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YOU CAN LEARN THEOLOGICAL GERMAN TODAY! 

Welcome to the Institute for German Theology, where we specialize in helping learners worldwide master Theological German. Our groundbreaking online courses, developed by the authors of the seminal textbook "Handbook of Reading Theological German," empower students with comprehensive tools to navigate and comprehend intricate theological texts in the German language.
Whether your aim is to acquire proficiency in Theological German for an examination within your PhD program, delve into extensive research, or foster personal growth, the Mainz Method can help you achieve your goals.
Check out our courses to discover why both experienced and emerging scholars from renowned institutions like Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale, Duke, and many others have placed their trust in the Mainz Method.
TG01 Theological German, Part I

In this 8-week course, learners are introduced to the Mainz Method and embark on the journey of cultivating the skills necessary for comprehending and translating theological German texts.

SKILL LEVEL:  Ideal for beginner and intermediate learners.
Next class starts: Fall 2024
TG02 Theological German, Part II

In this 8-week sequel to TG01, participants utilize the Mainz Method
to translate theological texts authored by eminent German thinkers, including
Barth, Bonhoeffer, Kant, Luther, and Mendelssohn.

SKILL LEVEL: Advanced 
Next class starts: May 30th, 2024 (7-9 pm, Berlin time)
TG03 Theological German, OnDemand
In 20 self-paced lessons, students
discover how to apply the Mainz Method when translating theological German
texts. Learners can submit their own
translations for feedback and engage in exercises to reinforce their learning.
SKILL LEVEL: Any
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OUR COURSES

The premier resource for equipping those interested in reading and translating original German source materials and preparing academics for German comprehension examination. The book is ideal for students in biblical studies, church history, Jewish studies, and theology.

THEOLOGICAL GERMAN

The Handbook of Reading
Handbook of Reading Theological German from Zondervan Academic
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