society. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3 no 17: 85-92. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1982.5 ‘Zwingli’s thought: new perspectives’. In die Skriflig 62:54-55.



1983


1983.1 ‘The consistent-problem historical method’. Anakainosis. 5 (2/3): 1-22.



1983.2 ‘Studying religion: a methodological introduction to science of religion by J S Kruger (Book review)’. In die Skriflig 66: 48-9.


1984


1984.1 ‘Vision – reality – vistas for the future: spot impressions of the IRS conference held on 4 and 5 November 1983. Orientation 32: 72-94.



1984.2 ‘An alphabetical list of key words indicating problem areas in the African (and other Third World) situation’. Orientation 32: 62-65.


1984.3 ‘Preface’.

In Our Reformational Tradition: a rich heritage and lasting vocation. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. F3 no 21 i-ii.


1984.4 ‘John Hus, a reformer in his own right’. In Our Reformational Tradition: a rich heritage and lasting vocation. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. Reefks F: IRS F3 no 21: 30-60.


1984.5 ‘John Knox: the Scottish reformer who feared no man’. In Our Reformational Tradition: a rich heritage and lasting vocation. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. F3 no 21: 146-154.


1984.6 ‘Was Calvin a Calvinist or was/ is Calvinism Calvinistic?’. In Our Reformational Tradition: a rich heritage and lasting vocation. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. F: IRS F3 no 21: 369-377.


1984.7 ‘The Synopsis Puriorius Theologiae – is it really so pure? Philosophical impurities in the post-Dordtian theology’. In Our Reformational Tradition: a rich heritage and lasting vocation Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. F: IRS F3 no 21: 378-423.


1984.8 Communicating the gospel of the kingdom of God at the PU for CHE and its IRS. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. IRS.


1984.9 ‘Report on the first conference of ICPCHE’. Orientation. 35: 6-17.


1984.10 ‘Scholastic influences on Calvinism: a bibliographical survey’. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 20:6-17 (Dec)


1984.11 ‘The will of God’. RESA Newsletter 8: 5-9.


1984.12 ‘Woman and marriage in the Middle Ages’.

Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Conference of the Medieval Society of South Africa: 189-201.


1986


1986.1 ‘The underlying “Nooitgedacht”’.

Orientation 40: 1-11


1986.2 ‘Preface’.

In John Calvin's Institutes: his opus magnum: proceedings of the Second South African Congress for Calvin Research, July 31-August 3, 1984.

Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. F3: no 28: i-iii.


1986.3 ‘Woman and marriage: in the Middle Ages, in Calvin and in our own time’.

In John Calvin's Institutes: his opus magnum. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. F3 no 28: 184-238.


1986.4 ‘Secularization and ideolization: the two most dangerous enemies of Christianity in South Africa today. How to recognise them’. Orientation 42: 64-87.


1986.5 ‘Book review: Aquinas, Calvin and Contemporary Christian Thought by Vos’.

Orientation 42 p 114.


1987


1987.1 ‘Preface’. In Educational Challenges in Southern Africa in a Christian-Reformational Perspective. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. IRS. F3 no 30: i-iv.


1987.2 ‘Integral Christian scholarship: looking into the heart of the PU of the CHE’.

In Educational Challenges in Southern Africa in a Christian-Reformational Perspective. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. F3 no 30: 235-260.


1987.3 ‘Education, teaching, training: a few concluding remarks’. In Educational Challenges in Southern Africa in a Christian-Reformational Perspective. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO F3 no 30: 347-354.


1987.4 The Institute for Reformational Studies: twenty-five years of service (1962-1987). Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO IRS.


1987.5 ‘The cunning of modern religious thought by David S Pacini (book review)’.

Kerkblad(GKSA) 22 (Oct).


1988


1988.1 On Being Human and Being a Christian in Africa: Communalism, Socialism, and Communism in a Struggle for an African Anthropology. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO (2nd edn) F2 no 42. Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education.


1988.2 ‘Psalm 72: a prayer for government to govern according to God's will’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 28 (307) (March): 2, 14-15.


1988.3 ‘Reformational comments on the Kairos document: prefatory remarks’. Orientation 48: 60-61.


1988.4 ‘In a bullet casing - a toast’. Orientation 50/51: 20-39.



