Get the Most Out of Your Research Trip: Advice for First-Time Archive Researchers

Biblical scholarship, Biblical criticism with Humanities are branches of knowledge that concern themselves with human beings and their culture or with analytic and critical methods of inquiry derived from an appreciation of human values and of the unique ability of the human spirit to express itself and are concerned to avoid dogma and bias by applying a non-sectarian, reason-based judgment, trying to reconstruct history according to contemporary understanding. Studying aspects of human society and culture, based on historical findings and available documents, using the grammar, structure, development, and relationship of language to identify such characteristics as the Bible’s literary structure, its genre, its context, meaning, authorship, and origins.

Digging in words, theories and artefacts

The Bijbelvorser or Bibleresearcher A “Bijbelvorser” is a person who does “vorsen”  or does research, study the Bible, explores, delves into the Bible. A “Bijbelvorser”, a Bibleresearcher or Biblestudent is a person who tries to do diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into the subject of Biblical matters in order to discover or revise facts, […]

Bible in the first place #1/3

Bible, Word of God, God-breathed Scriptures, valuable for teaching the truth, convicting of sin, correcting faults and training in right living;  feeder of wisdom. As Bible researcher you perhaps could say I am predisposed and all my findings would be biased because I do believe that God has spoken in history, and that by inspiration […]

Position of the Bible researcher

As ‘Bijbelvorser’ or Bible researcher the person looking to get to know more about the Biblical truth is willing to compare the truths that the Word of God reveals with the scientific findings and the sayings of men. The researcher does hope that the Biblical research can become a voyage of discovery. For, like an […]