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A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

A Star in the East: Chinese Theology

Kristian Petersen April 27, 2017 0

First Impressions #103: Chloë Starr on Chinese Theology While Christianity has had a long history in China, only in the past century has Chinese Theology taken shape. Kristian Petersen talks with Chloë Starr, Associate Professor

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MRBlog | The Emoji Bible and Bourgeois Legitimation

MRBlog | The Emoji Bible and Bourgeois Legitimation

Thomas J. Whitley June 3, 2016 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Not many things related to the Bible get me excited these days. It’s not that the Bible’s not interesting, quite the opposite (Exhibit A). And it’s not that really smart

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Making the Qurʾan Turkish: Translation and Power in the Ottoman Empire – By Micah Hughes

Making the Qurʾan Turkish: Translation and Power in the Ottoman Empire – By Micah Hughes

Micah Hughes March 14, 2016 0

Micah Hughes on M. Brett Wilson’s Translating the Qurʾan in an Age of Nationalism What could be more unassuming and unexceptional than translation? It is simply everywhere and often taken-for-granted. From ancient, must-read “classics”

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Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Tuvia Ruebner’s Poetry and Why Translation Matters – By Dara Barnat

Dara Barnat February 17, 2015 0

Dara Barnat on Rachel Tzvia Back’s In the Illuminated Dark Being a victim, again and again a victim — what a job! Here and there both. A victim begets a victimizer, a victimizer begets a

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The Different Tasks of Translators and Historians – By Daniel R. Schwartz

The Different Tasks of Translators and Historians – By Daniel R. Schwartz

Daniel R. Schwartz August 26, 2014 0

Daniel R. Schwartz in the Jew and Judean Forum The question whether we should use “Jew” or “Judean” when writing about antiquity should, I assume, be approached no differently than other questions concerning the use

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Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Steve Mason August 26, 2014 2

Steve Mason in the Jew and Judean Forum In 2006, when the first volumes of Brill’s Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary had appeared, an anonymous user of the PACE [Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement] website, which

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Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Translating Poetry: An Act and Art of Preserving the Essential – By Rachel Tzvia Back

Rachel Tzvia Back May 20, 2014 0

Rachel Tzvia Back discusses the art of translation after working with the poetry of Tuvia Ruebner  “the same – different – the same attributes, different yet the same as before.” ~H.D., Tribute to Angels

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Found in Translation – By John Hobbins

Found in Translation – By John Hobbins

John Hobbins April 1, 2014 3

John Hobbins on Robert Alter’s translation with commentary of Joshua-2 Kings Robert Alter has been Englishing the Hebrew Bible to wide acclaim for quite some time. A professor of comparative literature and Hebrew at

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