1988.5 ‘Ideolatry’. Orientation 50/51: 53-68.


1988.6 ‘Flee from the idols!’. Orientation 50/51: 223-244.



1988.7 ‘Secularism: the most dangerous enemy of Christianity’. Orientation 50/51: 171-182.



1988.8 Why the State? Bible Study on Matthew 22, Romans 13 and Revelation 13. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F2, Brosjurereeks ; no. 18. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1988.9 The Bible as an eye opener on the position of woman. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. (2nd edn) F2 no 44.


1998.10 ‘The Interaction between the post-secondary education system and the statutory professional councils’. by J C Pauw; J B Z Louw; B J Van der Walt; Committee of University Principals (South Africa); A G S.; Universities and Technikons Advisory Council (South Africa). Committee of Technikon Principals.; South Africa. Dept. of National Education. Pretoria: The Dept.


1989


1989.1 ‘Introduction’.

Swanepoel, Rita, and B. J. Van der Walt ed. Christian Literature for Africa: a survey of problems and prospects in writing, printing, publishing, and distribution

Orientation 52-54: 21-29.


1989.2 ‘And he continued his way with joy’. Orientation 52-54: 30-40.


1989.3 ‘Is it really worthwhile?’. Orientation 52-54: 213-218.


1989.4 ‘Preface’. In Visie en Missie/ Vision & Mission: IRS 25 jaar (1962-1987): die reformatories-evangeliese lewensvisie en die toekomstige missie van Christelike hoër onderwysinrigtings in wereldperspektief. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. F3 no 35: 121-137.


1989.5 ‘Relevant Christian theological education for Africa’. In Visie en missie/ Vision & Mission: IRS 25 jaar (1962-1987): die reformatories-evangeliese lewensvisie en die toekomstige missie van Christelike hoër onderwysinrigtings in wereldperspektief. Wetenskaplike van die bydraes van die PU vir CHO. F3 no 35: 121-137.


1989.6 ‘The intellectual décor of the Reformation - with special reference to Calvin’. Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 16 (1-2):


1990


1990.1 Being Human: A Gift and a Duty. On the Way to a Christian View of Man for Africa. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F2, Brosjurereeks ; no. 49. Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education


1990.2 ‘Preface’. In Venster op mag en geweld: Christelike perspektiewe = Reflections on power and violence: Christian perspectives. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO, Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 37. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO: 6-12.


1990.3 ‘The calling of government and citizen: where do we stand in South Africa at this stage?’. In Venster op mag en geweld: Christelike perspektiewe = Reflections on power and violence: Christian perspectives. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO, Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 37. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO: 6-12


1990.4 ‘Introduction’. Orientation. 55-57 (Dec 1989- Jun 1990): 1-6.


1990.5 ‘A vision of renewal for education in South Africa: opening meditation based on Ezekiel 47:1-12 for IRS Course in Christian School Education. 22-24 Feb’. Orientation. 55-57 (Dec 1989-Jun1990): 246-249.


1990.6 ‘Relevant Christian theological education for Africa’. In Gilbert Okoronkwo ed. Church, and society - can they work in harmony? Nairobi: Association of Evangelicals of Africa and Madagascar: 30-49.



1991


1991.1 Anatomy of Reformation: Flashes and Fragments of a Reformational Worldview. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 13. Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education


1991.2 More Precious than Gold: Discovering the Real Wealth of Scripture. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 38. Potchefstroom University for CHE


1991.3 ‘Finding a husband/ wife (Genesis 14)’. Orientation (Dec 90-Dec 91) 58-62: 232-245.


1991.4 ‘Christ as the wedding guest (John 2: 1-12)’. Orientation (Dec 90-Dec 91) 58-62: 245-253.


1991.5 ‘The secret of marriage (Song of Songs 8:6,7)’. Orientation (Dec 90-Dec 91) 58-62: 253-259.


1991.6 ‘Being married is not everything (1 Cor 7: 36)’. Orientation (Dec 90-Dec 91) 58-62: 259-264.


1991.7 A Christian Worldview and Christian Higher Education for Africa. Potchesfroom: PU vir CHO.


1991.8 ‘The idea of reform’. In W. van't Spijker ed. Calvin: Erbe und Auftrag: Festschrift für Wilhelm Heinrich Neuser . Kampen: Kok; pp 18-30.


