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Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
April 20, 2014
 
 
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Aubrey Botha

Adjunct Professor

Contact Information
Email: abotha@wlu.ca

Other Phone: (519) 620-4415



Academic Background
B.A. in Theology, Rand Afrikaans University, South Africa, 1979;
B.D. University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1982;
Post Graduate Diploma in Theology, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1983;
Ph.D. in Old Testament, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 1997.

Biography

Dr. Botha has been teaching Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) at Waterloo Lutheran seminary since September 2007. He also taught courses in Old Testament at the University of Pretoria (South Africa) for a number of years. He has served in four congregations as a full-time minister for the past twenty five years and is currently the lead pastor at Central Presbyterian Church in Cambridge, Ontario. In his home country of South Africa Aubrey was very involved with the youth and authored two books, Generation-X and Linked to Jesus, focused on the youth and their needs.


Aubrey enjoys exploring the relevance of the Old Testament for a Post-Modern Society. Dr. Botha was part of a team that translated the Bible from the original languages into a modern day Afrikaans translation. He was responsible for translating ten of the thirty-nine books of the Old Testament.

Additional Information

Classes

Literature and History of the Old Testament Foundations (TH500A)

Literature and History of the Old Testament Development (TH500B)