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Title:African and European readers of the Bible in dialogue: in quest of a shared meaning
Editors:Wit, Hans deISNI
West, Gerald O.ISNI
Series:Studies on religion in Africa
City of publisher:Leiden
Geographic terms:Africa
conference papers (form)
Abstract:Living in different worlds simultaneously, or: a plea for contextual integrity (Louis Jonker); Doing justice to the text (Response by Reinoud Oosting); The role of 'the Other' in the reading of the Bible: towards a new roadmap for Bible reading in the western world (Kune Biezeveld); Confrontation with the African 'Other' (Response by Jurie Le Roux); Collaborative and interactive hermeneutics in Africa: giving dialogical privilege in Biblical interpretation (Eric Anum); Sitting humbly at the feet of the elders (Response by Gerrit van Ek); Sanctioning Samson: do Old Testament stories about violence make sense today? Some answers from the perspective of redaction criticism and history of research (Klaas Spronk); An unending process (Response by Frances Klopper); Quo vadis, feminist scholarship? Reflections from the threshold between African and European Biblical exegesis (Frances Klopper); No method is a guarantee for any outcome (Response by Anne Marijke Spijkerboer); Jeremiah 32: a future and its history - actualisation in writing and reading (Eep Talstra and Reinoud Oosting); Contesting exegesis (Response by Gerald West); Reconfiguring Jezebel: a postcolonial 'imbokodo' reading of the story of Naboth's vineyard (I Kings 21: 1-16) (Makhosazana K. Nzimande); Interpretation and social transformation (Response by Hans de Wit); Unmasking the seven veils: from narative plot to transformative power in Biblical hermeneutics (Gerrit van Ek); A 'seeing' that involves transformation (Response by Paul B. Decock); Reading the Bible amidst the HIV and AIDS pandemic in Botswana (Mmapula Lefa); Why for Naaman and this woman, and not for me? (Response by Kune Biezeveld); Africa and the future of our scholarly past (Jurie H. Le Roux); Exegetes are translators (Response by Rainer Kessler); Can the Church Fathers help us to develop a better approach to the actualisation of scripture? (Paul B. Decock); Seeking the balance between exegesis and actualisation (Response by Hans Snoek); Isaac A. Motaung: conversion and Biblical appropriation in Sesotho (Maarman Samuel Tshehla); Fascination and challenge (Response by Knut Holter); African and European relations at the well: intercultural reading of the Bible through visual art (Anne Marijke Spijkerboer); Of art and it's reception (Response by Mmapula Lefa); Biblical hermeneutics, actualisation and marginality in the new South Africa (Jeremy Punt); A flower without protection (Response by Hans Snoek); Evaluation dialogue and interpretative power (Knut Holter).