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Die literêr-historiese lees van 'n teks

D.J. Human

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 20, No 2 (1999), 354-368. doi: 10.4102/ve.v20i2.606

Submitted: 10 August 1999
Published:  10 August 1999


The discussion on methodology in the South African exegetical and hermeneutical debate has not been completed yet. Several contributions during the past six years have kept this debate alive. Nevertheless, the duration of the discussion has brought growth and more understanding for different viewpoints and approaches. The aim of this article is to argue that both literary and historical aspects in the reading of any Old Testament text are important. Although it is not the only text approach, it proposes the literary-historical reading of texts is a comprehensive way to expose and understand Biblical texts.

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D.J. Human, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa



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