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

Why do the ancient texts differ in their translations of אמצים in Zechariah?  
Philip Suciadi Chia
04 August 2022

Original Research

Peculiarities in the Pentecostal tradition: Disciplinal and decolonial perspectives in a South African context  
Mookgo S. Kgatle
26 July 2022

Original Research

The Church as God’s agent in uniting immigrants and natives: A case from Ephesians 2:11–22  
Christopher Magezi
22 July 2022

Original Research

A critical assessment of Church and political engagement in Zimbabwe under the new dispensation  
Christopher Magezi, Kimion Tagwirei
13 July 2022

Original Research

‘I will marry Ruth so that the name of the dead will not be blotted out’: Exploring הסך (hesed) in Ruth 4:1–13  
Damian O. Odo, Collins I. Ugwu
12 July 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: African Hermeneutics

A tale of two Tamars: Domestic violence in the Hebrew Bible  
Yonky Karman
07 July 2022

Original Research

Sustaining pastoral work and welfare in Zimbabwe: Case study of pastors in Masvingo urban  
Kimion Tagwirei
30 June 2022

Original Research - Special Collection: African Hermeneutics

A moral–theological analysis of unethical business practices in Warri through the lens of Proverbs 11:1–6  
Favour C. Uroko
30 June 2022

Original Research

Evangelicalism’s identity crisis: The meaning and application of qōdhesh and hágios for Christian holiness and distinctiveness in a post-Christian South Africa  
Antonio Christian, Alexander D. Soal
22 June 2022

Original Research

Decolonisation – A reading strategy for the African (re-) interpretation of the Old Testament in a (South) African context  
Rudolph de Wet Oosthuizen
20 June 2022
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