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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 78312 631 0 36 78979
The prohibition of cross-dressing in Deuteronomy 22:5 as a basis for the controversy among churches in Nigeria on female wearing of trousers 57496 316 0 43 57855
Hebrew alphabetic acrostics - Significance and translation 127 20178 0 14 20319
The famous but difficult Psalm 90:10 18757 161 0 79 18997
Reading Psalm 109 in African Christianity 135 18187 0 26 18348
"Abomination to Egyptians" in Genesis 43:32, 46:34, and Exodus 8:22 117 15742 0 20 15879
The witch in Psalm 59: An Afro-centric interpretation 316 13178 0 42 13536
The Nameless African Wife of Potiphar and her contribution to Ancient Israel 12281 197 0 36 12514
"For I Hate Divorce," says the Lord: Interpreting Malachi 2:16 in relation to prohibition of divorce in some churches in Nigeria 11340 467 0 319 12126
Anger management and biblical characters: A study of "angry exchange" among characters of Hebrew narrative 11255 500 0 63 11818
The Story of Ehud and Eglon in Judges 3:12-30: A Literary Pearl as a Theological Stumbling Block 9953 342 0 18 10313
Josiah's Reform in Judah (2 Kgs 22-23//2 Chr 3435: implications for Nigeria in pursuit of a sustained democracy 8937 292 0 26 9255
Creation rest: Genesis 2:1-3 and the first creation account 7908 785 0 29 8722
Key Themes in Zechariah 1-8 8157 394 0 42 8593
Patriarchy and Women Abuse: Perspectives from Ancient Israel and Africa 2691 5178 0 25 7894
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 367 6626 0 21 7014
Psalm 56 read within its literary context in the Psalter and its connections with King David 6756 79 0 67 6902
An Eco-Theological interpretation of Proverbs 5:15-20 in the light of water crises experienced in present-day Africa 6633 80 0 20 6733
Literary analysis of covenant themes in the book of Malachi 6399 205 0 74 6678
Rape and the case of Dinah: Ethical responsibilities for reading Genesis 34 177 6328 0 11 6516
The Israelites in Palestine during the Babylonian exile 154 6319 0 21 6494
Teaching the history of ancient Israel from an African perspective: The invasion of Sennacherib of 701 B.C.E. as an example 346 6068 0 35 6449
God's wrath and judgment on ethnic hatred and hope for victims of ethnic hatred in Obadiah: Implications for Africa 5802 339 0 65 6206
How early Judaism read Daniel 9:24-27 5668 198 0 49 5915
Jeremy Munday, Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications 975 4502 0 284 5761
A comprehensive reading of Psalm 137 5342 234 0 25 5601
The punishment of burning in the Hebrew Bible 193 5325 0 20 5538
Reading Psalm 35 in Africa (Yoruba) Perspective 3690 1454 0 328 5472
"There he built an altar to the Lord" (Gen 12:8): City and Altar Building in Genesis 5098 115 0 39 5252
The Death of Samson 4827 146 0 69 5042
Prophet versus prophet in the Book of Jeremiah: In search of the true prophets 248 4704 0 29 4981
Resurrection or miraculous cures? The Elijah and Elisha narrative against its ancient Near Eastern background 71 4841 0 23 4935
The stranger in God's land - foreigner, stranger, guest: what can we learn from Israel's attitude towards strangers? 4280 236 0 33 4549
Ethnicity, cultural diversity and poverty in South Africa: Archaeological perspectives from Iron Age Palestine 318 4096 0 18 4432
Conceptualising the Biblical View of Curse (Gen. 9:25-27) as a Metaphor for Natural Resource Curse in Zimbabwe: An Indigenous Knowledge Systems Perspective 3840 229 0 16 4085
King lists and genealogies in the Hebrew Bible and in Southern Africa 71 3990 0 18 4079
Finding the Spirit of Elijah in the Story of Elisha and the Lost Axe Head: 2 Kings 6:1-7 in the Light of 2 Kings 2 3014 716 0 269 3999
The meaning of 'great mountain' in Zechariah 4:7 622 3127 0 24 3773
Saul's prophetic representations and its parody in 1 Samuel 3293 304 0 22 3619
Conflicts at creation: Genesis 1-3 in dialogue with the Psalter 3008 454 0 37 3499
Interpreting Proverbs 22:1 in light of attitude to money in African perspective 3110 251 0 25 3386
'A negro, naturally a slave': An aspect of the portrayal of Africans in colonial Old Testament interpretation 66 3218 0 12 3296
The Levites' exclusion from land allotment: The Joshua story in dialogue with the Joseph story 3068 201 0 27 3296
Ngoma Lungundu: An African Ark of the Covenant 584 2610 0 19 3213
Younger-brother motif in Genesis as an object of love and hatred in the family: Tensions, conflicts and reflection for the contemporary African family 2985 132 0 35 3152
What is he doing at the gate? Understanding Proverbs 31:23 and its implications for responsible manhood in the context of African societies 2916 207 0 25 3148
The Meaning of Moses' Life: An Analytic and Comparative-Philosophical Perspective 2215 902 0 30 3147
Who were the Kenites? 156 2965 0 25 3146
An Overview of the Study of Imprecatory Psalms: Reformed and Evangelical Approaches to the Interpretation of Imprecatory Psalms 2591 340 0 16 2947
David and Shimei: Innocent victim and perpetrator? 74 2845 0 20 2939
