Robert Setio

Robert Setio
Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana | UKDW · Faculty of Theology

Ph.D

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Robert Setio is Associate Professor of First Testament studies at the Faculty of Theology, Duta Wacana Christian University. He is currently writing on ancestor veneration practices in ancient Israel and in Indonesia. He is also actively involved in Christian-Muslim dialogue. He has great interest in postcolonial, postmodern, globalisation, ideological criticism issues.

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Natural restoration poses a current theological challenge. Readings that support adaptation, mitigation and recovery efforts are the purpose of writing articles to respond to these challenges. The method used in reading the selected text, namely Genesis 26:12-33, is eco hermeneutic as proposed by Norman Charles Habel. The results showed that Gerar...
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By not explicitly prohibiting slavery has created the impression that the Bible does accept slavery. This paper intended to examine the biblical texts that raise the idea of slavery. Its main focus was texts in the Old Testament. These texts would be examined by considering the ancient Middle Eastern cultural setting. This paper would also bring to...
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This article discusses how inter-religious studies is conducted in Indonesia. A case in point is Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies (ICRS). As one of the founders, Duta Wacana Christian University (UKDW), has its own contributions for ICRS. The Faculty of Theology that plays the actual role as UKDW’s representation in ICRS has made ICRS a...
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Anthropocentrism has received many challenges since the publication of the famous article by Lynn White, Jr. in 1967. Yet, since then there has been no significant changes with regard to human attitude towards nature. Human beings still perceive nature as their tool whose existence is to serve their own interests. When the COVID-19 pandemic hits th...
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Death does not mark the end of the relationship between the dead and the living. The bereaved family members receive help, strength and memories of the past, as well as an awareness of being part of a family lineage, from the deceased. The deceased receive respect, sustainability, and higher status than another human from their descendants. In soci...
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Because of its cryptic nature apocalypse Daniel 7 has been interpreted in many ways. Often it is linked to the end of time teachings. This kind of interpretation is problematic. First, while emphasizing the dark side of the prophecy, it fails to capture its main intention which is optimism toward the future. Second, apocalypse contains dualistic id...
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The book of Hosea is one among a few books in the First Testament that gives rise to the diversity of interpretations. The text contains some language problems which prevent clear meaning. Its use of pornographic imagery as metaphor for the wrong doers has also provoked disagreements among the interpreters. Scholars throughout the ages have tried t...
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A collection of writings in honour of Prof. J.B. Banawiratma, an Indonesian theologian who has been tirelessly promoting liberation theology in Indonesia and Asia. The writers come from academic and social work backgrounds. They share their vision of social transformation according to their respective areas of work and disciplines.
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As the day of European missionaries has gone, there is a huge challenge for Indonesian Christians to find their own model of Christianity through Contextualization. Thus far, Contextualization has done a lot in changing Western theological paradigm which is typically cynical to the local culture inherited from the ancestors so revered by the local...
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Fenomena yang sangat mencolok dalam dunia pendidikan teologi di Indonesia akhir-akhir ini adalah banyaknya sekolah-sekolah teologi baru yang muncul berdampingan dengan sekolah-sekolah teologi yang sudah ada terlebih dahulu. Sepengetahuan penulis, saat ini sudah ada lebih daripada 300 sekolah teologi. Sebagian besar dari sekolah-sekolah itu berada d...
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Glasgow, 1993.