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Prof J F (Hans) J van Rensburg


Prof J F (Hans) J van Rensburg
Faculty of Humanities 
Department of Religion Studies

Hans van Rensburg retired at the end of 2012 as fulltime employee of UJ, having spent most of his academic career (37 years) as staff member of the former Department of Semitic Languages.

His main research interests at present are the interpretative tradition of Koranic verses, and translation strategies of Arabic translations of the Old Testament. Other domains of interests include texts pertaining to Biblical Hebrew and cognate dialects, and Babylonian-Assyrian wisdom literature. 

Contact Details

Tel:  + 27 (0)11 559 3259
Fax: + 27 (0)11 559 3858
Auckland Park Kingsway Campus: A Ring 6