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Kroneman, Dick. 2013. Aman dalam perlindungan TUHAN: Penelitian eksegetis, sosiologis, dan misiologis mengenai perlindungan Allah terhadap kuasa-kuasa gelap menurut Mazmur 91 dan menurut pandangan masyarakat Una di Papua. [Safe and sound in the LORD’s protection: An exegetical, sociological, and missiological study regarding God’s protection against the forces of darkness according to Psalm 91 and according to the perception of the Una community of Papua, Indonesia]. Th.D. dissertation. Sorong, Indonesia: The Christian University of Papua (UKIP).
Kroneman, Dick. 2011. Text, context, intertextuality, and intercontextual dialogue: Towards an ethics of hermeneutics and interpretation. Paper presented at the Bible Translation Conference 2011, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas. October 14–18, 2011.
Kroneman, Dick, and Bob Sterner. 2011. Best Practices Handbook: An Introduction to Best Practices in Translation, Consulting, Training, Mentoring, Partnering, and Program Planning. SIL Asia Area: Translation Coordination Team.
Kroneman, Dick. 2009. About sin, faith, and spiritual warfare: An exploration into the relation between translation, contextualization, and the study of worldview. Paper presented at the Bible Translation Conference 2009, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas. October 16–20, 2009.
Kroneman, Dick. 2005. Quality assurance in mother tongue translator training and projects. Paper presented at the Bible Translation Conference 2005, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, Texas. October 16–18, 2005.
Kroneman, Dick. 2004. The LORD is my shepherd: An exploration into the theory and practice of translating biblical metaphor, 2 vols. Ph.D. dissertation. Amsterdam: Free University.