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A text-critical analysis of the Lamentations manuscripts from Qumran (3QLam, 4QLam, 5QLama and 5QLamb): establishing the content of an Old Testament book according to its textual witnesses among the Dead Sea scrolls
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study takes as its point of departure the contributions of the Dead Sea scrolls to the discipline of Old Testament textual criticism. It deals with a particular approach to this discipline and ...
Wisdom and Ubuntu : a close reading of Proverbs 1-9 in dialogue with African Ubuntu
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2005-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The aim of this dissertation is to demonstrate that a dialogue can be established between wisdom in Proverbs 1 - 9 and ubuntu. This dialogue becomes evident from a close reading of Proverbs 1 - 9 and ...
Jesus and suffering in John 9 : a narratological reading from within Karanga faith communities
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The thesis is mainly concerned with Jesus’ perspective on suffering according to John 9. The dramatic events in John 9 were triggered by a question by Jesus’ disciples about the cause of an unnamed blind ...
Re-defining stewardship : a Nigerian perspective on accountable and responsible land ownership according to the Old Testament
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
This dissertation has explored the Biblical basis for a redefinition of stewardship, and has done so in the light of land ownership customs and ethos in some parts of Africa. It has employed a postcolonial hermeneutics ...
Interaction between scholarly and non-scholarly reading of Genesis 11:1-9 in the South African context
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
The interaction between scholarly and non-scholarly readings of Genesis 11:1-9 in the South African context refers to the transformation in biblical hermeneutics from the world of the text to the world of the reader and ...
An assessment of African Christian beliefs in ancestors in view of a responsible interpretation of 1 Corinthians 8:4-6 within the South African context
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The object of this study is to assess African Christian beliefs in ancestors in lieu of a responsible interpretation of 1 Corinthians 8 :4 - 6. Warranting this assessment is the confusion that arises ...
Prophetic critique and land dispossession : the significance of spatial awareness for the interpretation of I Kings 21
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The dissertation is an answer to the question: How should the story of Naboth's land (I Kings 21) be theologically understood by a Khoi who is dispossessed of his/her land and kept on the periphery? The ...
Prophetic rhetoric : a multidimensional interpretation of Amos 9
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The issue of the identification of the audience/s of the final chapter (chapter 9) in the book of Amos is currently moot. That is, there currently are as many opinions as there are scholars who have ...
'n Struktuur-analities-eksegetiese-studie oor die besondere aard en betekenis van die bedevaartsliedere : Ps. 120-134
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1981-11)
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Identity formation and community solidarity : second temple historiographies in discourse with (South) African theologies of reconstruction
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This study is motivated by a call by some African theologians for an African theology of reconstruction, specifically Mugambi. Its intended contribution is to propose a biblical paradigm from the Old ...