1991.9 ‘Preface’. In Kultuurverskeidenheid in Afrika: verleentheid of geleentheid? = Cultural diversity in Africa: embarrassment or opportunity? Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO, Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. F3 No 40: 6-10


1991.9 ‘A provisional comparison between traditional African culture and Western culture’. In Kultuurverskeidenheid in Afrika: verleentheid of geleentheid? = Cultural diversity in Africa: embarrassment or opportunity? Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO, Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. No 40: 211-221.


1991.10 ‘Jonah and us: fleeing from God’s transcultural command’. In Kultuurverskeidenheid in Afrika: verleentheid of geleentheid? = Cultural diversity in Africa: embarrassment or opportunity?. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 40. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1991.11 ‘Preface’. In Paul Marshall A Calvinist Political Theory. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 283.


1991.12 ‘Preface’. In H. Antonides and E. Vanderkloet A Christian Labour Association. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1. IRS-studiestukke ; no. 285. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.



1991.13 ‘Preface’. In G. N. Monsma et al. Poverty in Southern Africa Series Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 287. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.



1991.14 Window on the World: On the Nature of Worldviews and the Value of a Christian Worldview for Africa. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. IRS.


1992


1992.1 ‘Leave, cleave unto one and be one: the threefold mystery of marriage. Many to many 2: 45-51.


1992.2 ‘Twenty-one theses about sound “democratization” of Universities in the light of a reformational philosophy of society’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 32 (339): 16-18.


1992.3 ‘New hope for a bleeding Africa’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 32 (341): 27-28.



1992.4 ‘New hope for a bleeding continent’. SWO/CSD-Bulletin 4(9): 13, 18 (Oct).


1992.5 ‘Introduction’. In Christian Education in the African Context Proc. of the African Regional Conf. of the IAPCHE, Harare 4-9 March 1991. Orientation 63-66 (Jan – Dec 1992): i-iii


1992.6 ‘The task of IAPCHE in the African context’. In Christian Education in the African Context Proc. of the African Regional Conf. of the IAPCHE, Harare 4-9 March 1991. Orientation 63-66 (Jan – Dec 1992): 185-189.

1993


1993.1 ‘A Christian university – what it really is and what it does not want to be’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 33 (343): 3-6.


1993.2 ‘The family: a new vision for Africa’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 33 (344): 23-25.


1993.3 ‘Reformational spirituality’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 33 (345): 15


1993.4 ‘We need more than ethics’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 33 (346): 21-24.


1993.5 ‘Preface’ In Window on Business Ethics: a Challenge to Christians/ Venster Op Bestuursetiek. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO, Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO. IRS. F3, no 43: 1-7


1993.6 ‘Do we not perhaps need more than (business) ethics?’. In Window on Business Ethics: a Challenge to Christians/ Venster Op Bestuursetiek. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO . Reeks F3 no 43: 208-216. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1993.7 ‘Preface’. With Swanepoel, Rita Integral Christian Scholarship: Exploratory Reflections on the African Situation. Potchefstroom, RSA: Institute for Reformational Studies, on behalf of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education. Orientation, no. 67-70, Jan.-Dec. 1993. i – viii.


1993. 8 The pilgrim’s progress of a Christian academic. Orientation. 67-70: 100-122.


1994


1994. 1 The Liberating Message: A Christian Worldview for Africa Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F, Instituut vir Reformatoriese Studie. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke; no. 44. Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, Institute for Reformational Studies.


1994.2 Man and God: A Reformational Philosophy of Religion. Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoer Onderwys, Series Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks C, Diverse ; no. 10


1994.3 ‘Preface’. In [Christian Higher Education in the African context]: "continuing the line of the two previous editions of Orientation (1992 and 1993)" Orientation 71-74: i-ii.


1994.4 ‘The crying need for a Christian worldview and a Christian philosophy In Africa’. Orientation 71-74: 162-207.


1994.5 ‘A Christian approach to the diversity in political viewpoints, religions and cultures: illustrated by way of a case study of South Africa’. Orientation 71-74: 337-418.


