Explore our latest published open-access scholarly books – December 2023
AOSIS Scholarly Books is pleased to announce the latest addition of six new open-access scholarly books to our catalogue. These publications represent the latest scholarly research and insights. For a comprehensive view of all our latest releases, kindly click the button below.You are also welcome to submit your book proposal to AOSIS Scholarly Books by downloading the book proposal form from our website for publication consideration.
Edited by Francois P Viljoen and Albert J Coetsee
This publication deals with a Biblical Theology of prayer based on the New Testament. It forms the second of a two-volume publication, dealing with the concept of prayer in the Old and New Testament, respectively. This volume explores prayer and worship in early Jewish tradition, covering eleven chapters on New Testament corpora. The conclusion synthesises findings from the Old and New Testament investigations to offer a theological perspective on the development of the concept of prayer throughout Scripture. Learn more.
Edited by Neal Petersen, Adri du Toit, Elsa Mentz, and Robert J Balfour
This scholarly book highlights the theory–practice divide in education and health care professions, leading to novice practitioners leaving their professions. It emphasises the attrition of first-year students due to struggles with social integration and academic content. These challenges are addressed through work-integrated learning excursions, employing cooperative learning and problem-based learning strategies. The book contributes to the scholarship of self-directed learning, aiming to impact education and health sciences praxis. Learn more.
Edited by Lynn Preston and Wanda van der Merwe
The Six Bricks® initiative is a teaching and learning method that encourages focused engagement in the classroom by all learners, from the Foundation Phase to adolescence. By using six simple, colourful DUPLO® playing bricks, an element of play is introduced into a scenario that naturally guides all individuals toward concentration and interaction. Learn more.
Edited by Albert J Coetsee, Sarel van der Walt, and D Francois Muller
This book investigates the contemporary relevance of the Belgic Confession. Following a concise introductory chapter, the contributing scholars have grouped the 37 Articles of the Belgic Confession together, covering the complete confession across 12 chapters. Learn more.
Author: Victor Lonu Budha
Scholars have offered insight into the Davidic Covenant and the future hope for Israel. However, their works up to this point have overlooked a detailed influence of 2 Samuel 7 on Ezekiel 34 and 37. Learn more.
Edited by Philip La Grange Du Toit and Alfred R Brunsdon
Post-coronadisease 2019 (COVID-19) realities are challenging leaders in all spheres of society in many ways. From the onset of the pandemic, leaders on every level were challenged to provide appropriate guidance in the face of new and adverse realities. The authors explore post-COVID-19 leadership through various lenses, emphasising the African context, aiming to contribute to a re-imagined vision of leaders for post-pandemic societies. Learn more.