From: Maurice A. O'Sullivan (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Sep 03 1999 - 13:22:01 EDT
I take it that the congregation of a small rural church has no great
interest in theories or aspects of translations in general but _would_ be
interested in how the English texts they hold in their hands came about.
Which is why I strongly advocate having a look at:
Bruce, F.F. A History of the Bible in English. 3rd. Ed. Cambridge:
His pellucid style will encourage you to quote verbatim <g>
At 08:22 03/09/99 -0500, you wrote:
>I have been assigned the task of talking about the task of translations to a
>small rural church. I felt that giving some history of translations and
>some background on the methods of translation would be a wise start. I have
>been investigating several books, including Metzger's, Text of the New
>Testament; Comfort's, The Quest for the Original Text; and Carson's, King
>James Version Debate. I also am looking at books by Jack P. Lewis.
>What books would you recommend for such a study?
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Maurice A. O'Sullivan [ Bray, Ireland ]
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