Old Testament Essays

Current Issue

Vol. 34 No. 3 (2021)
Published January 16, 2022

ISSN 2312-3621

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Preliminary Page and Table of Content

669-676
Preliminary Pages
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Editorial

Jaco Gericke
677-680
Editorial
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Articles

Joshua J Spoelstra
681-695
An Inverted Type-Scene? Setting Parameters around a Jacob Cycle Sister-Wife Story
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Orly Keren, Hagit Taragan
696-717
Jonadab son of Shimeah: A Figure Wrapped in Controversy
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Nicholas J. Campbell
718-740
Counting the Jeremiahs: Machine Learning and the Jeremiah Narratives
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June Dickie
741-767
What “Persuades” God to Respond to the Psalmist’s Cry? Use of Rhetorical Devices Related to “Vows of Future Praise” in Some Psalms of Lament
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CHRISTO DONIWEN PIETERSEN
768-788
Re-interpreting Deuteronomy to Empower Women (of South Africa)
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Shaul Bar
789-805
Death by Stoning in the Hebrew Bible and in Post-Biblical Traditions
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Robert Wafawanaka
806-834
Toxic Masculinity in Africa and the Bible: The Strong-man Model and the Co-optation of Feminist Biblical Interpretation
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Juliana Claassens
835-848
The Ethical Obligation to Disrupt: Facing the Bloody City in Nahum 3:1-7
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Kang Bin
849-870
Rhetoric of Honour and Shame in Understanding the Fate of the King of Tyre in Ezek 28:1–19
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Hans-Georg Wuench
871-887
“Dismiss All Foreign Wives!” The Under-standing of the Torah in Ezra‒Nehemiah as a Step towards Exclusive Judaism
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Louis Cloete Jonker
888-901
Community Leadership, Diaspora, and Ezra-Nehemiah: Continuing the Conversation with Gary Knoppers
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Barbara Leung Lai
902-914
Making Some Sense of the Paradox: Polyphony, Conflicting Ideologies, Dialogism, and the Dialectic Dynamics of Ecclesiastes
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Paba De Andrado
915-935
Reconciliation in the Templeless Age: : The Servant as Sanctuary in Isa 53
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C Wynand Retief
936-960
The Anti-Yahweh Label laššāw’ in Jeremiah (PART 1)
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Book Reviews

Izaak J. L. Connoway
961-964
Book Review
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