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In die Skriflig

versão On-line ISSN 1018-6441

In Skriflig (Online) vol.43 no.4 Cape Town Jan. 2009

 

ORIGINAL RESEARCH

 

Feminist interpretation in the context of reformational theology: A consideration

 

Feministiese interpretasie in die konteks van reformatoriese teologie: 'n Oorweging

 

 

C. Nunes; H.J.M. van Deventer

Subject Group Theology, Vaal Triangle Campus, North-West University, VANDERBIJLPARK. E-mail: tyronnenunes@yahoo.com. Hans.VanDeventer@nwu.ac.za

 

 


ABSTRACT

This article explores the contribution that Biblical interpretation from a feminist perspective may make in the context of reformational theology. After an overview of the diverse nature of feminist Biblical interpretation that in itself stems from specific developments in hermeneutics, this article explores the contributions made by two prominent scholars in this field, namely Schüssler-Fiorenza and Trible. These contributions are then brought to bear on the South African situation and the debate on the role of women in the church. A suggestion is made as to the contribution that the work of Schüssler-Fiorenza and Trible can make in this context.


OPSOMMING

Hierdie artikel ondersoek die bydrae wat Bybelinterpretasie vanuit 'n feministiese perspektief kan maak binne die konteks van reformatoriese teologie. Na 'n oorsig rakende die diverse aard van feministiese Bybelinterpretasie, wat op sigself voortspruit uit ontwikkelings binne die hermeneutiek, ontgin hierdie artikel die bydraes van twee prominente navorsers in hierdie veld, naamlik Schüssler-Fiorenza en Trible. Hierdie bydraes word dan in verband gebring met die Suid-Afrikaanse situasie en die debat oor die rol van vroue in die kerk. 'n Voorstel word gemaak rakende 'n bydrae wat die werk van Schüssler-Fiorenza en Trible in hierdie konteks kan lewer.


 

 

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