Introduction /Julie Claassens and Klaas Spronk The hermeneutics of dignity /Frits de Lange Response /Gerrit Brand Figuring God and humankind : the imago Dei in view of anthropologies in the Old Testament /Hendrik Bosman Response /Klaas Spronk External response: The givenness of human dignity /Beverley E. Mitchell A true disgrace? the representation of violence against women in the Book of Lamentations and in J.M. coetzee's novel Disgrace /L. Juliana M. Claassens Response /Dorothea Erbele-Køster Birth as creation under threat . Biblical-theological reflections on assisted reproductive technologies /Dorothea Erbele-Køster Response /Charlene van der Walt Human dignity, families and violence : the New Testament as resource? /Jeremey Punt Response /Magda Misset-van de Weg External response: A fragile dignity : intercontextual conversation on scripture, family and violence /Elsa Tamez Dignity in the family? Analyzing our ambiguous relationship to the family and theological suggestions towards overcoming it /Petruschka Schaafsma Response /Robert Vosloo Empowering those who suffer domestic violence : the necessity of a different theological imagery /Anne-Claire Mulder Response /Mary-Anne Plaatjies-van Huffel External response: Family and its discontents /Cheryl B. Anderson Missing links in mainline churches : Biblical life stories and their claim in todaýs family preaching /Ciska Stark Response /Ian Nell "Household" (dis)loyalties and violence in Judges 14 and 15 : dignity of gendered and religious "others" in a dialogical theological praxis /D. Xolile Simon and Lee-Ann J. Simon Response /Leo Koffeman Women and honor in Bible and Qur'an /Gø Speelman Response /Yusuf Wagid External response: Fragile dignity : family, honor, scripture /Monica J. Melanchton Reflections on reflections : rights, in/dignity, in/equality, faith; the Bible as universal medicine? /Athalya Brenner.
"The collection of essays is the result of the collaboration between the Protestant Theological University in Kampen, Netherlands and the Faculty of Theology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa"--Introduction.
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Print version: Fragile dignity. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, 2013 vii, 338 pages ; 23 cm.