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Reading a New Testament Document Ethically
This text is concerned with the integrity of biblical studies and its relevance for forming moral people, transforming a moral society and informing moral decision-making and action. It focuses onExpand
Men in the pulpit women in the pew? : addressing gender inequality in Africa
CITATION: Hendriks, H.J. et al. (eds). 2012. Men in the pulpit, women in the pew? : addressing gender inequality in Africa. Stellenbosch: SUN PReSS.
Reimagining ancient household ethos? On the implied rhetorical effect of Ephesians 5:21-33
The article explores the dynamic of New Testament households and their codes of conduct. It focuses on the reconfigured husband/wife relationship in the household code of Ephesians 5:21-6:9 in viewExpand
Jesus as healer in the Gospel of Matthew : in conversation with Alan Culpepper
This article is a response to R. Alan Culpepper’s two-part contribution in this volume, ‘Jesus as healer in the Gospel of Matthew’. It focuses on three sets of implications of Culpepper’s work:Expand
Human dignity as expression of God images? Perspectives from/on 1 Corinthians 14 and Ephesians 5
In spite of the Reformed tradition's profound respect for the bible as the living Word of God, it has often tolerated an uncritical stance on cultural-historical biases both within the bible andExpand
Mothering Salvation?: Gender and Class in Early Christian Household Discourse
The first group of (8) essays in this edition of Neotestamentica is a diverse collage of perspectives on οἶκος rhetoric in the NT. Most of these were originally presented at a mini-conferenceExpand
A rhetoric of theological vision? On scripture's reorienting power in the liturgy of (social) life
The article explores moral challenges and opportunities facing South African churches at the beginning of a new century. It sets out by briefly describing major hermeneutic and societal shiftsExpand