1994.6 ‘Human dignity and identity according to apartheid and according to the Word of God’. In M. Waijaki, Y. Turaki, B. J. van der Walt and P. Kasenene. Visions of Man and Freedom in Africa: 29-52 Series Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 302. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1994.7 ‘A reformational look at the powers and authority of the office bearers’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 34 (347): 25-26.


1994.8 ‘Take a good look at office, authority and power’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 34 (349): 14-17.


1994.9 ‘Afrikaner identity in perspective’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 34 (350): 25-27.


1995


1995.1 Leaders with a Vision: How Christian Leadership Can Tackle the African Crisis. Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoer Onderwys.


1995.2 ‘A Christian approach to the diversity in political viewpoints, religions and cultures’. In J L van der Walt ed. Multicultural Education: New Challenges for South Africa. Conference Proceedings, 4-6 August 1994 Potchestroom: PU vir CHO. 44-111.


1995.3 ‘Preface’. In B J van der Walt ed. Hope for the Family. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 335. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1995.4 ‘Preface’. In H Antonides Reclaiming our Daily Work. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 330. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1995.5 ‘Preface’. In K C Sewell The Idea of a Free Christian University Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 334. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1995.6 Family Backpacking Adventures. Pretoria: Symbol


1995.7 ‘Preface’ In Confessing Christ in Doing Politics: Essays on Christian Political Thought. Special edition of Orientation Jan -Dec (75-78) edited by B J vand der Walt and Rita Swanepol. pp. i-ii


1996


1996.1 ‘Neither cold nor hot, but lukewarm’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action. 36 (355): 14-17 (Herfs)


1996.2 ‘The clash between African and Western conception of time’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action.36 (356): 19-25. (Winter)


1996.3 ‘God in South Africa's new political dispensation’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 36 (357): 14-16.


1996.5 ‘Responsibility, conversion, confession, forgiveness, restitution and reconciliation: six of God's requirements for a new South Africa’. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 337. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1996.6 editor with C.F.B. Naudé Christianity and Democracy in South Africa: a Vision for the Future.

Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 345.

Potchefstroom: IRS.


1996.7 ‘The Ethics of Economics: Norms, Means and Ends’. In Doug Blomberg (editor) Humans Being: Essays Dedicated to Stuart Fowler. Association for Christian Scholarship: Melbourne/ National Institute for Christian Education: Sydney


1997


1997.1 Afrocentric or Eurocentric: Our Task in a Multicultural South Africa.

Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F2, Brosjures van die Instituut vir Reformatoriese Studie ; no.67. Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoer Onderwy, IRS.


1997.2 Man and God: The Transforming Power of Biblical Religion. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks C, Diverse ; no. 18. Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education


1997.3 Being Human in a Christian Perspective. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F2, Brosjures van die Instituut vir Reformatoriese Studies; nr. 68. Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoer Onderwys


1997.4 ‘Preface’. In Christianity and democracy in South Africa: Christian responsibility for political reflection and service. Orientation: International Circular of the PU for CHE: i-ii


1997.5 ‘The voice of this conference in the context of voices from the past and present’. In Christianity and democracy in South Africa: Christian responsibility for political reflection and service. Orientation: International Circular of the PU for CHE: 1-7.


1997.6 ‘Report on the conference’. In Christianity and democracy in South Africa: Christian responsibility for political reflection and service. Orientation: International Circular of the PU for CHE: 267-277.


1997.7 ‘Appendix: Does religious freedom imply religious equality A biblical perspective?’. In Christianity and democracy in South Africa: Christian responsibility for political reflection and service. Orientation: International Circular of the PU for CHE: 284-297.


1998


1998.1 editor with Rita Swanepoel Signposts of God's Liberating Kingdom: perspectives for the 21st century. Potchefstroom: Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education. Insitute for Reformational Studies. Orientation Jan-Dec (83-86)


1998.2 Godsdiens en samelewing = Religion and society: a review of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, East London, 17-19 November 1997. by B J Van der Walt; J J Venter; South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO., Reeks F,, Reeks F1,, Instituut vir Reformatoriese Studie., IRS-Studiestukke ;, nr. 361


1999


1999.1 ‘Christian religion and society: the heritage of Abraham Kuyper for (South) Africa’. In C van der Kooi and J Bruijn ed. Kuyper Reconsidered: aspects of his work and life. Amsterdam: Free University Utigeverij: 228-237.


