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   C U R R I C U L U M   V I T A E
   Francois Petrus Viljoen

1          PERSONAL PARTICULARS AND CAREER HISTORY

1.1       Personal particulars

Personnel number 461288
Current position  Professor
First names    Francois Petrus
Name Francois
Identity number       6012085043080    
Date of birth 1960/12/08
Sex       Male    
Marital status            Married
Church                   Reformed 
Telephone (w)                    +27 (18) 299 1842     
Telephone (h)               +27 (18) 294 6746
Fax                        +27 (18) 299 1841

E Mail 

viljoen,francois@nwu.ac.za 
Address                      Van Graanstraat 32;  POTCHEFSTROOM; 2531

Faculty                                  

Theology

Department           

Biblical Studies and Bible Languages
Date appointed   1988/04/01

1.2     Career history

Year

Position occupied

Name of employer

1986-1987

Military Chaplain

South African Defence Force

1988-1990

Minister of Religion

Gereformeede Kerk Gobabis

1990-1995

Minister of Religion

Gereformeerde Kerk Oudtshoorn

1995-1998

Minister of Religion

Gereformeerde Kerk George

1998-2004

Associate professor

Potchefstroomse Univeriteit vir CHO
Since 2004 North-west University 

2005

ProfessorCoordinator
Distance Learning
Faculty of Theology

North-west University   

2          ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2.1      Secondary education

Name of High School Monument HoŽr Krugersdorp
Matric 1978 - with 5 distinctions  

2.2      Qualifications (after school)

Year

Qualification

Institution

Field of Study

1981 BA (cum laude)

PU vir CHO

Bible Languages

1985 Th.B (cum laude)

PU vir CHO

Theology
1985 MA (cum laude)

PU vir CHO

Greek
1990 Th.D

PU vir CHO

New Testament

2.3      Professional qualifications and registrations

Year

Qualification / registration

Institution

Field of Study

1985
Kandidaatsertifikaat
Reformed Churches of
South Africa

Theological ministry

3          TUITION

3.1      Tuition experience

 

Degree and Level  

Field of Study  

Institution  

1981-1982 BA, Hons Classical Languages PU vir CHO
1998-


BA; B.Th; Hons; Masters,
Doctors

New Testament;
Biblical Studies & Bible
Interpretation for life
and science

PU vir CHO
Since 2004 North-west
University

3.2      Completed D-students

Delmont, J.  2003.  The Jesus Seminar Critiqued: A Criticism from the Point of View of the Context Group and Others.

Svendson, E.  2001.  Who is my Mother? The Role and Status of the Mother of Jesus in the New Testament and in Roman Catholicism.

Visser, D.  2002.  Paraklese in het perspectief van de Parousie.  De betekenis van de structuur van de brieven aan de Tessalonicenzen voor de exegese van de eschatologische gedeelten 1 Tessalonicenzen 4:13-5:11 en 2 Tessalonicenzen 1:5-10 en 2:1-12.

3.3      Current D-Students

Abia, FA.  A re-consideration of the meaning of monogenes as used of Jesus in the New Testament.

Ramey, TS.  Implications of Biblical tithing upon  New Testament giving.  

Potts, KW.  "And It Shall Be In The Last Days......”    Joel 2:28-32 in Acts 2, and their Use in the Contemporary Pentecostal Church .  

Van Wyk, GJ. Die implikasies van Jesus se diakonia in woord- en daadverkondiging aan die sondaars in die Markusevangelie .

4          FIELDS OF RESEARCH

Synoptic Gospels

Historical Jesus

Jude and 2 Peter

Song and Music in the New Testament and their use in worship services today

New Testament Hermeneutics

Angles, demonology and exorcism in the New Testament

Joy in the New Testament

Ethics in the New Testament

5          MEMBERSHIP OF SCOLARLY ASSOCIATIONS

New Testament Association of South Africa (NTSSA)

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL)

European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS)

6          PAPERS READ AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESSES

6.1      New Testament Association of South Africa (NTSSA)

2001  Die funksie van die himne in Kolossense 1:15-20 (Universiteit Pretoria)
2002 Organiser yearly NTWSA conference (Potchefstroomse University for CHE)
2003 Die betekenis en funksie van die himnes in Openbaring 4-11 (Pietermaritzburg)  
2004 Die gebed in die lewe van Jesus volgens Lukas (Universiteit van Suid-Afrika)  
2005 Die Heilige Gees in die evangelie volgens Lukas (Universiteit van die Vrystaat)

6.2      Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) & European Association of Biblical Studies (EABS)

2000 

Song and music in the early Christian Communities.  Paul’s utilisation of Jewish, Roman and Greek Musical traditions to encourage the early Christian communities to praise God and to explain his arguments (Utrecht – Nederland)
2001
Mark, the Gospel of the suffering Son of Man.  An encouragement directed to a despondent religious minority in the city of Rome (Rome – ItaliŽ)
2002 Luke, the Gospel of the Saviour of the World (Berlyn – Duitsland)
2004 Joy in Luke and Acts (Groningen – Nederland)
2005

