Published June 2002
by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||143|
Old Testament Research for Africa. A Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography of African Old Testament Dissertations, by Holter, Knut and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Eye-opener. This book should be regarded as a classic in Biblical scholarship. Not only does it clarify and revolutionize our understanding of the prevalence of black African nations in the Old Testament, and of the high esteem in which those black African nations were held, but it also reveals how the enslavement of modern Africans affected the translation of the Old Testament into English.5/5(1). This book is a collection of papers read at the International Symposium on Africa and the Old Testament in Nairobi, October Thirty biblical scholars and theologians – mainly from Eastern Africa, but some also from South Africa and Europe – came together to discuss what it means to interpret the Old Testament in Africa today. Get this from a library! Old Testament research for Africa: a critical analysis and annotated bibliography of African Old Testament dissertations, [Knut Holter] -- In a contribution to approaching the ancient texts of the Old testament from contemporary African perspectives and using African experiences to express African concerns, Holter (Old Testament, School.
Old Testament research for Africa: a critical analysis and annotated bibliography of African Old Testament dissertations, / Knut Holter. Format Book Published New York: P. Lang, c Description vi, p. ; 24 cm. Series Bible and theology in Africa, vol. . This article examines the Old Testament Society of South Africa (OTSSA) Journal (Old Testament Essays, OTE) from to in order to determine the extent to which the published articles in Author: Magdel Le Roux. The historicity of the Bible is the question of the Bible's relationship to history – covering not just the Bible's "acceptability as history" but also the ability to understand the literary forms of biblical narrative. One can extend biblical historicity to the evaluation of whether or not the Christian New Testament is an accurate record of the historical Jesus and of the Apostolic Age. In the last few decades in South Africa, much emphasis has been placed on unhistorical, synchronistic interpretations of the text of the Old : Alphonso Groenewald.
Free Online Library: Old Testament Research for Africa: a Critical Analysis and Annotated Bibliography of African Old Testament Dissertations, (Book Review) by "International Bulletin of Missionary Research"; Philosophy and religion Books Book reviews. Old Testament Essays (New Series) is the academic journal of the Old Testament Society of Southern Africa (OTSSA) published since Its precursors were the individual proceedings that the OTSSA published after its meetings from and the journal Old Testament Essays that was published by the Department of Old Testament at Unisa from. We can see from the text that both Jewish and Hellenistic influences shaped the author and his book. The author’s strong Jewish heritage is evident in his knowledge of the Old Testament. In fact, he quoted the Old Testament at least 31 times in his 13 chapters. It would also appear that the author had a strong Hellenistic upbringing. Let my people stay!: introduction to a research project on Africanization of Old Testament studies / Knut Holter --Challenging poverty through proverbs: an African transformational hermeneutic / Madipoane Masenya (ngwana' Mphahlele) --Using African proverbial folklore to understand the holistic poverty eradication framework in the Book of.