Bible in China: The History of the Union Version or the by JostOliver Zetzsche

By JostOliver Zetzsche

The Union model, China's preeminent and most generally used translation of the Bible, had completed the prestige of a sacred chinese language vintage in the chinese language Church no longer lengthy after its book in 1919. Jost Zetzsche's monograph in this outstanding translation lines the historic and linguistic history that resulted in the choice to translate the Union model, with targeted analyses of the interpretation efforts that preceeded it. distinctive realization is given to the cooperation and war of words 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 is often set opposed to the historical past of the improvement of the chinese in the course of the 30-year translation procedure, either within the belief of the translators and within the kingdom at large.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bible in China: The History of the Union Version or the Culmination of Protestant Missionary Bible Translation in China (Monumenta Serica Monograph Series) PDF

Similar asian history books

Privatisation in India: Challenging economic orthodoxy (India in the Modern World)

During the last decade India has been project a programme of monetary reform, and while the economic system has been turning out to be at a excessive expense. As a part of the reform programme, and based on triumphing financial pondering, India has been privatising its huge, ungainly public area. One assumption underlying this programme is the dogma that public quarter companies are doomed to inefficiency, and that aggressive industry forces may be trusted to make agencies extra effective when they are privatised.

The Maoist Insurgency in Nepal: Revolution in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series)

The publication bargains with the dynamics and progress of a violent twenty first century communist uprising initiated in Nepal via the Communist occasion of Nepal (Maoist) – CPN(M). It contextualizes and explains why and the way a violent Maoist insurgency grew in Nepal after the tip of the chilly battle, unlike the decline of alternative radical communist routine in such a lot elements of the realm.

The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World (Contemporary Asia in the World)

Many suggestion China’s upward push might essentially remake the worldwide order. but, very like different constructing international locations, the chinese language country now reveals itself entrenched in a standing quo characterised by means of unfastened exchange and American domination. via a state-of-the-art ancient, sociological, and political research, Ho-fung Hung exposes the competing pursuits and financial realities that mood the dream of chinese language supremacy—forces which are stymieing development through the worldwide South.

F4U Corsair vs Ki-84 "Frank”: Pacific Theater 1945 (Duel)

The Vought Corsair was once the 1st American single-engined fighter to exceed four hundred mph and identify dominance over the mythical Mitsubishi kind Zero-sen. The Ki-84 Hayate was once brought by way of the japanese in particular to counter this starting to be American dominance of the skies over the Pacific. inbuilt larger numbers than the other past due struggle jap fighter, approximately 3000 have been accomplished among 1944 and 1945.

Extra resources for Bible in China: The History of the Union Version or the Culmination of Protestant Missionary Bible Translation in China (Monumenta Serica Monograph Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 10 votes