1999.2 Religion and Society: Christian Involvement in the Public Square. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F3, Versamelwerke ; no. 50. Potchefstroom: PU vir CHO.


1999.3 Church and faith: the heritage of Abraham Kuyper. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 39 (368): 16-20 (Winter)


1999.4 ‘Kuyper's philosophy of society’. Many to many 25: 19-21, 40-41 (Dec)


1999.5 ‘Preface’. In I. Achineku & MAP International The AIDS Crisis in Africa: our Christian responsibility. Wetenskaplike bydraes van die PU vir CHO. Reeks F1, IRS-studiestukke ; no. 380. Potchefstroom: PU for CHE


2000


2000.1 ‘A Christian perspective on fundamental rights’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 40 (372): 8-13. (Winter)


2000. 2 ‘Towards a Biblical-Reformational perspective on development’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 40 (374): 20-22.


2000.3 ‘The Gospel, Christianity and culture’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 40 (374): 8-9.

2001


2001.1 Transformed by the Renewing of Your Mind: Shaping a Biblical Worldview and a Christian Perspective on Scholarship. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa (ICCA)


2001.2 ‘Culture, worldview and religion; a perspective from the African continent’. Philosophia Reformata 66 (1): 23-38.


2001.3 ‘Transformed by the renewal of your mind; in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Potchefstroom as an independent Christian University on 17 March 2001’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 41 (375): 20-25.


2001.4 ‘Development: a critical reconnaissance’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 41 (376): 9-13


2001.5 ‘Shaping a radical biblical worldview’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 41 (376): 13-17.


2001.6 ‘What does it mean to be Reformed? An answer from a worldview perspective’. In die Skriflig 35 (2): 299-316.



2001.7 ‘The shape of an integral Christian cosmoscope’. In John Kok ed. Marginal Resistance: Essays Dedicated to John C Vander Stelt. Sioux Center: Dordt College Press: 71-88.


2001.8 ‘A Reformed perspective on development in Africa: a personal pilgrimage’.

In H J Hendriks, D A Luidens, R J Nemeth, C E Smidt and H Stoffels ed. Reformed Encounters with Modernity: Perspectives from Three Continents. Stellenbosch: The International Society for the Study of Reformed Communities (ISSRC): 65-73.


2001.9 ‘Corruption. The many-headed monster’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 66 (4): 691-705.


2001.10 The hallmark of a radical reformational worldview. The 5th Annual Rev. Sang Dong Han Lectures (2001-10-29). Busan: Kosin University, Korea. p. 15-44 (English text); p. 45-68 (Korean text).)


2001.11 ‘The question about meaning’. Proceedings of the International Conference on Evangelical Theology, Seoul (Korea), 25-27 Oct. 2001. pp. 50 -1 (English), pp. 52 ff (Korean).


2002


2002.1 ‘Seek and you will find; the message of the wise men (Matt 2:1-12)’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 42 (382) (Summer): 1-3.


2002.2 ‘Our past heritage, present opportunity and future challenges; reflections on the past 25th anniversary of the International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher education’. Christian Higher Education 1 (2-3): 123-137.


2002. 3 ‘The challenge of Christian Higher Education on the African continent in the twenty-first century’. Christian Higher Education 1 (2-3): 195-227.


2002.4 ‘Reformation and /or renaissance? A comparison between John Calvin’s and Thabo Mbeki’s ideas of renewal’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 67 (2): 135-157.


2002.5 ‘Culture, worldview and religion: towards a biblical-reformational perspective on development’. African Journal for Transformational Scholarship 1 (1): 1-26.


2002.6 ‘Religion and society in Africa: the heritage of Abraham Kuyper’. In A B Tshibangu and B G Ahule ed. Christian Worldview: a book of readings. Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria: Nimsy Printing and Publishing.


2003


2003.1 The Enchanting World of the Drakensberg Mountains as Experienced by an Adventurous Family. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa.


2003.2 Understanding and Rebuilding Africa: From Desperation Today to Expectation for Tomorrow. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa.


2003.3 ‘The question about the meaning of life’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 43 (Autumn): 2-7.


2003.4 ‘Morality in Africa, yesterday and today; the reasons for the contemporary crisis’. In die Skriflig 37 (1): 51-72.


