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Summarized CV

 

K. RENATO LINGS, PhD

  

 

  

 


2014

Translator, teacher, theologian, lecturer & writer
based in Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 


 

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC BODIES

 

European Association of Biblical Studies
Society for Old Testament Study (UK)

Society for the Study of Theology (UK)

Society of Biblical Literature

Other Sheep

 

 

GENERAL DATA

 

Place of Birth             Haunstrup, County of Ringkøbing, Denmark

Nationality                  Danish

Affiliated to                 Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) and
  International Church of Copenhagen (Ecumenical)

 

 

 

STUDIES

 

1965–66      Literature and Christianity. Haslev Extended People’s College, Denmark.

1966–67      Philosophy, Greek and Hebrew.University of Århus, Denmark.

1967–68      Social Sciences (Interdisciplinary). University of Copenhagen.

1968–70      CandArt degree in Spanish.University of Copenhagen.

1970–73      CandPhil degree in Spanish.University of Copenhagen.

1971–72      Literary studies at two universities in Spain (Salamanca and Universidad Complutense, Madrid).     

1973–74      Middle American Anthropology (Aztec and Mayan cultures). University of Copenhagen.

1974–76      Translation and Interpreting (Spanish and Danish). Copenhagen School of Business Studies. Diploma 1976.

1988            Quaker Studies.Pendle Hill, Pennsylvania, USA.

1990–92      Piano by Ear. Method developed by the Revd David Lawrence, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

2002–06      Postgraduate studies in theology. College of St Mark & St John, Plymouth, affiliated to the University of Exeter (UK).

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT 1974–2010 (Selection)

 

  • Free-lance translator/interpreter (Danish, Spanish, English) in Denmark.
  • Teacher of Spanish at adult education centres in Copenhagen.
  • Teacher of Translation (Spanish/Danish), University of Copenhagen.
  • Translator at Interlingua Translations, West Sussex, UK.
  • Teacher of Simultaneous Interpreting (Spanish/Danish, Danish/Spanish), CopenhagenSchool of Business Studies.
  • Research project on bilingual education in Latin America carried out in Mexico. Sponsored by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).
  • Translator Spanish/English with Granma Weekly Review, Havana, Cuba.
  • Translator/interpreter at the International Rehabilitation Centre for Victims of Torture, Copenhagen.
  • Volunteering in the USA for charities working with Central American refugees and the homeless.
  • Translator Spanish/English in San José, Costa Rica with
    (a) Project Counselling Service for Latin American Refugees,
    (b) the Latin American Biblical University.
  • Visiting teacher at the International People’s College, Elsinore, Denmark.
  • Interpreter at the European Parliament (Brussels & Strasbourg).
  • Honorary research fellow at The Queen's Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham, UK.
  • Visiting lecturer at the Latin American Biblical University, Costa Rica.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

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