n HTS : Theological Studies - Translating the Bible : Problems and prospects, S.E. Porter and R.S. Hess (eds) : book review




Extracted from text ... Porter, S E and Hess, R S (eds) 1999 - Translating the Bible: Problems and prospects Sheffield Academic Press, England. 322 Pages. Reviewer: Rev Milankie van der Walt (Namibia) This book on "Problems and prospects of translating the Bible" starts by referring to the visit of Dr Eugene A Nida to the Roehampton Institute, London in 1995. Nida's topics discussed during his visit were Socio-linguistics and translation, A new view of grammar, and Lexicography and semantics. Arising from the ensuing discussion, the two books currently under review were born. The purpose of this ..


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