The Bible and apartheid : contested interpretations in the history of Christianity in South Africa and beyond.

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Main Author: GRAPER, MORITZ.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Place of publication not identified] HARRASSOWITZ Verlag, 2019.
Series:Studien zur aussereuropäischen Christentumsgeschichte (Asien, Afrika, Lateinamerika) ; Band 32.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Titel; Imprint; Contents; Abbreviations; Foreword: A South African Perspective; Preface by the Author; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Structure, Leading Questions, and Main Theses; 1.2 Methodology and Theoretical Reflections; 1.2.1 The Contextuality of Text and Reader; 1.2.2 The Complementarity of Historical Criticism and Engaged Exegesis; 1.2.3 The Location of Meaning between Text and Reader; 1.2.4 Reception History as Archeology of Biblical Texts; 1.2.5 Methods Used and Time Frame; 1.2.6 Postcolonial Theory and Biblical Interpretation; 1.3 Reflections on My Hermeneutical Location
  • 2 Mapping the Context2.1 Trajectories towards Apartheid; 2.1.1 Colonialism, Racism, and Church Segregation; 2.1.2 British Dominance, Afrikaner Nationalism, and the Poor White Problem; 2.1.3 Kuyper, Missiology, and a Hermeneutical Vacuum; 2.2 South African Churches and Ecumenical Bodies during Apartheid; 2.2.1 Afrikaans-Speaking Reformed Churches; 2.2.2 South African Ecumenical Organizations; 2.2.3 Kairos Theologians and Black Theology; 2.3 History of Research; 3 The Bible and Apartheid; 3.1 Legitimizing Apartheid with Scripture; 3.1.1 Strydom: Die Rasse-Vraagstuk in Suid-Afrika (1941)
  • 3.1.2 van der Merwe: Segregasie en Aparte Woongebiede (1942)3.1.3 Totius: Die Godsdienstige Grondslag van ons Rassebeleid (1944); 3.1.4 Groenewald: Apartheid en Voogdyskap (1947); 3.1.5 Gerdener: Die Naturellevraagstuk (1950); 3.1.6 Du Preez: Die skriftuurlike Grondslag vir Rasseverhoudinge (1955); 3.1.7 Snyman: Rasseverhoudinge in die Skrif (1957); 3.1.8 Ras, Volk en Nasie (1974); 3.1.9 Conclusions; 3.2 Opposing Apartheid with Scripture; 3.2.1 Christian Council: Race-What does the Bible Say? (1952); 3.2.2 Marais: Colour. Unsolved Problem of the West (1952)
  • 3.2.3 Keet: Whither-South Africa? (1955)3.2.4 Geyser: Vertraagde Aksie! (1960); 3.2.5 The Cottesloe Consultation (1960); 3.2.6 A Message to the People of South Africa (1968); 3.2.7 Spro-Cas: Apartheid and the Church (1972); 3.2.8 The Bible and the Relationships between Races and People (1975); 3.2.9 The Koinonia Declaration (1977); 3.2.10 Storm-kompas (1981); 3.2.11 Ope Brief (1982); 3.2.12 The Belhar Confession (1982); 3.2.13 The Kairos Document (1985); 3.2.14 Kerk en Samelewing (1986/1990); 3.2.15 Conclusions; 4 Identity Discourses in Early Christianity and Today
  • 4.1 Social Identity Theory and Terminological IssuesEXCURSUS: "Race" and "Racism" in the Interpretation of Ancient Texts; 4.2 Social Identity in Antiquity; 4.2.1 Exclusiveness and Integretation in Ancient Jewish Literature; 4.2.2 Pluralism and Proto-Racism in Greco-Roman Antiquity; EXCURSUS: Racism in the Classical World?; 4.2.3 A Superordinate Identity "in Christ" in Early Christianity?; EXCURSUS: Gal 3:28; EXCURSUS: Acts 17:26; 4.3 A Jewish Man and a Canaanite Woman (Matt 15:21-28); 4.3.1 Literary and Historical Considerations; 4.3.2 Translation, Structure, and Some Narratological Notes