By Kenneth J. Thomas
A literary detective tale, a historic survey, and a huge contribution to translation studies
This ebook 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 whilst successive translators and teams of translators, occasionally of alternative faiths, labored to reshape and refine models of the Bible within the supple Persian language in their occasions. stressed, impelled, and wide-ranging, this can be a tale of translations commissioned through shahs, undertaken by way of Christian and Jewish groups, and produced by way of groups operating outdoor the country.
- E-book variation positive factors colour plates
- Demonstration of the consequences of the shortcoming of a customary Persian vocabulary for key biblical phrases on literary kind and observe selection
- Technical analyses and overviews of Persian biblical translations
- A cautious exam of 16 centuries' worthy of Bible translations
Kenneth J. Thomas used to be a translation advisor of the United Bible Societies for two decades, in which he labored with translation tasks within the heart East and South Asia. Thomas is the co-author of A instruction manual on Ezra and Nehemiah with Philip A. Noss, and Structure and Orality in 1 Peter: A consultant for Translators with Margaret O. Thomas, either books released by way of 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