ABOUT EEP TALSTRA CENTRE FOR BIBLE AND COMPUTER
The Eep Talstra Centre for Bible and Computer is a research center at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Theology. The ETCBC develops and maintains an advanced syntactic database of the Hebrew Bible and researches issues related to Ancient Hebrew, Aramaic, and Syriac syntax and exegesis by applying computational and statistical methods.
MASTER OF ARTS
The ETCBC offers an MA specialization in Biblical Studies and Digital Humanities.
Studying Syriac manuscripts in Minnesota
By Geert Jan Veldman MA, Zwolle It happened often in conversations in the more southern parts of the United States of America, that a conversation partner asked me something like “Why on earth you want to visit one of the coldest parts of mainland USA?”, when I...
In Memoriam: James K. Aitken (1968-2023)
By Srecko Koralija It was with great sadness that I received the news that on Friday the 7th of April my PhD supervisor and professor James Aitken passed away after his second major heart attack. He was widely recognized as an outstanding scholar. He studied at the...
Could robots be religious?
On 12 December 2022 the Faculty of Religion and Theology of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the research institute and CLUE+ organized a workshop centered around the provocative question: could robots be religious? The timing couldn’t be more appropriate: about...