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Posted 05 March 2017 - 02:59 AM

File Name: Bible Translation into African and Other Languages
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File Submitted: 05 Mar 2017
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E-Book on “Von der Christianisierung afrikanischer und anderer Sprachen. Ein Reader zu Bibelübersetzung, Sprache, Mission und Kultur”, (PDF)
Author: Dr Muhammad Schmidt, Viademica Publishers, Berlin 2013, 203 pp.
ISBN: 978-3-939290-49-0

Language: German

©opyright by Author & Viademica Publishers, Berlin 2009 - 2017
Provided with permission by Author and Publisher as the legal joint copyright holders

This book contains several of the author’s essays and one essay by a different author, J. Busse, on Bible translation. Most of the material in this book covers data and case studies on Bible translations into African languages, there is another essay dealing with the translation of Biblical key concepts into Chinese (pp. 137-164). The major part of this book is in German; however, the essay on “Contrasting World Views in Christianity and Animism” (pp. 81-94) is in English. The material presented in this book attests to the close interrelation of Bible translation, source and target languages, Christian mission and native culture. For, what can a Bible translator do if there is no word for the God of the Bible in the target language into which the Bible is to be translated? Large contents of this book have also been used in programmes of Applied Linguistics at graduate course level for the training of Bible translators.

Permission is herewith granted by me, the author (Dr Muhammad Schmidt aka “gangs” on this board) and in consultation and by agreement of Viademica Publishers as the legal joint copyright holders, to use this resource for personal study purposes on an individual basis. However, you may not sell this resource to any third party or store it electronically on any device for the purpose of distribution on any media, and you may not provide any electronic copies of this resource to any third party without the expressive written consent by the author or the publisher.

This will probably be my last upload for the foreseeable future.

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