A Restless Search Paperback

A History of Persian Translations of the Bible

by Kenneth J Thomas;

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A Restless Search

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A Restless Search: A History of Persian Translations of the Bible is a philological and linguistic analysis of Persian translations and a call for interfaith cooperation. Thomas appraises biblical translation efforts through eight periods of Persian history-from the fifth century into the twenty-first-during which successive translators and groups of translators, sometimes of different faiths, worked to reshape and refine versions of the Bible in the supple Persian language of their times. He demonstrates how literary style, vocabulary, and word choice were vexed by lack of a standard Persian vocabulary for key biblical terms. Thomas supplies technical analyses and overviews of Persian biblical translations. In addition, he incorporates research by literary scholar Ali-Asghar Aghbar on the stylistics of three major Persian biblical translations. n

A Restless Search by Kenneth J Thomas was published by Nida Institute for Biblical Scholarship in November 2015 and is our 52885th best seller. The ISBN for A Restless Search is 9781944092009.

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Details for A Restless Search

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback / softback
PublisherNida Institute for Biblical Scholarship (November 2015)
Number of Pages574
Thickness33 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4378870
Page last updated 16th April 2018
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