Hebrew Language #13 Hebrew Literature #10 Exegesis

The aim of the grammatical studies of the Spanish school was ultimately exegesis. This had already been cultivated in the East. In the 9th century Ḥīvī of Balkh wrote a rationalistic treatise [A fragment of such a work, probably emanating from the school of Ḥīvī was found by Schechter and published in J.Q.R., xiii. 345 […]

Hebrew Language #6 Hebrew Literature #3 Halakhah

Halakhah We must now return to the 2nd century. During the period which followed the later canonical books, not only was translation, and therefore exegesis, cultivated, but even more the amplification of the Law. According to Jewish teaching Halakhah. (e.g. Abhoth i. 1) Moses received on Mount Sinai not only the written Law as set […]

Hebrew Language #4 Hebrew Literature #1 Old Testament

Hebrew Literature by Arthur Ernest Cowley Old Testament-Scriptures. Properly speaking, “Hebrew Literature” denotes all works written in the Hebrew language. In catalogues and bibliographies, however, the expression is now generally used, conveniently if incorrectly, as synonymous with Jewish literature, including all works written by Jews in Hebrew characters, whether the language be Aramaic, Arabic or […]

Bestaat er iets als Christelijk fundamentalisme

Jazeker. Met de jaren zijn er heel wat fundamentalistische groeperingen geweest in het Christendom. Hiervan maakten sommigen zoveel schuldig als huidige groepen zoals, de Taliban en Boko Haram. De ergste Christen fundamentalisten kunnen wij vinden vanaf de 7° eeuw waarbij men vond dat men een zogenaamde rechtvaardige oorlog (bellum justum) uitvoerde omdat men tegen “boosaardige” […]

Theological Interpretation of Scripture and Biblical Criticism: Childs and Wellhausen

Looking at: On what grounds — theological or historical — Brevard Childs denied Julius Wellhausen’s basic two-part plotline of Israel’s religious history.

De verzoening in type en antitype 1 Offers en hogepriesters

Het Goddelijk Woord drukt, zoals al opgemerkt, veel van zijn leer in symbolische taal, zoals gelijkenissen en figuratief uitgedrukte profetieën. Maar daarnaast zijn er een aantal typische incidenten en afspraken die bedoeld zijn om Gods volk te helpen een beter begrip van Zijn doelen te krijgen. Dat houd in dat bepaalde personen en groepen van […]

Missional hermeneutics 2/5

Quest for self-understanding With the realization that people have the ability themselves to appeal through meaningful reality, to perceive senses, understand and communicate, ie to give understanding , we as Bible Researchers, in such humanity open to all cultures and keep constantly training ourselves. Our ability to understand our prudence is primarily a capacity to […]