The Bible, albeit very old, is still one of the most influential books in the world. The texts have been copied and translated a myriad of times over the past 2000 years. Are today's texts still in line with the originals? Bible researcher Mladen Popović (University of Groningen) is looking into these questions. In a video lecture (in Dutch) for the Universiteit van Nederland, Mladen Popović tells more about it.
Through the Universiteit van Nederland, inspiring academics share interesting and new insights from their fields of research by means of short lectures. They bring science to life for a young and wide-ranging public by answering provocative questions in various formats. From dark matter to animals’ experiences of love: just about everything is covered.
Prof. Mladen Popović will continue in his position as Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies for another four years.
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