Poverty in the book of Proverbs; an African transformational hermeneutic of proverbs on poverty.9781433103278
Poverty in the book of Proverbs Proverbs, book of the Bible. It is a collection of sayings, many of them moral maxims, in no special order. The teaching is of a practical nature; it does not dwell on the salvation-historical traditions of Israel, but is individual and universal based on the ; an African transformational hermeneutic her·me·neu·tic also her·me·neu·ti·cal
[Greek herm of proverbs on poverty.
Kimilike, Lechion Peter.
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Bible and theology in Africa; v.7
The articulations of poverty in the Old Testament book of Proverbs seem to contradict con·tra·dict
v. con·tra·dict·ed, con·tra·dict·ing, con·tra·dicts
1. To assert or express the opposite of (a statement).
2. To deny the statement of. See Synonyms at deny. the very essence of the life setting of African society, says Kimilike (Old Testament and Hebrew, Tumaini U., Tanzania). For Africans, he explains, life is lived holistically, with all its dynamics as one integrated whole. He assesses Western interpretations of poverty and surveys the traditional African proverbial pro·ver·bi·al
1. Of the nature of a proverb.
2. Expressed in a proverb.
3. Widely referred to, as if the subject of a proverb; famous. wisdom on poverty as background, then sets out his transformational hermeneutic.
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