SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.27 issue2When historical minimalism becomes philosophical maximalismWisdom of life as way of life: The Wisdom of Jesus Sirach as a case in point author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Old Testament Essays

On-line version ISSN 2312-3621
Print version ISSN 1010-9919

Abstract

HOLTER, Knut. Pregnancy and Psalms: Aspects of the healing ministry of a Nigerian prophet. Old testam. essays [online]. 2014, vol.27, n.2, pp.428-443. ISSN 2312-3621.

The essay analyses the healing ministry of a prophet operating within one of the African Instituted Churches in Nigeria, and it focuses on his instrumental use of texts from the biblical Book of Psalms - read "into " olive oil and water - in connection with personal crises in relation to pregnancy. With some theory from glocal studies and postcolonial biblical hermeneutics, the prophet's use of Psalms texts is related to the development of a contextually sensitive biblical studies.

        · text in English     · English ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License