The Stavanger Campus of VID Specialized University has restructured its Master’s programs, and now offers a new Master of Theology and Religious Studies, with Bible Translation as one of the tracks of specialization. In a two years program, students are exposed to advanced perspectives—of method, theory, and hermeneutics—on Bible Translation, preparing for service as translator or communicator of the Bible, or for PhD studies in the field.
Centre for Mission and Global Studies, VID Specialized University, Stavanger, organized a workshop on Contextuality and African Biblical Studies, Thursday 7. June, with participants from South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Sweden, and Norway.
On June 6th, Rev Zephania Shila Nkesela (Tanzania) publicly defended his PhD thesis, “A Maasai Encounter with the Bible: Nomadic Lifestyle as a Hermeneutical Question,” on June 6, 2018, in the Major Aula, VID Specialized University, Stavanger, Norway. Read More
The encounter between Africa and the Bible has for many years been a key research field for biblical scholars in Stavanger, and this website aims at presenting some of the research and networking activities of the Stavanger colleagues.