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"Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live" (Exod 22:18) and contemporary Akan Christian belief and practice: A translational and hermeneutical problem 20621 630 0 111 21362
The prohibition of cross-dressing in Deuteronomy 22:5 as a basis for the controversy among churches in Nigeria on female wearing of trousers 16057 474 0 62 16593
Jeremy Munday, Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications 2454 5875 0 80 8409
The Nameless African Wife of Potiphar and her contribution to Ancient Israel 7631 301 0 82 8014
Hebrew alphabetic acrostics - Significance and translation 150 5172 0 51 5373
The task and distinctiveness of African biblical hermeneutic(s) 4167 632 0 177 4976
L'usage des Psaumes d'Asaph dans la présentation du retour de l'exil en Isaïe 40-52 123 4277 0 62 4462
How early Judaism read Daniel 9:24-27 3984 333 0 53 4370
"Abomination to Egyptians" in Genesis 43:32, 46:34, and Exodus 8:22 214 3981 0 78 4273
The Israelites in Palestine during the Babylonian exile 202 3829 0 72 4103
Anger management and biblical characters: A study of "angry exchange" among characters of Hebrew narrative 3206 687 0 103 3996
Reading the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31: 1031 as a reflection of the attributes of the Traditional Miship woman of Nigeria 2883 890 0 62 3835
The Story of Ehud and Eglon in Judges 3:12-30: A Literary Pearl as a Theological Stumbling Block 3482 217 0 48 3747
The witch in Psalm 59: An Afro-centric interpretation 188 3440 0 54 3682
The court stories of Joseph (Gen 41) and Daniel (Dan 2) in canonical context: a theological paradigm for God's work among the nations 3168 193 0 278 3639
Literary analysis of covenant themes in the book of Malachi 3084 413 0 122 3619
The famous but difficult Psalm 90:10 2920 342 0 94 3356
King lists and genealogies in the Hebrew Bible and in Southern Africa 133 3043 0 53 3229
Ngoma Lungundu: An African Ark of the Covenant 537 2421 0 117 3075
The Meaning of the Imago Dei(Gen 1:26-27) in Genesis 1-11 730 2110 0 58 2898
The sociological functions of funeral mourning: Illustrations from the Old Testament and Africa 218 2571 0 67 2856
An African bible for African readers: J. G. Shembe's use of the Bible in the sermon 397 2339 0 84 2820
Emotions in the Hebrew Bible: A few observations on prospects and challenges 1876 563 0 121 2560
Contemporary reflections on Ezekiel 22:23-31 as a depiction of collective responsibility of leaders for national demise 2359 135 0 50 2544
Ethnicity, cultural diversity and poverty in South Africa: Archaeological perspectives from Iron Age Palestine 327 2100 0 66 2493
Humanity not pronounced good: A re-reading of Genesis 1:26-31 in dialogue with Genesis 2-3 2307 107 0 58 2472
Psalm 137: Exile - not the time for singing the Lord's Song 178 2157 0 91 2426
Conflicts at creation: Genesis 1-3 in dialogue with the Psalter 2049 322 0 53 2424
Women and war brutalities in the Minor Prophets: The case of rape 1958 367 0 58 2383
Hannah's ordeal of childlessness: Interpreting 1 Samuel 1 through the prism of a childless African woman in a polygynous family 1837 390 0 148 2375
Teaching the history of ancient Israel from an African perspective: The invasion of Sennacherib of 701 B.C.E. as an example 537 1757 0 57 2351
Structural analysis of Isaiah 61 with a special focus on verses 1-3 1976 133 0 63 2172
Genesis 38 - Judah's turning point: Structural analysis and narrative techniques and their meaning for Genesis 38 and its placement in the story of Joseph 734 1365 0 54 2153
Pregnancy and Psalms: Aspects of the healing ministry of a Nigerian prophet 1477 605 0 54 2136
What is he doing at the gate? Understanding Proverbs 31:23 and its implications for responsible manhood in the context of African societies 1081 909 0 110 2100
Saul's wars against Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Zobah 1855 185 0 59 2099
Saul's prophetic representations and its parody in 1 Samuel 1678 320 0 63 2061
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah revisited: Military and political reflections 744 1161 0 126 2031
Reappraising the historical context of Amos 493 1369 0 59 1921
The book of Isaiah as Isaiah's book: The latest developments in the research of the prophets 215 1623 0 65 1903
A messianic reading of Psalm 8 1606 193 0 63 1862
The law and the image of God 1387 361 0 66 1814
Old Testament theology and philosophy of religion: A brief history of interdisciplinary relations 327 1380 0 63 1770
The meaning of 'great mountain' in Zechariah 4:7 579 1120 0 54 1753
The Meaning of Moses' Life: An Analytic and Comparative-Philosophical Perspective 1089 617 0 46 1752
Literary criticism and textual criticism in Judg 6:1-14 in light of 4QJudgª 590 1086 0 52 1728
Prophet versus prophet in the Book of Jeremiah: In search of the true prophets 246 1410 0 63 1719
Younger-brother motif in Genesis as an object of love and hatred in the family: Tensions, conflicts and reflection for the contemporary African family 1332 313 0 69 1714
Daniel "more than a prophet"? Images, imagery, imagination, and the mashal in Daniel 2 1171 471 0 56 1698
The stranger in God's land - foreigner, stranger, guest: what can we learn from Israel's attitude towards strangers? 1317 321 0 56 1694
