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The Bible in Arabic: Digital Resources and Future Challenges

Sara Schulthess
Published Online: 2019-07-15 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2019-0016


The aim of this article is to discuss the current state of Arabic Bible studies from a Digital Humanist perspective. It presents an overview of the current existing digital resources, such as digital manuscript collections, and underlines the importance of developing digital projects for the study of Arabic versions of the Bible with a focus on the New Testament. It will also shed light on future challenges and the urgent needs of the scientific field in order to harness the full potential of digital scholarship.

Keywords: Arabic versions; New Testament manuscripts; Digital Humanities; Collaborative; Digital edition; Open access


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About the article

Received: 2019-04-01

Accepted: 2019-05-29

Published Online: 2019-07-15

Citation Information: Open Theology, Volume 5, Issue 1, Pages 217–226, ISSN (Online) 2300-6579, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2019-0016.

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