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,


  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?

  2. "Translation is treason"?


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