South African Journal of Art History SAJAH 29.2 (2014), p.1-17:
The Devil and his
Works: the Owl in Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450-1516)
Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif NGTT (Dutch Reformed TheologicalJournal, Stellenbosch
University) 55. 1&2 (2014), p.489-508:
The Word as norm, the implication of oracle in 1 Peter
Address at Holy Trinity Utrecht (on 1 Corinthians 15):
The city of Deventer was an important city in the fifteenth century. Men like Erasmus, Pope Adrianus IV, Geert
Groote and Thomas a Kempis all received part of their education here.
The island of Texel saw the start of many an historic journey. Many ships waited for a favourable wind in the
sheltered Zuiderzee, south of Texel. In December 1651Johan van Riebeeck departed from Texel to found the Cape
Colony in South Africa, while Abel Tasman also sailed from here to discover Van Diemen's Land, present day
Tasmania, south of Australia.
August 26 2014 saw the start of the second international conference of our patristic research centre (University
Tilburgh/Free University Amsterdam). Later that week I spoke on the interrelation of divine revelation in Scripture
and prayer in the early Church. Prayer was a response to what God had made known about himself in holy Writ.
The introductory lecture by neuro expert professor Frans van der Meché was held in the old senate building near
the Utrecht Dome Church which displays paintings of chancellors of the university since its beginnings in the early
Some of my pictures from Texel 2014, where I spent the night
in the same inn as the famous Dutch admiral Michiel Adriaansz. de Ruyter, who captured the Royal Charles and sailed
Short interview with Dutch Daily on MH17 disaster on Saturday 26
It is winter in Tasmania:
On the second of June I had a special encounter with a possum in the Cataract Gorge area. Enjoy the
beautiful Autumn colours.
On the 30th of April we visited the Brickendon Estate, in Longford Tasmania. This is one of the
older estates in the North, on the Norfolk Plains, which is remarkably still owned and run by the original family.
It was built up with convict labour force, mostly men who were found guilty of theft or burglary in England and
sent to Van Diemenland, in many cases serving life sentences. Click the image below to join me in a walk through
Revelation 5: Countdown to new heaven and earth (mp3)
Latest articles in theological and classical journals
Early church fathers on death, eschatology
and creation (Journal of Creation)
The Shock factor of
Divine revelation: a philological approach to Daniel 8 and 9
(Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament)
Remarkable life of M.C.
Vos (In Luce Verbi)
Conceptual unity in
Romans (Journal of Early Christian Studies)
Oracular terminology in Hebrews 5 (Scriptura)
perspectives on Irenaeus (Ekkl. Pharos)
Early orthodoxy in Clement of Alexandria (Acta Patristica et Byz.)
Can we hear God's voice today and receive prophetic messages? (article Dutch Daily)
Zuiddam Member South African Academy for Science and Arts (Dutch Daily)
Dutch newspaper on Eusebius (Reformed Daily)
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