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By JostOliver Zetzsche

ISBN-10: 3805004338

ISBN-13: 9783805004336

The Union model, China's preeminent and most generally used translation of the Bible, had accomplished the prestige of a sacred chinese language vintage in the chinese language Church no longer lengthy after its e-book in 1919. Jost Zetzsche's monograph in this impressive translation lines the historic and linguistic historical past that resulted in the choice to translate the Union model, with specific analyses of the interpretation efforts that preceeded it. specific cognizance is given to the cooperation and disagreement between Protestant denominations in addition to the emerging prominence of the chinese language translators as those teams tried to shape a cohesive translation of the Bible. this can be set opposed to the heritage of the advance of the chinese through the 30-year translation strategy, either within the conception of the translators and within the state at large.

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