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By Kenneth J. Thomas

A literary detective tale, a historic survey, and a major contribution to translation studies

This booklet from Kenneth J. Thomas is either a philological and linguistic research of Persian translations and a choice for interfaith cooperation. Thomas appraises biblical translation efforts from the 5th to the twenty-first centuries of Persian background whilst successive translators and teams of translators, occasionally of other faiths, labored to reshape and refine types of the Bible within the supple Persian language in their occasions. stressed, impelled, and wide-ranging, this can be a tale of translations commissioned via shahs, undertaken via Christian and Jewish groups, and produced through groups operating open air the country.


  • E-book variation beneficial properties colour plates
  • Demonstration of the results of the inability 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, within which he labored with translation initiatives within the center 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 via the United Bible Society.

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