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Contextualized Old Testament scholarship in Africa

Knut Holter

Contextualized Old Testament scholarship in Africa

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Published by Acton Publishers in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [116]-134).

StatementKnut Holter.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23188469M
ISBN 109966888667
LC Control Number2009349211
OCLC/WorldCa316517433

(This article was written in Kenya, East Africa.) The Bible's life-giving message, in order to be meaningful to Africans, must be served in an African cup. But, so as not to develop into heresy, as it has in so many cases among the liberal religionists, the text of the Bible cannot be allowed to be swallowed up by the various cultures it confronts.


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