HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies is an acclaimed Open Access journal with broad coverage that promotes multidisciplinary, religious, and biblical aspects of studies in the international theological arena. The journal’s publication criteria are based on high ethical standards and the rigour of the methodology and conclusions reported. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

The spirit of Islam in Javanese mantra: Syncretism and education  
Onok Y. Pamungkas, Hastangka Hastangka, Sabar B. Raharjo, Anang Sudigdo, Iskandar Agung
31 May 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Religion and Theology and Constructions of Earth and Gender

Contextualising Gender and Environmental crises in religious settings: Zimbabwean Women’s experiences at Johanne Masowe WeChishanu Apostolic Churches’ open ground gatherings  
Priccilar Vengesai, Linda W. Naicker
30 May 2023

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The impact of religious tourism on the economy and tourism industry  
Lidia Sergeevna Budovich
30 May 2023

Original Research

Spiritual warfare in Africa: Towards understanding the classical model in light of witchcraft practices and the Christian response  
Amos Y. Luka
26 May 2023

Original Research

Religion and identity polarisation: A slight note from the frontier region  
Muhammad N. Ichsan Azis, Muhammad Amir, Muh. Subair, Syamsurijal Syamsurijal, Abdul Asis, Muhammad I. Syuhudi
26 May 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Johan Buitendag Festschrift

Can norms bridge boundaries? Systems theory’s challenge to eco-theology and Earth system law  
Nico Buitendag
26 May 2023

Original Research: Historical Thought and Source Interpretation

The performative function of turmoil, trauma and tenacity in Judith 9–16: A speech act analysis  
Risimati S. Hobyane
24 May 2023


Corrigendum: The pastor as spiritual mediator between God and the congregation: Corruptions of the relationships of the ‘under-shepherd’, the ‘flock’ and the ‘chief shepherd’ in a Zambian context and their implications for spiritual maturity  
Misheck Nyirenda
23 May 2023


Erratum: Environmental awareness of Protestant youth in Germany: Perspectives from an empirical exploration  
Thomas Kroeck
23 May 2023

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The lack of knowledge on HIV by pastors in the Thulamela Municipality: Pastoral power  
Tshifhiwa S. Netshapapame, Itumeleng D. Mothoagae
23 May 2023
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Call for Book Submissions: Submit your book proposals on sustainable energy solutions today


AOSIS Scholarly Books invites established and emerging scholars to submit book proposals focused on UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals 7 and 9. We're looking for in-depth analysis and practical solutions based on sound research and data. Your proposals will lay the foundation for accomplishing UNESCO's Agenda for Sustainable Development by 2030, creating a more sustainable world. Read more . Download our book proposal form at https://bit.ly/3WHK1sn or email us at books@aosis.co.za to submit your proposal. Let's work together towards a brighter future!

Posted: 2023-06-01

Press Release: New Section in HTS Theological Studies: Open for submissions


We're proud to introduce a new section in HTS Theological Studies with a focus on Cross-Cultural Religious Studies. This section is sub edited by Chen Yuehua, and encourages the submission of theoretical or empirical research papers that explore religious studies through cross-cultural, inter-cultural, and inter-religious domains. Join us by submitting your paper today at hts.org.za . For more info, please visit https://bit.ly/3O4qtw1

Posted: 2023-05-12

Book Release: Read the new book ‘Verskyning en verdwyning van ‘n verligte mens’


The book ‘Verskyning en verdwyning van ‘n verligte mens: ‘n Boeddha in Theravāda perspektief, mistiek vertolk’ translates and interprets Theravāda Pali Suttas dealing with the lives and teaching of Buddhas. This is related to the figure of Jesus according to the Gospels. All religions are suggested to be on the same pilgrimage toward mystical silence. Download the open access PDF: https://bit.ly/3vZjjPR . Author: J.S. (Kobus) Krüger

Posted: 2023-06-01
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