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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 21216 628 0 110 21954
The prohibition of cross-dressing in Deuteronomy 22:5 as a basis for the controversy among churches in Nigeria on female wearing of trousers 16845 479 0 60 17384
Jeremy Munday, Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications 2380 5819 0 81 8280
The Nameless African Wife of Potiphar and her contribution to Ancient Israel 7778 295 0 82 8155
Hebrew alphabetic acrostics - Significance and translation 148 5369 0 50 5567
The task and distinctiveness of African biblical hermeneutic(s) 4170 635 0 177 4982
L'usage des Psaumes d'Asaph dans la présentation du retour de l'exil en Isaïe 40-52 124 4282 0 61 4467
How early Judaism read Daniel 9:24-27 4075 335 0 53 4463
"Abomination to Egyptians" in Genesis 43:32, 46:34, and Exodus 8:22 215 4089 0 78 4382
Anger management and biblical characters: A study of "angry exchange" among characters of Hebrew narrative 3328 714 0 102 4144
The Israelites in Palestine during the Babylonian exile 201 3869 0 72 4142
The Story of Ehud and Eglon in Judges 3:12-30: A Literary Pearl as a Theological Stumbling Block 3628 225 0 50 3903
Reading the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31: 1031 as a reflection of the attributes of the Traditional Miship woman of Nigeria 2837 914 0 62 3813
The witch in Psalm 59: An Afro-centric interpretation 189 3555 0 54 3798
The court stories of Joseph (Gen 41) and Daniel (Dan 2) in canonical context: a theological paradigm for God's work among the nations 3185 191 0 277 3653
Literary analysis of covenant themes in the book of Malachi 3102 402 0 118 3622
The famous but difficult Psalm 90:10 3037 344 0 92 3473
King lists and genealogies in the Hebrew Bible and in Southern Africa 137 2993 0 53 3183
Ngoma Lungundu: An African Ark of the Covenant 545 2383 0 117 3045
The Meaning of the Imago Dei(Gen 1:26-27) in Genesis 1-11 730 2148 0 57 2935
The sociological functions of funeral mourning: Illustrations from the Old Testament and Africa 216 2588 0 67 2871
An African bible for African readers: J. G. Shembe's use of the Bible in the sermon 399 2327 0 79 2805
Ethnicity, cultural diversity and poverty in South Africa: Archaeological perspectives from Iron Age Palestine 337 2280 0 65 2682
Contemporary reflections on Ezekiel 22:23-31 as a depiction of collective responsibility of leaders for national demise 2399 132 0 50 2581
Emotions in the Hebrew Bible: A few observations on prospects and challenges 1877 550 0 116 2543
Humanity not pronounced good: A re-reading of Genesis 1:26-31 in dialogue with Genesis 2-3 2335 108 0 58 2501
Psalm 137: Exile - not the time for singing the Lord's Song 177 2211 0 91 2479
Conflicts at creation: Genesis 1-3 in dialogue with the Psalter 2081 328 0 53 2462
Hannah's ordeal of childlessness: Interpreting 1 Samuel 1 through the prism of a childless African woman in a polygynous family 1871 374 0 146 2391
Teaching the history of ancient Israel from an African perspective: The invasion of Sennacherib of 701 B.C.E. as an example 549 1780 0 57 2386
Women and war brutalities in the Minor Prophets: The case of rape 1960 360 0 58 2378
Structural analysis of Isaiah 61 with a special focus on verses 1-3 2038 127 0 62 2227
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 736 1380 0 54 2170
Saul's wars against Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Zobah 1894 188 0 58 2140
Pregnancy and Psalms: Aspects of the healing ministry of a Nigerian prophet 1456 617 0 53 2126
What is he doing at the gate? Understanding Proverbs 31:23 and its implications for responsible manhood in the context of African societies 1089 908 0 109 2106
Saul's prophetic representations and its parody in 1 Samuel 1666 337 0 61 2064
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah revisited: Military and political reflections 738 1164 0 124 2026
The book of Isaiah as Isaiah's book: The latest developments in the research of the prophets 214 1705 0 66 1985
Reappraising the historical context of Amos 492 1390 0 59 1941
A messianic reading of Psalm 8 1603 189 0 63 1855
The law and the image of God 1402 367 0 65 1834
The Meaning of Moses' Life: An Analytic and Comparative-Philosophical Perspective 1130 641 0 46 1817
Old Testament theology and philosophy of religion: A brief history of interdisciplinary relations 339 1404 0 63 1806
The meaning of 'great mountain' in Zechariah 4:7 583 1153 0 53 1789
Prophet versus prophet in the Book of Jeremiah: In search of the true prophets 250 1454 0 63 1767
Younger-brother motif in Genesis as an object of love and hatred in the family: Tensions, conflicts and reflection for the contemporary African family 1363 317 0 70 1750
The Flood Narratives in Gen 6-9 and Darren Aronofsky's Film "Noah" 1060 549 0 120 1729
Literary criticism and textual criticism in Judg 6:1-14 in light of 4QJudgª 588 1087 0 52 1727