Saul's wars against Moab, Ammon, Edom, and Zobah 2663 184 0 23 2870
Daniel 5, Elohim and Marduk: the final battle 2447 372 0 19 2838
2 Samuel 21-24: A theological reflection on Israel's kingship 1697 923 0 17 2637
Genesis 14 and "The Four Quarters" 2425 142 0 29 2596
Ezekiel, Prophet of the Spirit: רוח in the Book of Ezekiel 2191 133 0 263 2587
The court stories of Joseph (Gen 41) and Daniel (Dan 2) in canonical context: a theological paradigm for God's work among the nations 2468 75 0 23 2566
Lament, the language for our times 127 2391 0 9 2527
Hannah's ordeal of childlessness: Interpreting 1 Samuel 1 through the prism of a childless African woman in a polygynous family 2220 171 0 65 2456
The Flood Narratives in Gen 6-9 and Darren Aronofsky's Film "Noah" 2151 234 0 31 2416
Creation rest: Exodus 20:8-11 and the first creation account 2214 145 0 19 2378
Facing the deepest darkness of despair and abandonment: Psalm 88 and the life of faith 2156 172 0 13 2341
Ecological Hermeneutics and the Interpretation of Biblical Texts Yesterday, Today and Onwards: Critical Reflection and Assessment 1800 474 0 41 2315
Pregnancy and Psalms: Aspects of the healing ministry of a Nigerian prophet 1813 308 0 17 2138
Seek the peace of the city... for in her peace there shall be peace for you (Jeremiah 29:4-9) 1956 116 0 26 2098
Psalm 137: Exile - not the time for singing the Lord's Song 115 1961 0 20 2096
The book of Isaiah as Isaiah's book: The latest developments in the research of the prophets 173 1895 0 12 2080
"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 821 1183 0 28 2032
The Meaning of the Imago Dei(Gen 1:26-27) in Genesis 1-11 295 1611 0 34 1940
The law and the image of God 1402 507 0 15 1924
Breaking of a new day in Job 38:12-15 1730 120 0 16 1866
"Israel's" Only Son? The complexity of Benjaminite identity between Judah and Joseph 1449 101 0 311 1861
The Law and Society in the Old Testament: Formulation and Implementation of the Law in Ancient Israel 902 870 0 73 1845
Old Testament theology and philosophy of religion: A brief history of interdisciplinary relations 121 1700 0 15 1836
The task and distinctiveness of African biblical hermeneutic(s) 1346 324 0 133 1803
Old Testament angelology and the African understanding of the spirit world: Exploring the forms, motifs and descriptions 289 1489 0 21 1799
Wisdom of life as way of life: The Wisdom of Jesus Sirach as a case in point 1395 358 0 21 1774
Contemporary reflections on Ezekiel 22:23-31 as a depiction of collective responsibility of leaders for national demise 1664 69 0 17 1750
The sociological functions of funeral mourning: Illustrations from the Old Testament and Africa 176 1549 0 22 1747
Reading the virtuous woman of Proverbs 31: 1031 as a reflection of the attributes of the Traditional Miship woman of Nigeria 1294 428 0 21 1743
Humanity not pronounced good: A re-reading of Genesis 1:26-31 in dialogue with Genesis 2-3 1581 107 0 35 1723
A case of spousal abuse? A study of the marriage of Jeroboam I (1 Kings 14:1-18) 151 1502 0 19 1672
A messianic reading of Psalm 8 1540 85 0 26 1651
Brothers in conflict: Reading the Prophet Obadiah against the context of the political and religious hostility and violence in Nigeria 1107 442 0 27 1576
Sights and Sounds of Death Valley: A Close Reading of Ezekiel 37:1-14 1170 134 0 270 1574
Loving the Neighbour and the Resident Alien in Leviticus 19 as Ethical Redefinition of Holiness 1055 237 0 262 1554
Reappraising the historical context of Amos 377 1153 0 14 1544
Angelo o Angela? Issues of degenderization in the depictions of angelic beings in the Bible 533 986 0 16 1535
Riddles of reference: "I" and "We" in the Books of Isaiah and Jeremiah: The relation of the suffering characters in the Books of Isaiah and Jeremiah 148 1356 0 29 1533
A theological appraisal of the book of Malachi 1034 455 0 24 1513
"How long will my glory be reproach?" Honour and shame in Old Testament lament traditions 1311 172 0 28 1511
The function of the משתה יין in the book of Esther 1392 81 0 24 1497
The theme of the Babylonian exile as imprisonment in Isaiah 42:22 and other texts in Isaiah 40-55 260 1206 0 17 1483
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah revisited: Military and political reflections 697 562 0 223 1482
The Problem of the Potsherd: Job 2:8 in a New Perspective 1148 60 0 257 1465
Psalm 114 as reinterpretation of the exodus during and after the exile 1143 289 0 17 1449
Contrastive Characterization in Ruth 1:6-22: Three Ways to Return from Exile 1032 110 0 305 1447
Trauma and Post-Trauma in the Book of Ezekiel 1096 274 0 77 1447
The spectral nature of YHWH (Dtr): Perspectives from Derridean hauntology 102 1300 0 21 1423
The prophet and divine manifestation: on the translation of the word "prophet" in the Shona Union Bible 1126 257 0 36 1419
Knowledge of God: The relevance of Hosea 4:1-3 for a theological response to climate change 132 1267 0 18 1417
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