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Bible Translation on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century: Authority, Reception, Culture and Religion (Athalya Brenner J W Van Henten, Jan Willem (eds)) Paperback Book, (T & T Clark International, 2009) 9780567512796
Bible Translation on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century: Authority, Reception, Culture and Religion (Athalya Brenner J W Van Henten, Jan Willem (eds)) Paperback Book, (T & T Clark International, 2009) 9780567512796
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Title: Bible Translation on the Threshold of the Twenty-First Century: Authority, Reception, Culture and Religion

Author: Brenner, Athalya J W Van Henten, Jan Willem (eds)

Publisher: T & T Clark International; Publication Date: 2009

Paperback; ISBN: 9780567512796

Volumes: 1; Pages: 208

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The format of the new The Bible in the 21st Century series reflects an international dialogue between experts and graduate students.In this book, experts on Bible translations present essays on the practices of translating the Bible for the present and the future, through Christian and Jewish approaches, in Western Europe and North America as well as in the former Eastern Bloc and in Africa. Each paper is paired with a response. The international contributors here include Adele Berlin, John Rogerson, Robert Carroll, Mary Phil Korsak, Everett Fox, Jeremy Punt and Athalya Brenner, and the debate is prefaced with an introduction by the Editors.Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement series, 353Bible in the 21st Century series, 1Contents:Athalya Brenner and Jan Willem van HentenEditors' IntroductionSijbolt NoordaNew and Familiar: The Dynamics of Bible TranslationJohn RogersonCan a Translation of the Bible be authoritative?Judith FrishmanWhy a Translation of the Bible Can't Be Authoritative: A Response to JohnRogersonSimon CrispIcon of the Ineffable? An Orthodox View of Language and its Implications forBible TranslationLTnart J. de RegtOn Functional and Literal Equivalence, Once Again: A Response to Simon CrispRobert P. CarrollBetween Lying and Blasphemy or On Translating a Four-Letter Word in theHebrew Bible: Critical Reflections on Bible TranslationAthalya Brenner'Between Lying and Blasphemy': Responding to Robert CarrollLamin SannehDomesticating the Transcendent. The African Transformation of Christianity:Comparative Reflections on Ethnicity and Religious Mobilization in AfricaTheo WitvlietResponse to Lamin Sanneh, 'Domesticating the Transcendent. The AfricanTransformation of Christianity'Jeremy PuntTranslating the Bible in South Africa: Challenges to Responsibility andContextualityWim J. C. WerenTranslation, Interpretation and Ideology: A response to Jeremy PuntMary Phil KorsakTranslating the Bible: Bible Translations and Gender IssuesCaroline Vander SticheleMurder She Wrote or Why Translation Matters: A Response to Mary PhilKorsak's 'Translating the Bible'Everett FoxThe Translation of Elijah: Issues and ChallengesA. J. C. Verheij'The Translation of Elijah': A Response to Everett Fox
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