The stranger in God's land - foreigner, stranger, guest: what can we learn from Israel's attitude towards strangers? 1319 324 0 57 1700
Daniel "more than a prophet"? Images, imagery, imagination, and the mashal in Daniel 2 1170 470 0 55 1695
The punishment of burning in the Hebrew Bible 253 1375 0 63 1691
An Overview of the Study of Imprecatory Psalms: Reformed and Evangelical Approaches to the Interpretation of Imprecatory Psalms 1110 498 0 73 1681
Reading Psalm 109 in African Christianity 367 1149 0 102 1618
Interpretation is all we have: A feminist perspective on the objective fallacy 147 1406 0 59 1612
Wisdom of life as way of life: The Wisdom of Jesus Sirach as a case in point 1193 345 0 53 1591
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 1045 393 0 111 1549
"I had heard of you . . . but now my eye sees you": Re-visioning Job's wife 1181 264 0 53 1498
Incubation and traces of incubation in the biblical narrative 1096 266 0 106 1468
Reconsidering the fear of God in the wisdom literature of the Hebrew Bible in the light of Rudolf Otto's Das Heilige 821 577 0 59 1457
Psalm 56 read within its literary context in the Psalter and its connections with King David 1146 190 0 121 1457
"I have seen the custom of the King of Egypt in our time as well." A study in comparative Midrash and commentary 907 472 0 77 1456
Calling leaders to account: A dialogue with Jeremiah 5:1-9 1193 145 0 117 1455
Sources, formation and socio-historical context of the Joseph Narrative: Re-examined under the documentary hypothesis 994 398 0 63 1455
Hearing Tamar's voice: Contextual readings of 2 Samuel 13:1-22 471 922 0 59 1452
The relationship between the glory of YHWH and the spirit of YHWH in Ezekiel 33-48 943 346 0 163 1452
Faire la Theologie de l'Ancien Testament en Afrique aujourd'hui : Défis et perspective 157 1211 0 73 1441
Psalm 114 as reinterpretation of the exodus during and after the exile 1152 207 0 50 1409
Creation theology in Psalm 139 601 741 0 57 1399
Rethinking humour in the Book of Jonah: Tragic laughter as resistance in the context of trauma 896 337 0 161 1394
Daniel 5, Elohim and Marduk: the final battle 832 485 0 70 1387
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) 1173 144 0 58 1375
A theological appraisal of the book of Malachi 977 348 0 49 1374
"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 517 788 0 53 1358
Old Testament angelology and the African understanding of the spirit world: Exploring the forms, motifs and descriptions 284 994 0 72 1350
The Book of Psalms 1124 193 0 21 1338
Following the "Tracks of Righteousness" of Psalm 23 687 486 0 160 1333
Rape and the case of Dinah: Ethical responsibilities for reading Genesis 34 316 913 0 73 1302
Brothers in conflict: Reading the Prophet Obadiah against the context of the political and religious hostility and violence in Nigeria 852 381 0 63 1296
Creation rest: Genesis 2:1-3 and the first creation account 1030 190 0 43 1263
A Theology of the Septuagint? 587 599 0 54 1240
Cain and Vulnerability: The Reception of Cain in Genesis Rabbah 22 and Targum Onkelos, Targum Neofiti and Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 783 363 0 61 1207
A gender-sensitive ethical reading of Old Testament texts: The role of African women as characters in the text and exponents of the text 772 322 0 62 1156
Who were the Kenites? 197 893 0 56 1146
Purification of priest, prophet and people: A comparative study of Zechariah 3 and 13 859 206 0 79 1144
Decolonizing Psalm 91 in an African perspective with special reference to the culture of the Yoruba people of Nigeria 396 654 0 64 1114
Knowledge of God: The relevance of Hosea 4:1-3 for a theological response to climate change 329 720 0 63 1112
A narratological analysis of time in 2 Samuel 11:27a 203 845 0 60 1108
Annotated history - The implications of reading Psalm 34 in conjunction with 1 Samuel 21-26 and vice versa 164 878 0 65 1107
Canon-conscious interpretation: Genesis 22, the Masoretic text, and Targum Onkelos 767 267 0 66 1100
Servant and suffering in Isaiah and Jeremiah: Who borrowed from whom? 231 773 0 93 1097
Conflict and conflict resolution: inner controversies and tensions as places of Israel's self-conception in the patriarchal traditions of Genesis 832 195 0 62 1089
The musical mode of writing of the psalms and its significance 878 144 0 63 1085
Why do readers believe Lot? Genesis 19 reconsidered 341 681 0 61 1083
Within hearing distance? Recent developments in Pentateuch and Chronicles research 710 305 0 65 1080
Narrative voice and chronology in the books of Samuel 391 624 0 56 1071
A comprehensive reading of Psalm 137 956 84 0 29 1069
Jeremiah 33: 14-26: the question of text stability and the devaluation of kingship 889 103 0 70 1062
Daniel at the beauty pageant and Esther in the lion's den: Literary Intertextuality and Shared Motifs between the Books of Daniel and Esther 565 383 0 111 1059
Genesis 2:18-25 from a Jungian and feminist-deconstructionist point of view 186 791 0 76 1053
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