Insiders and outsiders and a hermeneutic of resonance
In this article, the author once again reflected on her personal and existential experience of
frequent visits to African countries as well as to Israel-Palestine. The article focuses on the
issues of outsiders becoming effective allies to the cultures they are visiting, teaching and
researching by listening to other understandings and interpretations of biblical texts, Jesus’
parables specifically. It is an appropriate tribute to Yolanda Dreyer because of Prof. Dreyer’s
involvement and significant contributions in issues of social justice, both academically and
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