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Review Of Machingura, Francis: The Messianic Feeding Of The Masses. An Analysis Of John 6 In The Context Of Messianic Leadership In Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, Mussa Muneja Dec 2014

Review Of Machingura, Francis: The Messianic Feeding Of The Masses. An Analysis Of John 6 In The Context Of Messianic Leadership In Post-Colonial Zimbabwe, Mussa Muneja

Mussa Muneja

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“Hiv/Aids And The Bible In Tanzania: A Contextual Re-Reading Of 2 Samuel 13:1-14:33, Mussa Simom Muneja Jan 2013

“Hiv/Aids And The Bible In Tanzania: A Contextual Re-Reading Of 2 Samuel 13:1-14:33, Mussa Simom Muneja

Mussa Muneja

It is arguably clear that the AIDS epidemic has infected and affected our world in radical ways. Although every sector, including Biblical Studies, has come to its ‘senses’, by realising the urgency to respond; there still appears to be inadequate contextual engagement with the biblical text to stimulate empowering and transformative readings of the Bible. This case study is aimed to contribute to scholarship by determining the extent to which the church, the academy and Persons with HIV have adhered to stigmatising interpretations. The theoretical framework used, was the reader response method as applied within the context of African theology ...


Review Of Sefan Hoschelle, Christian Remnant—African Folk Church: Seventh-Day Adventism In Tanzania 1903-1980,, Mussa Muneja Jan 2012

Review Of Sefan Hoschelle, Christian Remnant—African Folk Church: Seventh-Day Adventism In Tanzania 1903-1980,, Mussa Muneja

Mussa Muneja

No abstract provided.


Review Of Barry L. Callen, Beneath The Surface: Reclaiming The Old Testament For Today’S Christian, Mussa Muneja Jan 2012

Review Of Barry L. Callen, Beneath The Surface: Reclaiming The Old Testament For Today’S Christian, Mussa Muneja

Mussa Muneja

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Cakes, Rape And Power Games: A Feminist Reading Of Story Of Tamar (1 Samuel 13:1-19, Mussa Muneja Jan 2006

Cakes, Rape And Power Games: A Feminist Reading Of Story Of Tamar (1 Samuel 13:1-19, Mussa Muneja

Mussa Muneja

This paper examines avidly the trends of male power and how it affects negatively the disadvantaged, who are mostly females. It uses the case of Tamar in the Old Testament to make its argument in relevance to people who live in the 2 I" century. The essay employs feminist methods of Biblical interpretation. This is the best assumed approach since it is a woman [Tamar] who was grossly abused sexually by a man [Amnon] to meet political ends. After that, the paper advances to dissect visible and invisible characters as they responded to the rape of Tamar by Amnon. Each ...