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Bible translation on the threshold of the twenty-first century [electronic resource] : authority, reception, culture, and religion / edited by Athalya Brenner & Jan Willem van Henten.

Contributor(s): Brenner, Athalya | Henten, J. W. van.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 353.; BTC (Series): 1.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic, c2002Description: 1 online resource (x, 207 p.).ISBN: 9780567630742 (electronic bk.); 0567630749 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible -- Translating | Bible -- Versions | Bible -- Traduction | Bible -- Versions | BIBLES -- General | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- General | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference | Bijbel | VertalenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bible translation on the threshold of the twenty-first century.DDC classification: 220.5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
New and familiar : the dynamics of Bible translation / Sijbolt Noorda -- Can a translation of the Bible be authoritative? / John Rogerson -- Why a translation of the Bible can't be authoritative : a response to John Rogerson / Judith Frishman -- Icon of the ineffable? : an Orthodox view of language and its implications for Bible translation / Simon Crisp -- Otherness and equivalence in Bible translation : a response to Simon Crisp / L�enart J. de Regt -- Between lying and blasphemy or on translating a four-letter word in the Hebrew Bible : critical reflections on Bible translation / Robert P. Carroll -- "Between lying and blasphemy" : responding to Robert Carroll / Athalya Brenner -- Domesticating the transcendent : the African transformation of Christianity : comparative reflections on ethnicity and religious mobilization in Africa / Lamin Sanneh -- Response to Lamin Sanneh : "Domesticating the transcendent : the African transformation of Christianity" / Theo Witvliet -- Translating the Bible in South Africa : challenges to responsibility and contextuality / Jeremy Punt -- Translation, interpretation and ideology : a response to Jeremy Punt / Wim J.C. Weren -- Translating the Bible : Bible translations and gender issues / Mary Phil Korsak -- Murder she wrote or why translation matters : a response to Mary Phil Korsak's "Translating the Bible" / Caroline Vander Stichele -- The translation of Elijah : issues and challenges / Everett Fox -- "The translation of Elijah" : a response to Everett Fox / A.J.C. Verheij -- On Bible translations and commentaries / Adele Berlin.
Summary: 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 debat.
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Includes, at least for the most part, papers read at a workshop/colloquium ... Bible Translations on the Threshold of the 21st Century ... held in Amsterdam on 29-30 May 2000"--Editors' Introd.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [192]-202) and index.

New and familiar : the dynamics of Bible translation / Sijbolt Noorda -- Can a translation of the Bible be authoritative? / John Rogerson -- Why a translation of the Bible can't be authoritative : a response to John Rogerson / Judith Frishman -- Icon of the ineffable? : an Orthodox view of language and its implications for Bible translation / Simon Crisp -- Otherness and equivalence in Bible translation : a response to Simon Crisp / L�enart J. de Regt -- Between lying and blasphemy or on translating a four-letter word in the Hebrew Bible : critical reflections on Bible translation / Robert P. Carroll -- "Between lying and blasphemy" : responding to Robert Carroll / Athalya Brenner -- Domesticating the transcendent : the African transformation of Christianity : comparative reflections on ethnicity and religious mobilization in Africa / Lamin Sanneh -- Response to Lamin Sanneh : "Domesticating the transcendent : the African transformation of Christianity" / Theo Witvliet -- Translating the Bible in South Africa : challenges to responsibility and contextuality / Jeremy Punt -- Translation, interpretation and ideology : a response to Jeremy Punt / Wim J.C. Weren -- Translating the Bible : Bible translations and gender issues / Mary Phil Korsak -- Murder she wrote or why translation matters : a response to Mary Phil Korsak's "Translating the Bible" / Caroline Vander Stichele -- The translation of Elijah : issues and challenges / Everett Fox -- "The translation of Elijah" : a response to Everett Fox / A.J.C. Verheij -- On Bible translations and commentaries / Adele Berlin.

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 debat.

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