This minor thoroughly introduces the student in the field of Bible translation in relation to linguistics, contextual theology, exegesis and digital text analysis. The student will be trained in using modern tools from the fascinating world of Digital Humanities. Starting with an introduction in translation studies, the programme enters into Bible translation while using digital tools and research techniques. After discussing contextual theology and hermeneutical questions about Bible translation, the programme finishes with practical exercise in Bible translation.
Take a look at the schedule and course codes.
Registration for this minor is now possible. This minor is open for all Bachelor's students who have knowledge of at least one of the two basic languages of the Bible: Hebrew or Greek.
If you wish to take this minor and you don’t study at the Faculty of Religion and Theology of VU Amsterdam, you do require the approval of the Examination Board of your own study programme.
Foreign students currently not studying at a Dutch university see the page Semester in Amsterdam.
From mid-July onwards, you can register for the courses within the minor.
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
1 semester (30 EC)
FIELD OF INTEREST