2004


2004.1 ‘Religious diversity, equality, freedom and tolerance’. African Journal of Transformational Scholarship 1 (2): 22-44.


2004.2 ‘Religion and society in Africa: The heritage of Abraham Kuyper’. In John B. Hulst (editor) Christian Worldview and Scholarship. Eltham, Victoria: Amani Educational services: 22-29.


2004.3 ‘The Bible on poverty and wealth our task as Christians’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 44 (388): 9-12


2004.4 ‘The essence of contemporary secularism: the separation between “private” and “public”’. Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 44 (389) (Lent/ Spring): 1-2.


2004.5 ‘Antheunis Janse van Biggekerke (1890-1960): morning star of a 20th century reformation’. Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship 69 (2): 221-258.


2005


2005.1 ‘Growing together in faith: how can it be understood theoretically and be achieved practically?’. Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 41 (4): 141-168.


2005.2 ‘The concept of leadership – in Africa, the Western world and according to the Bible’. Woord en Daad = Word and Action 45 (391 & 392) (Autumn and Winter): 12-18.


2005.3 ‘Leadership implies office, authority, power organisation and responsibility’. Woord en Daad = Word and Action 45 (393 & 394): 8-12.


2005.4 ‘The challenge of the African way of thinking to the western mode of thought: how to Africanize Western science’. In John Kok ed. Ways of Knowing in Concert.

Sioux Center: Dordt College Press: 165-188.


2006


2006. 1 When African and Western Cultures Meet: From Confrontation to Appreciation. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa


2006.2 ‘The philosophy of D. H. Th. Vollenhoven (1892-1978), with special reference to his historiography of philosophy’. Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 42 (1-2): 35-39.


2006.3 ‘Religious diversity, intolerance, freedom, equivalence, uniqueness and tolerance’. In J. Dinakarlal (editor) Christian Higher Education in Asia/ Oceania: Moving Towards a New Vision. Proceedings of the Regional Conference for Asia/ Oceania IAPCHE, January 13-17, 2005. Sioux Center, Iowa: IAPCHE pp 110-122.


2006.4 ‘Leadership models in Africa, the West and the Bible’. In Peter Blokhuis and Evelyn K Hielema ed. Civil Society: East and West. Proceedings of the regional Conferecne for Europe IAPCHE August 20-23, Sioux Center: Dordt College Press: 145-168.


2006.5 The clash of cultures: how to explain and evaluate cultural differences from a Reformational-Christian perspective. Paper delivered at IAPCHE 6th Int. Conf, Grenada, Nicaragua. Nov


2007


2007.1 Transforming Power: Challenging Secular Society. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa.


2007.2 ‘The secret of becoming a real Christian: reflections on the beatitudes of Christ: reflection’. Word and Action = Woord en Daad 47 (401 and 402)(Spring and Summer): 10-14


2007.3 ‘Ad Fontes: First building blocks for a history of Reformational philosophy’.

Unpublished English version of original article published in Afrikaans in Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 43: 216-234.


2007.4 ‘The clash of cultures: how to explain and evaluate cultural differences from a philosophical reflection’. Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 43: 137-161.


2008


2008.1 Anatomy of Reformation: Flashes and Fragments of a Reformational Worldview. Potchefstroom: Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa


2008.2 The Eye is the Lamp of the Body: Worldviews and their Impact.

Potchefstroom: ICCA


2008.3 ‘How to explain and evaluate cultural differences from a Reformational-Christian perspective’. In Nick Latinga (editor) Christian Higher Education in the Global Context: Implications for Curriculum, Peadagogy, and Administration. Proceedings of the International Conference IAPCHE, 15-19 November 2006, Granada, Nicaragua. 33- 52.


2008.4 ‘The secret of becoming a real Christian: reflections on the beatitudes of Christ’

Woord en Daad/ Word and Action 47 (410 & 402): 10-14.


2008.5 ‘The unique nature of the Bible and how to read it: a reformational-philosophical reflection.’ Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 44:59 – 87.


2009


2009.1 At Home in God's World: A transforming paradigm for being human and for social involvement. Potchefstroom: ICCA.


2009.2 ‘The idea of reformation: a few historical landmarks.’ Word and Action = Woord en Daad 49: 3 – 8.


