Verbum et Ecclesia is a theological research journal that challenges traditional discourses within and between the fields of biblical, religious, social and human sciences as well as the constructive engagement with the natural sciences. It is an instrument of engagement between theological disciplines, on the one hand, and theology and other disciplines, on the other. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

The ‘righteousness of the children of God’ according to the First Epistle of John  
Dirk G. van der Merwe
30 November 2023

Original Research

The true vine and the branches: Exploring the community ideation in John 15:1–16:3  
Godibert K. Gharbin, Ernest Van Eck
29 November 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Morality in history

An ethics of responsibility and the origin of morality  
Anton A. van Niekerk
28 November 2023

Original Research

(Mis)leading by the spirit: Transforming African spiritualities and political leadership  
Kimion Tagwirei
28 November 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Morality in history

A reflection on morality and religion  
Jaco Beyers
27 November 2023

Original Research - Special Collection: Morality in history

Karl Marx’s moral philosophy and critical views of Western morality  
Chris Jones
22 November 2023

Original Research

Old Testament measures for quelling resource wars: Panacea for the Nigerian experience  
Collins I. Ugwu, Uchenna V. Eze
21 November 2023

Original Research

An ‘undervalued’ salvation oracle in the book of Jeremiah: Jeremiah 50:4–5 (Masoretic text)  
Marius D. Terblanche
21 November 2023

Original Research

The question of Mark 13 as an apocalypse  
Marius Nel
21 November 2023

Original Research

Why is there an אָשָׁם sacrifice in Leviticus 14?  
Esias E. Meyer
21 November 2023
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Press Release: Another addition to AOSIS’s journal portfolio: African Journal of Pentecostal Studies


AOSIS is pleased to announce the latest addition to our journal portfolio: African Journal of Pentecostal Studies. The journal is an international, open access publication that covers a broad range of topics related to Pentecostalism, neo-Pentecostalism and related renewal movements in Africa and other parts of the world. We invite you to peruse the journal’s website and consider submitting your next manuscript. Read the call.

Posted: 2023-11-24

Book Release: New book: Biblical Theology of prayer in the Old Testament


Watch the overview of the latest open-access book in the ‘Reformed Theology in Africa Series’ – ‘Biblical Theology of Prayer in the Old Testament’. Co-editor Albert J Coetsee takes you through the essence of this scholarly work, published in partnership with North-West University in South Africa. Download PDF: https://shorturl.at/hqQ24. Watch intro video: https://tinyurl.com/47u8k26j

Posted: 2023-11-02

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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Posted: 2022-01-28
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