By Dick Boer
‘Delivery from slavery’: those phrases, taken from a Dutch labour move track, completely map onto the Bible’s crucial problem. also they are just like the Torah’s keyword: ‘I am YHWH, your God, who introduced you out of Egypt, out of the home of bondage' (Ex 20:2).
The phrases are invoked right here to function an axiom to be brought into the trendy interval. The watchword ‘delivery from slavery’ interprets the biblical message of the exodus from slavery into the idea and perform of a latest liberation stream. the current paintings argues that biblical theology is the try and ‘update’ the ‘language of the message’. It searches for a language that attends to the worries of today’s global whereas ‘preserving’ the worries that initially prompted biblical language.
Dick Boer, Dr. theol. , theologian, retired professor on the collage of Amsterdam. He has released monographs on 'theology and ideology', the background of contemporary theology and Karl Barth.
All attracted to biblical theology, philosophy and Marxism.