Free eBook: History of the OTSSA – Jurie le Roux

Download it here. http://hdl.handle.net/2263/60030 The road which the OTSSA has traversed can broadly be divided into three periods. The first was the era of the pioneers and stretched from about 1957 to 1971. It was the era of important South African scholars like...

A major intellectual event – Jurie le Roux

This year, the Old Testament Society of South Africa (OTSSA) celebrates its sixtieth year of existence and in the next months we will highlight this event in different ways. The OTSSA was and still is more than just an organization that meets once a year but is a...

‘And the iron gates opened by themselves…’ – Tanya van Wyk

Sisters and Brothers, At the start of her ministry, one of my friends was called to a congregation in Namibia. A lot her work consisted of visiting some of the congregants – farmers. She would travel far and once she arrived, would have to open one gate after the...

Die Ou Testament is die waarheid – Gerda de Villiers

Inleiding Daar is baie dinge in die Ou Testament wat nie ‘histories bewys’ kan word nie. Ons kan byvoorbeeld dink aan die voortgaande debat tussen evolusie en kreasionisme, of die Sondvloed werklik plaasgevind het, en of stukkies ark wat in Turkye opgetel is, werklik...