By Kenneth J. Thomas
A literary detective tale, a old survey, and an enormous contribution to translation studies
This booklet from Kenneth J. Thomas is either a philological and linguistic research of Persian translations and a decision for interfaith cooperation. Thomas appraises biblical translation efforts from the 5th to the twenty-first centuries of Persian historical past while successive translators and teams of translators, occasionally of other faiths, labored to reshape and refine models of the Bible within the supple Persian language in their instances. stressed, impelled, and wide-ranging, it is a tale of translations commissioned by way of shahs, undertaken via Christian and Jewish groups, and produced through groups operating open air the country.
- E-book version positive factors colour plates
- Demonstration of the results of the shortcoming of a regular Persian vocabulary for key biblical phrases on literary type and notice selection
- Technical analyses and overviews of Persian biblical translations
- A cautious exam of 16 centuries' worthy of Bible translations
Kenneth J. Thomas was once a translation advisor of the United Bible Societies for 20 years, in which he labored with translation tasks within the heart East and South Asia. Thomas is the co-author of A guide on Ezra and Nehemiah with Philip A. Noss, and Structure and Orality in 1 Peter: A advisor for Translators with Margaret O. Thomas, either books released through the United Bible Society.
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A Restless Search: A History of Persian Translations of the Bible (History of Bible Translations Book 3) by Kenneth J. Thomas