Monthly Archives: April 2013

Contextual Frames of Reference in Translation

Communicative Bible translation is at the same time a science, a technology, and an art. Thus it is (or should be) based on generally accepted knowledge derived from interdisciplinary sources as well as extended observation, study, and experimentation; it operates … Continue reading

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Martin Luther and Functional-Equivalence Bible Translation

It is difficult for someone who does not know the German language or the literary, social, and political setting of Central Europe in the early 1500s to appreciate just how revolutionary Martin Luther’s translation of the German Bible was. Not … Continue reading

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