The Tale of Bible Translation

The Bibles we read is a work of translation. I am sure you would have wondered about the history of Bible Translation. Mini Krishnan’s article “A Word for that:  Translating God” is a fascinating article about the tale of Bible Translation. It’s a quick read and you begin to understand the motivations and the challenges involved in Biblical Translation. She writes,

The history of the Word is indubitably a tale of translation….The story of Bible translation in India is also the story of the development of Indian language presses and the preparation of dictionaries in the regional languages. With these tools came the spread of journals, magazines, and newspapers in the local languages, which simply did not exist before, among non-scholarly populations

Read the entire article

http://www.thehindu.com/books/literary-review/this-word-for-that-translating-god/article7684858.ece

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