Browsing Research Articles (Old Testament Studies) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Old Testament Studies) by Title

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  • Geyser, Anna Barbara; Breytenbach, A.P.B. (Andries Petrus Bernardus), 1944- (Reformed Theological College, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2006-06)
    This study compares Chronicles with its source documents. It is obvious that the authors of Chronicles omitted certain parts of the source documents on the other hand on the other emphasized certain aspects with a specific ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-11-30)
    This article contributes to the theme of life’s fullness by emphasising the struggle for meaning during the Persian era as reflected in Genesis 15 and 17. The community’s ‘strategy’ was to reflect on their identity in ...
  • Boloje, Blessing Onoriode; Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Theology, 2016)
    This article is an examination of the theological foundation that lies at the core of the expression of Israelite piety; that is, the foundational and defining characteristic reflexes in Israelite religious experience ...
  • Adamo, David Tuesday (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of LIMPOPO, 2011)
    This article entails a critical investigation of the role of Africa and Africans in the scheme of Salvation in the Old Testament. It identifies the terminology used to refer to Africa and Africans in the ancient period, ...
  • Marashe, Joel (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014-06-02)
    This study examines the role of traditional leaders, as custodians of culture, in the fight against infection with the HI virus and the AIDS pandemic in the Chipinge District of Zimbabwe. The research aims to assess ...
  • Ndoga, Sampson S. (Unisa Press, 2014)
    The request for love and initiating love exchanges by the woman in the Song of Songs deviates from the norms of the day. Reading such audacity as promoting a feminine agenda perhaps says more about the reader’s world than ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2014)
    An analysis of the three journeys of Enoch (1 En. 12–36) shows that preference is given to the spatial aspect in these revelation narratives. Both the heavenly journey (1 En. 12–16) and the two earthly journeys to the ...
  • Ndoga, Sampson S. (Baptist Union of Southern Africa, 2012-09-14)
    Poverty in Africa is an enigma when one considers the natural resources and potential that there is. Worse still, Africa’s resources are extracted to develop other parts of the world. For this reason, this article argues ...
  • Lebaka, M.E.K. (Morakeng Edward Kenneth) (AOSIS Open Journals, 2014-12)
    The Bapedi is an ethnic group in South Africa whose traditional music is not welldocumented. For this article, 31 traditional Pedi religious songs from 11 elderly Bapedi women in Sekhukhune, Limpopo Province, South Africa ...
  • Keun, Ahn Sang; Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-08)
    The narrative in Genesis 18:1–15 deals with God’s visit to Abraham at Mamre. The general tendency in the interpretation of this narrative is to focus on Abraham’s hospitality. It is usually interpreted as an example of ...
  • Baumann, Gerlinde, 1962- (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-06-19)
    The Ancient Egyptian concept of Ma‘at shows some analogies to the concept of ubuntu. Both concepts seem to presuppose that people in a given society are willing to act for each other. In Bible exegesis, the concept of ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-07-07)
    This article focuses on Andries van Aarde’s work on the historical Jesus and especially his book, Fatherless in Galilee, which made an important contribution to historical Jesus study in South Africa. In the first part ...
  • De Villiers, Gerda (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-06)
    This article pays tribute to Andries van Aarde’s theological and hermeneutical contribution. His research unfolds in three phases: a narrative reading of the text, a social scientific investigation of the context and an ...
  • Le Roux, J.H. (Jurie Hendrik), 1944- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-06-07)
    This article focused on Andries van Aarde’s interpretation of the Gospel of Matthew. It argues that Van Aarde has changed his approach to Matthew in the course of time. At the beginning of his career he focused on ...
  • Boloje, Blessing Onoriode; Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-11-05)
    This article demonstrates the vindictive tone of Malachi’s final sermon by highlighting the amazing reversal of fortunes of the righteous and shocking end of the wicked. Such a reversal or antithesis this article proposes, ...
  • Venter, P.M. (Pieter Michiel), 1947- (Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria, 2005)
    In the book of Leviticus the notion of reconciliation is used in a cultic context. Sacrifice and blood are the main means in the cult for reconciling man with God. This study investigates reconciliation in Leviticus in ...
  • Miller II, Robert D. (Center National de la Recherche Scientifique, 2014)
    SUMMARY This essay argues that the phrase “Bulls of Bashan” is not about famous cattle but about cultic practice. Although this has been suggested before, this essay uses archaeology and climatology to show ancient Golan ...
  • Loader, J.A. (James Alfred), 1945- (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-06-07)
    The motif from the Exodus story of Moses as a beautiful infant is considered on several levels. Firstly, the immediate context of Exodus 2 in the Hebrew Bible and in the Septuagint is investigated. Exodus 2 is then related ...
  • Van der Zwan, Pieter (Unisa Press, 2015)
    Die Gebärmutter kann in der Hebräischen Bibel durch vier verschiedene Wörter ausgedrückt werden: ] ,ןֶטֶב ,םֶחֶר מעה ] und בֶםֶק . Dass diese Wörter auch manchmal metaphorisch oder mit anderen Bedeutungen gebraucht werden, ...
  • Groenewald, Alphonso, 1969- (Old Testament Society of South Africa, 2006)
    One of the Psalm texts which expressis verbis refer to the hiddenness of the face of God is Psalm 69; and specifically Psalm 69:18. Approximately two and a half thousand years ago the scribes / theologians who created the ...