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Old Testament Essays

On-line version ISSN 2312-3621
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Abstract

FARISANI, Elelwani B.. A dialogue between The Africana Bible (Fortress, 2010) and the Africa Bible Commentary (Zondervan, 2006) on Ezra-Nehemiah. Old testam. essays [online]. 2014, vol.27, n.3, pp.879-895. ISSN 2312-3621.

This article critically engages with the articles/chapters on Ezra-Nehemiah in both The Africana Bible (Fortress, 2010), and the Africa Bible Commentary (Zondervan, 2006). First, the paper looks at the rationale, structure, content, contributors and methodology of each commentary. Second, the paper critically engages with each commentary's article on Ezra-Nehemiah, namely Nupanga Weanzana (Africa Bible Commentary) and Herbert Marbury (The Africana Bible). Finally, the paper spells out the significance of such a discussion/dialogue for African Biblical Hermeneutics.

Keywords : Ezra; Nehemia; hermeneutics; Africana Bible; Afcrica Bible Commentary.

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