an interface between socially engaged biblical and theological scholars, organic intellectuals, and local communities of the poor, working-class, and marginalised. Together we use biblical and theological resources for individual and social transformation.
In particular, check out two pages in the resources section: Academic Resources and Practical Resources. I’ve listed the contents below for each but you’ll need to go to their website to access the links:
John 9 and HIV
Matthew 20 and Day Labourers
Esther and Contextual Bible Study method.
1. Other academic resources
James, G.L. Tell it like it is! The case to include the story of the rape of Tamar in children’s Bibles as an awareness tool.
Kumalo, S. “THE PEOPLE SHALL GOVERN”: NOW THEY HAVE ONLY THE POSSIBILITY TO VOTE
Kumalo, S. The palace, the parish and the power: Church-State relations in Rwanda and the genocide
Kumalo, S.Transforming South African Methodism: The”Journey to the New Land” Programme 1992-1997.
West, G. O. (1997). Reading on the Boundaries: reading 2 Samuel 21: 1-14 with Rizpah. Scriptura, 63, 527-537.
West, G. O. (2006a). Contextual Bible reading: a South African case study. Analecta Bruxellensia, 11, 131-148.
West, G. O., & Zondi-Mabizela, P. (2004). The Bible story that became a campaign: the Tamar Campaign in South Africa (and beyond). Ministerial Formation, 103, 4-12.
West, G. O., Zondi-Mabizela, P., Maluleke, M., Khumalo, H., Matsepe, P. S., & Naidoo, M. (2004).Rape in the House of David: the biblical story of Tamar as a resource for transformation Agenda, 61, 36-41.
West, G. O. (2007). Thabo Mbek’s Bible: the role of religion in the South African public realm after liberation October, draft paper.
3. Tamar Campaign: Contextual Bible Study Manual on Gender-based Violence
4. “Economic Matters” Contextual Bible Studies series
5. “Redemptive Masculinity” Contextual Bible Studies series
6. Workshop presentations of Contextual Bible Study methodology
“Mark 12″ Contextual Bible Study
“Redemptive Masculinities” Contextual Bible Study
7. Contextual Bible Studies on “Land”
8. Bible studies by Prof Tinyiko Maluleke (Unisa) published in Challenge Magazine
Reconciliation: its Beneficiaries and its Victims
Behold and Beware! The Poor are Standing at the Gates!
Beyond the Politics of the Stomach
Three Models of Manhood: In Search of Real Men
Crowd Control or Compassionate Ministry? Aspects of a New Model of Ministry
Christmas: What’s Love Got to Do with It?
Defenseless Baby Jesus in the Midst of the Defenseless Children of the World
Maids, Madams and Adams: the Unfinished Story of Martha and Mary
9. An Indian contextual Bible study on state land acquisition
Lately, we’ve been developing the Bible and Mission resources section of the microsite. Last week Wycliffe Bible Translators’ Eddie Arthur suggested that this section would “keep anyone in reading material for the next decade or two.” We are working on it Eddie!!
Here are some blogs we’ve come across that have dealt in some way with the themes of the Bible and mission, and missional hermeneutics. Let us know if there are more:
The wonderful people at Tyndale House have put online over 50 years worth of articles from the Tyndale Bulletin archive. This has been a key scholarly resource since its beginnings in 1956 so it is fantastic to have it all (apart from the latest three years) up there for all the world to access. There is no search function as such but you can always look for stuff using Ctrl-f.
Here’s what I found searching for ‘nations’:
Israel and the Nations: An Essay in Biblical Theology
Charles H.H. Scobie
God and His People in the Nation’s History: A Contextualised Reading of Amos 1 & 2
M. Daniel Carroll R.
Eschatology and Ethics: The Future of Israel and the Nations in Romans 15:1-13
The Destiny of the Nations in Revelation 21:1–22:5: A Reconsideration
‘I Am Against You’: Yahweh’s Judgement on the Nations and its Ancient Near Eastern Context
Malachi 1:11 and the Worship of the Nations in the Old Testament
Miss J. G. Baldwin