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Poverty in the book of Proverbs : an African transformational hermeneutic of proverbs on poverty

Author: Lechion Peter Kimilike
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©2008.
Series: Bible and theology in Africa, v. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lechion Peter Kimilike
ISBN: 9781433103278 1433103273
OCLC Number: 199455079
Description: xi, 381 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: African Biblical hermeneutics and the poverty of challenge --
Is there a new poverty paradigm in the Book of Proverbs? --
Staggering questions on the interpreter's context in studies --
Primary transformational consideration on African proverbs --
Strategy in the interpretation of Biblical proverbs --
The structure of the book --
The nature of the sources for the study --
Scope and limitations of the study --
Africa today : leave no poor kinsfolk behind! --
Western interpretations of poverty in the Book of Proverbs --
Contemporary responses to the challenge of poverty in Africa --
Challenging poverty through returning to African values --
African proverbs on poverty --
The transformative nature of African proverbs on poverty --
Prospects for progress for post-independent 21st century Africa --
Cross-cultural models in Biblical interpretation --
Compatibility of Old Testament and African proverbs --
Apparent worldview similarities --
Criteria for the choice of particular Old Testament proverbs --
Social interrelationships and poverty in Proverbs 13:7, 13:18, 19:7, and 21:13 --
Economic determinants of poverty in Proverbs 13:23, 22:16, 23:10-11, and 28:8 --
The political situations concerning poverty in Proverbs 22:7, 28:3, 28:15, and 29:14 --
The religious orientation regarding poverty in Proverbs 14:31, 17:5, 22:2, and 29:13 --
'Tying the knot' --
The need to bring the Old Testament and Africa together --
Implications for the teaching of the Old Testament in Africa.
Series Title: Bible and theology in Africa, v. 7.
Responsibility: Lechion Peter Kimilike.
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