Choosing a Bible Translation


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Which Bible translation is the best to use or to buy?" "Which does the Church recommend?" In Choosing a Bible Translation , John Pilch discusses two kinds of Bible translations: word-for-word (literal or formal correspondence), and meaning-for-meaning (literary or dynamic equivalence) and comments on the merits of each for the needs of Bible readers. Pilch also emphasizes some challenges that translators of the biblical texts face such as the use of inclusive language, social systems, textual variants, and sensitivity to ...

Choosing a Bible Translation 2000, Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN

ISBN-13: 9780814625811

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