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Paulus en mag : raamwerke en aansprake
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012-04)
Paul and power: Framing claims. Evidently an important theme in the Pauline letters, discussions of the nature, scope and function of power have given rise to a wide range of explanations and interpretative positions. ...
Empire and new testament texts : theorising the imperial, in subversion and attraction
(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 ...
Hermeneutics in identity formation : Paul's use of Genesis in Galatians 4
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-04)
Paul’s hermeneutics, in dealing with the scriptures and traditions of Israel and his concern for a specific identity for the communities he interacted with, require attention for the reciprocal, interrelationship between ...
Using the Bible in post-apartheid South Africa : its influence and impact amidst the gay debate
The Bible has generated a significant reception history in the first decade of democratic, post-apartheid South Africa. Its reception history testifies to how the Bible was considered to be important across a broad spectrum ...
Believers or loyalists? : identity and social responsibility of Jesus communities in the Empire
(AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
The narrowed down translation of πίστις to [belief] skews the interpretation of the Pauline letters, where this word-group primarily denotes loyalty and fidelity, including notions of trust, confidence and conviction. These ...