The Matthean community according to the beginning of his gospel (SBL Singapoer)

6.3     Australia & Nieu Zeeland Association for Theological Studies (ANZATS) 

2005 Matthew's treatment of the Torah and his conflitct with the Pharisees (Perth - AustraliŽ)

7          PUBLICATIONS

7.1      Congress publication

Viljoen, FP. Song and music in the early Christian Communities.  Paul’s utilisation of Jewish, Roman and Greek Musical traditions to encourage the early Christian communities to praise God and to explain his arguments (In Labahn, M & Zangenberg, J Hrsg..  Zwischen den Reichen:Neues Testament und RŲmische Herrschaft.  TŁbingen und Basel : Francke Verlag.)

7.2      Accredited Scholarly Journals

Viljoen, FP. 2001. Song and music in the Pauline epistles. In die Skriflig , 35(3):423-442.

Viljoen, FP.  2002.  Die strategiese funksie van die Christus-himne in Kolossense 1:13-20.  In die Skriflig, 36(1):67-90.

Floor, L & Viljoen, FP.  2002.  Die Christus-himne in Filippense: soteriologies of eties?  In die Skriflig, 36(1):91-104.

Viljoen, FP. 2002.  Mark, the Gospel of the suffering Son of Man: An encouragement directed to a despondent religious minority in the city of Rome .  In die Skriflig, 36(3):455-474.

Viljoen FP.  2002.  Die betekenis en funksie van die himnes in Openbaring 12-19.  Verbum et Eccelsia, 23(2):558-574.

Visser, D; Viljoen, F.P & Janse van Rensburg, F.J.  2002.  Doel van 1 en 2 Tessalnissenzen.  Meer overeenkomst dan verschil. In die Skriflig, 36(4):621-642.

Viljoen, F.P. 2002.  Jesus sonder Christus of Christus sonder Jesus? In die Skriflig, 36(4):555-572.

Viljoen FP.  2003.  Die betekenis en funksie van die himnes in Openbaring 4-11, Acta Theologica. 23(1):213-237.

Viljoen, F.P.  2003.  Luke, the Gospel of the Saviour of the world.  Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif, 44(1&2):199-209.

Floor, L & Viljoen, F.P.  2003.  Paulus se gebruik van Psalms 68 in EfesiŽrs 4.  In die Skriflig, 37(2):183-202.

Viljoen, F.P. & Verhoef, A.M.  2003  Die aard in kriteria vir dogmatiese liedere.  Drie omdigtings van Schutte (AGS) Venter.  In die Skriflig, 37(2):203-221.

Viljoen, F.P.  2003.  Die getuienis van Romeine 1:18-32 oor God se openbaring, in die lig van ‘n sintaktiese, stilistiese en gedagte-strukturele ontleding van die teks.  In die Skriflig, 37(4):643-670.

Viljoen, F.P.  2004.  Paulus se beskouing van Jesus.  In die Skriflig, 38(3)

Viljoen, F.P. & Floor, L. 2004.  Gloria in excelsis as liturgiese model vir die Christelike lied.  Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif.

Viljoen, F.P.  2004.  Gebed in die lewe van Jesus volgens Lukas.  In die Skriflig 38(4).

Viljoen, FP & Stoltz, HJ.  2005.  Die Heilige Gees in die evangelie volgens Lukas.  Nederduits Gereformeerde Teologiese Tydskrif.

7.3      Popular-scholary books

VILJOEN, F.P.  1996.  Die sewe kruiswoorde.  George : Outennuut.

VILJOEN, F.P.  1997.  U is ‘n God wat my sien.  George : Outennuut.

VILJOEN, F.P. 2000.  Zeven maal feest.  Heerenveen :Jongbloed

VILJOEN, F.P.  2000.  Komt, gij, kinderen! hoort naar mij! Heerenveen : Jongbloed

VILJOEN. F.P.  2000.  The seven sayings of our Saviour on the Cross.  George : Outennuut

VILJOEN, F.P.  2000.  Die Evangelie oor kinders vir kinders.  Potchefstroom : Jeugsorg Deputate, GKSA

7.4      Contributions to popular-scholarly books

VILJOEN, F.P.  2001.  Kerk en afstandsonderrig.  (In Van Wyk, J.H. ed.  Kerk- en Christenwees vandag. Potchefstroom : Potchefstroomse Teologiese Publikasies.)

7.5      Editorial Board

1999-   
   
 Editoral Member of “In die Skriflig” (Accredited journal of “Die Gereformeerde Teologiese Vereniging”)  

8    REFORMED CHURCHES OF SOUTH AFRICA - CHURCH DEPUTY

1998- Deputy  Church Publications  
1998- Editorial Member: Die Kerkblad (Journal of the Reformed Churches of South Africa)
 

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