One of the themes characterizing the book of Proverbs is that of righteousness. What does it mean to be righteous? This article looks at the meaning of righteousness in the book of Proverbs. It shows how righteousness relates to the law of Moses, and how righteousness manifests itself in social life.
This article evaluates three models that seek to date the exodus and Israel's conquest of Canaan. It evaluates the immigration, revolt, and two-phase conquest model.
The question of origins is important for the identity of man and his worldview. The creation account as recorded in Genesis 1:1-3 has been challenged from three perspectives. This article examines these three challenges. It also evaluates the restitution theory, which tries to explain the chaos of Genesis 1:1-3. It shows the importance of the Genesis account by pointing to the theology of creation.
At its beginning stages textual criticism aimed at establishing the text as the author wished to have it presented to the public. Modern textual criticism has taken a different turn. This article looks at five aims in the study of textual criticism within OT studies.