2010


2010.1 ‘Calvin and the spiritual trends of his time: the uniqueness of the 16th century Protestant Reformation.’ In die Skriflig, 44(4):23-45.


2010.2 ‘Philosophical and theological influences in Calvin’s thought: reviewing some research results.’ In die Skriflig, 44(4): 105-127.


2010.3 ‘To be salt and light in our contemporary world.’ Word and Action = Woord en Daad 50:2-


2010.4 Worldwide responses to Reformational Christian scholarship and higher education. Unpublished paper delivered at IPCHE-Conference, June 2010 at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. (The text in Afrikaans was published in Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 46(1): 43-60 and 46(2): 111-132)


2011


S. Bishop (ed.) Like the first gleam of dawn: reformational studies. A B. J. van der walt reader. Potchefstroom: The Institute for Contemporary Christianity in Africa.



Contents

Interview with Bennie J. van der Walt by Steve Bishop

The Sixteenth-century Reformation:

Renaissance and Reformation: contemporaries by not allies

Biblical and unbiblical traits in Calvin's view of the human being ; Woman and marriage: in the Middle Ages, in Calvin, and in our own time

Reformational worldview and philosophy:

What does it mean to be Reformed? an answer from a worldview perspective

Life- and worldview: a philosophical analysis

Worldview: modal aspects

Reformed spirituality

Shaping a radical biblical worldview

The meaning of biblical anthropological data for a Christian view of being human

Christian religion and society: the heritage of Abraham Kuyper for (South) Africa

Antheunis Janse of Biggekerke (1890-1960): morning star of a Reformational worldview

The philosophy of D.H.Th. Vollenhoven (1892-1978) with special reference to his historiography of philosophy

An African contextualization

The challenge of the African way of thinking to the western mode of thought; how to Africanize western science ;

New hope for a bleeding Africa ;

Morality in Africa: yesterday and today: the reasons for the contemporary crisis ;

God in South Africa's new political dispensation --

Christian scholarship: The pilgrim's progress of a Christian academic: a story from Africa ;

Transformed by the renewal of your mind ;

A Christian university: what it really is and what it does not want to be --

Applications to social issues:

Culture, worldview, and religion: toward a biblical-reformational perspective on development ;

Globalization: the new spirit of the twenty-first century ;

The ethics of economics: norms, means, and ends ;

The Bible on poverty and wealth and our task as Christians ;

"Leave, cleave unto, and be one": the threefold mystery of marriage ;

Religious diversity, intolerance, freedom, equivalence, uniqueness and tolerance ;

Friendship: why is it so rare and how should it be restored to a place of honor? ;

Spotlight on sport: a Christian worldviewish-philosophical reflection.




2011.1 ‘An evangelical voice in Africa: the worldview background of the theology of Tokunboh Adeyemo (1 October 1944-17 March 2010).’ In die Skriflig 45: 919 - 956


2011.2 ‘Flagging philosophical minefields at the Synod of Dort (1618-1619) - reformed Scholasticism reconsidered.’ Koers: Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers: Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap 76: 505 – 538.


2013


2013.1 How not to internationalize - and perhaps secularize - Christian Higher Education. Potchefstroom: ICCA.


2014


2014.1 Constancy and Change: Historical Types and Trends in the Passion of the Western Mind.


2014.2 At the Cradle of a Christian Philosophy: Calvin, Vollenhoven, Stoker, Dooyeweerd.


2014.3 ‘Economism and managerialism: hidden ideologies behind the secularisation of the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education.’ Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 50(4):19-


2014.4 ‘How and why the Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education became a secular institution: a personal analysis.’ Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 50(3):13-


2014.5 ‘The growing, worldwide movement for Christian higher education: Some requirements for Christian tertiary education, especially in Africa.’ Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 50(2):173-


2015.

2015.1 ‘Six powerful contemporary tendencies secularising Christian higher education: social Darwinist competition, scientistic technicism, neo-pragmatic relativism, valuism, intolerance and churchism.’ Journal for Christian Scholarship = Tydskrif vir Christelike Wetenskap 51: 47 - 76


2015.2 ‘Office, authority, power and responsibility.’ Word and Action = Woord en Daad 54:7-