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Volume 32, October 2021

27 01, 2022

Book Review: Origins: The Ancient Impact and Modern Implications of Genesis 1–11 by Paul Copan and Douglas Jacoby

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The controversies surrounding the book of Genesis have lasted for millennia and show no signs of abating anytime soon. Incontrovertibly, few exegetical matters require as much circumspection and pastoral sensitivity ...

27 01, 2022

Book Review: Majority World Perspectives on Christian Mission, edited by Nico A. Botha and Eugene Baron

2022-01-27T11:58:35+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

The book is a compendium of extracts from the Majority Christian Leaders Conversation with a “rich diversity of perspectives on mission.” The material has 241 pages and contains 13 articles ...

27 01, 2022

The Prologue of John: A Conceptual Framework for African Public Theological Discourse

2022-01-27T11:55:37+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

One of the recurring concerns in public theology is the possibility of arriving at a normative methodology. Some are of the opinion that a normative methodology is not necessary, while ...

27 01, 2022

Engaging Youth Worldviews in Africa: A Practical Theology in Light of John 4

2022-01-27T11:54:26+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

This essay problematizes worldview engagement in Africa from a Kenyan context. The author suggests that robust youth engagement must straddle the traditional/animistic, modern, atheistic, and postmodern worldviews. The essay approaches ...

27 01, 2022

Exegetical and Theological Reflections on John 10:1-18: Implications for Contemporary African Christian Leadership

2022-01-27T11:53:19+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

One of the major challenges facing the contemporary African society (and church) is ineffective leadership. The problem of leadership in Africa has led to an increased scholarly interest in the ...

27 01, 2022

Of Sheep, Shepherds, and Temples: A Social Identity Reading of the Good Shepherd Paroemia on the Way to a Destroyed Temple

2022-01-27T11:52:10+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

The Good Shepherd paroemia of John 10 is often read as an inserted soliloquy between the once-blind-man of John 9 and Jesus’s actions in the temple at the Feast of ...

27 01, 2022

Spiritual Birth, Living Water, and New Creation: Mapping Life-Giving Metaphors in the Fourth Gospel

2022-02-01T10:53:41+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

The Gospel of John contains various memorable metaphors, drawing on the lived realities of its audience to encapsulate the depths of its Christology and central message. Seamlessly interwoven into the ...

27 01, 2022

Denial Versus Betrayal: A Case Study Analysis of Simon Peter and Judas Iscariot in the Fourth Gospel

2022-02-01T10:51:30+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

This journal article undertakes a case study analysis of Simon Peter and Judas Iscariot in the Fourth Gospel. A review of the extant academic literature indicates this is a relevant ...

27 01, 2022

The Purpose of σημεῖα καὶ τέρατα in the Gospel of John: A Socio-Rhetorical Reading of John 4:46–54

2022-02-01T10:42:33+02:00Jan 27th, 2022|

This article contributes to the critical issue of “signs” in the Gospel of John. It discusses the purpose of the synonym σημεῖα καὶ τέρατα in John 4:46–54 as a factor ...

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