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LINGUIST List 23.1723

Tue Apr 03 2012

Media: The Problem of Translating Religious Texts

Editor for this issue: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>


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Date: 03-Apr-2012
From: Brent Woo <bwoolinguistlist.org>
Subject: The Problem of Translating Religious Texts
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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


Linguistic Field(s): Translation
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