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    • Beyond revenge? : responsible Bible reading practices in a traumatized land 

      Claassens, Juliana M. (AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
      In this article, I argue that revenge fantasies such as those found in the Oracles Against the Nations (OAN) in Jeremiah 45–51 underscore the necessity for responsible Bible reading practices. I argue that to protect us ...

    • A cultural turn in New Testament studies? 

      Punt, Jeremy (AOSIS Publishing, 2016)
      This article considers intersections between cultural studies and New Testament studies. It ponders and focuses on possible approaches to the bearing of the ‘cultural turn’ on biblical studies. Following a brief consideration ...

    • Danger Ingozi Gevaar : why reading alone can be bad for you 

      Van der Walt, Charlene (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
      A discussion of the 1974 film, ‘The Conversation’, by Francis Ford Coppola serves as an introductory illustration of the dangers of interpretation in isolation. The film, starring Gene Hackman, highlights the contextual ...

    • Empire and new testament texts : theorising the imperial, in subversion and attraction 

      Punt, Jeremy (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-05)
      Considering the overt or sublime connections biblical scholars increasingly indicate between biblical texts and empires, this contribution engages the need for the theorisation of empire beyond material depiction. It is ...

    • Natural law and human dignity in the Old Testament? : a case study of Isaiah 1:2-3 

      Kassa, Friday Sule (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This research investigates the role of nature and cultures/traditions in the ethical and theological interpretation of the Bible. To be specific, it is concerned with the legitimacy of the knowledge of ...

    • Negotiating creation in imperial times (Rm 8:18−30) 

      Punt, Jeremy (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-02)
      Appreciation for the literary qualities and structural function of Romans 8:18−30 abounds. Recently, some attention has also been given to ostensible anti-imperial sentiments in the letter that Paul directed to a ...

    • Die pop-Bybel vandag 

      Punt, Jeremy (Stellenbosch University, 2013)
      Die popularisering van die Bybel, die pop-Bybel, is vandag ʼn algemene verskynsel. In die analisering van die pop-Bybel kan op verskillende wins- en gevaarpunte gewys word. Die belang van ʼn dialogiese verstaan van die ...

    • Why history matters : the place of historical consciousness in a multidimensional approach towards biblical interpretation 

      Jonker, Louis C. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2013-09)
      Since the linguistic turn of New Criticism and the advent of reader-response approaches in the previous century, the category of history has come under pressure in biblical interpretation. New developments in general ...