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The New Testament as political documents
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2017)
The political nature of the NT documents is carefully hidden away in the folds of a centuries-long tradition of Christianising and spiritualising the NT (and the Bible overall). The depoliticisation and demilitarisation ...
Religion, sex and politics : scripting connections in Romans 1:18–32 and Wisdom 14:12–14
(AOSIS Publishing, 2017)
Ancient people envisaged a strong link between what was deemed transgressive religious activities and objectionable sexual practices. Moreover, sexual behaviour considered aberrant was deemed to upset political boundaries ...