Li 520, Bible Translation

We are glad you are interested in taking Bible Translation (Li 520).

This course includes the following:

  • Principles and methodology of Bible translation
  • Practical approaches to specific Bible translation problems
  • History, current trends, and details of current theories about equivalence
  • Analysis of meaning, including components of meaning and multiple senses
  • Overview of steps and procedures in an actual Bible translation project 

If this is your first course at BJU Seminary and you have a bachelor’s degree and are not currently enrolled in any other BJU programs, you can take this class for free. It will still count as credit and lets you experience our classes for yourself. To sign up, you must first apply and be accepted into a BJU Seminary program. For more information, email [email protected] with the subject line “Li 520.”

If you are currently enrolled in BJU Seminary and would like to sign up for this summer course, please follow this link on StudentCentral and search for “Li 520” where indicated. This course, offered every second year in May, is a key part of the Bible Translation and Linguistics concentration in either the Master of Divinity program or the Intercultural Studies MA. This course runs May 9-20, 2022.