Magnar Kartveit

Professor of Old Testament

Doctor of Theology, University of Uppsala 1987

Professor of Old Testament, School of Mission and Theology 1994

Sabbaticals at the universities in Göttingen, Tübingen, Jerusalem, Rome and Berlin

Visiting Professor, Lutheran School of Theology, Hong Kong 2000-2001

Visiting Fellow, University of Cambridge 1999, University of Oxford 2006, Yale Divinity School 2009


Société d'Études Samaritaines VID Specialized University

Main areas of research

  • The land of Israel and theology (dissertation and a number of presentations and articles)
  • The Samaritans’ origin and history (The Origin of the Samaritans, 2009 and articles)
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls and their importance for Bible studies
  • Linguistics and metaphor studies (Rejoice, Dear Zion, 2013 and articles)
  • Translation of the Bible in theory and practice (Bibel 2000, Sweden, Bibel 2011, Norway)

Contact: Gunhildsgate 18 C, 4041 Hafrsfjord, Norway Telephone: +47 97523177 E-mail: magnar.kartveit@lyse.net