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Media: The Problem of Translating Religious Texts

Submitter: Brent Woo

Submitter Email: bwoo@linguistlist.org
Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Media Body: The translation of religious texts is rife with difficulties, with translators having to
take care of connotations not only social, historical, and political, but also
spiritual in nature. The Houghton Star discusses the term "Son of God" in detail
and the complexities involved with this particular term.

Read more: http://www.houghtonstar.com/commentary/clashes-between-
theology-and-linguistics-1.2822738
Issue Number: 23.1723
Date Posted: April 03, 2012