march, 2021

tue30mar2:00 pmtue3:30 pmExploring the Continuum of Modern Bible Translating Motives, Methods, Media & Models - Ernest Wendland

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Ernst R. Wendland earned a B.A. in Biblical Languages from Northwestern College (Wisconsin), an M.A. in Linguistics and a Ph.D. in African Languages and Literature from the University of Wisconsin, and a Master of Sacred Theology from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. Ernst has lived in Zambia since 1962 and been an instructor at Lusaka Lutheran Seminary since 1968. A former United Bible Societies Translation Consultant in Zambia, he serves (since 1999) as Professor Extraordinary in the Department of Ancient Studies at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, a dissertation examiner in Zambian languages for the University of Zambia’s Department of Literature and Languages, and as Adjunct Professor (thesis supervisor/examiner) at South African Theological Seminary and several other universities. Ernst is on the editorial review board of a number of academic journals. His research interests include various aspects of Bible translation as well as structural, stylistic, poetic, and rhetorical studies in biblical texts and/or the Bantu languages of South-Central Africa. He maintains a website of publications and related resources at:



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