The Flood Narratives in Gen 6-9 and Darren Aronofsky's Film "Noah" 1031 539 0 120 1690
The punishment of burning in the Hebrew Bible 247 1339 0 63 1649
An Overview of the Study of Imprecatory Psalms: Reformed and Evangelical Approaches to the Interpretation of Imprecatory Psalms 1079 482 0 73 1634
Interpretation is all we have: A feminist perspective on the objective fallacy 148 1385 0 59 1592
Reading Psalm 109 in African Christianity 363 1126 0 102 1591
Wisdom of life as way of life: The Wisdom of Jesus Sirach as a case in point 1191 336 0 55 1582
The justice of God in his anger: A narrative analysis of Isaiah 5:1-7 and its implications for socio-economic and security challenges in Nigeria 1057 393 0 112 1562
"I had heard of you . . . but now my eye sees you": Re-visioning Job's wife 1171 268 0 53 1492
Reconsidering the fear of God in the wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible in the light of Rudolf Otto's Das Heilige 829 584 0 59 1472
Incubation and traces of incubation in the biblical narrative 1092 266 0 107 1465
The relationship between the glory of YHWH and the spirit of YHWH in Ezekiel 33-48 931 348 0 168 1447
Hearing Tamar's voice: Contextual readings of 2 Samuel 13:1-22 479 908 0 59 1446
Calling leaders to account: A dialogue with Jeremiah 5:1-9 1173 151 0 119 1443
Sources, formation and socio-historical context of the Joseph Narrative: Re-examined under the documentary hypothesis 986 391 0 63 1440
Faire la Theologie de l'Ancien Testament en Afrique aujourd'hui : Défis et perspective 162 1201 0 73 1436
Psalm 114 as reinterpretation of the exodus during and after the exile 1168 204 0 50 1422
"I have seen the custom of the King of Egypt in our time as well." A study in comparative Midrash and commentary 876 456 0 77 1409
Rethinking humour in the Book of Jonah: Tragic laughter as resistance in the context of trauma 896 346 0 163 1405
Psalm 56 read within its literary context in the Psalter and its connections with King David 1081 198 0 123 1402
Daniel 5, Elohim and Marduk: the final battle 832 478 0 71 1381
Creation theology in Psalm 139 594 729 0 57 1380
The Significance of תורה (Isa 2:3) within Isaiah 2:1-5: The Relationship of the First Overture (1:1-2:5) to the Book's Conclusion (Isa 65-66) 1172 143 0 58 1373
A theological appraisal of the book of Malachi 955 340 0 49 1344
Old Testament angelology and the African understanding of the spirit world: Exploring the forms, motifs and descriptions 283 986 0 72 1341
Following the "Tracks of Righteousness" of Psalm 23 701 472 0 165 1338
The Book of Psalms 1114 202 0 21 1337
"Satan Made Me Do It!" The Development of a Satan Figure as Social-Theological Diagnostic Strategy from the late Persian Imperial Era to Early Christianity 499 767 0 53 1319
Rape and the case of Dinah: Ethical responsibilities for reading Genesis 34 313 910 0 73 1296
Brothers in conflict: Reading the Prophet Obadiah against the context of the political and religious hostility and violence in Nigeria 823 358 0 63 1244
Creation rest: Genesis 2:1-3 and the first creation account 982 179 0 43 1204
A Theology of the Septuagint? 578 565 0 54 1197
Cain and Vulnerability: The Reception of Cain in Genesis Rabbah 22 and Targum Onkelos, Targum Neofiti and Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 775 357 0 61 1193
A gender-sensitive ethical reading of Old Testament texts: The role of African women as characters in the text and exponents of the text 788 317 0 63 1168
Who were the Kenites? 197 902 0 56 1155
Purification of priest, prophet and people: A comparative study of Zechariah 3 and 13 848 209 0 79 1136
Decolonizing Psalm 91 in an African perspective with special reference to the culture of the Yoruba people of Nigeria 403 667 0 63 1133
The musical mode of writing of the psalms and its significance 893 149 0 63 1105
Knowledge of God: The relevance of Hosea 4:1-3 for a theological response to climate change 337 698 0 64 1099
Annotated history - The implications of reading Psalm 34 in conjunction with 1 Samuel 21-26 and vice versa 163 867 0 65 1095
Why do readers believe Lot? Genesis 19 reconsidered 363 666 0 61 1090
Within hearing distance? Recent developments in Pentateuch and Chronicles research 714 307 0 66 1087
Canon-conscious interpretation: Genesis 22, the Masoretic text, and Targum Onkelos 749 269 0 66 1084
Conflict and conflict resolution: inner controversies and tensions as places of Israel's self-conception in the patriarchal traditions of Genesis 833 188 0 62 1083
Narrative voice and chronology in the books of Samuel 393 619 0 57 1069
Exploring the role of the wicked in Habakkuk from Malawi socio-economic and political viewpoint 781 189 0 98 1068
A narratological analysis of time in 2 Samuel 11:27a 206 800 0 61 1067
Daniel at the beauty pageant and Esther in the lion's den: Literary Intertextuality and Shared Motifs between the Books of Daniel and Esther 563 392 0 112 1067
Jeremiah 33: 14-26: the question of text stability and the devaluation of kingship 887 105 0 70 1062
Servant and suffering in Isaiah and Jeremiah: Who borrowed from whom? 234 765 0 60 1059
Genesis 2:18-25 from a Jungian and feminist-deconstructionist point of view 186 790 0 77 1053
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