Saturday, 5 September 2015

"Jesus is not my Dead Ancestor"

Fascinating stuff from Eddie on the problems in translating the Bible into other languages. Worth remembering that English doesn't have one-to-one equivalents to Hebrew, Aramaic or Greek either. In one sense, every act of translation is also one of interpretation,

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  1. You presumably know the story about the great schism over the translation of the New Testament into Klingon, which was precipitated by the phrase man cannot live by bread alone?

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  2. "Translation is treason"?

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