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Concepts of Conversion : The Politics of Missionary Scriptural Translations (Hardcover) (Lars Kirkhusmo

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The book is an analyzis of social and political interactions and contexts of translation of scriptures by the US based international missionary linguist organization SIL. The premise of the explication is in what way a terminological system of concepts (nomenclature), representing principle ideas and knowledge, anticipate and conceivably convert not only a language but also a cultural, philosophical, religious, and sociopolitical structure.

Number of Pages: 300
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Religion and Society
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Lars Kirkhusmo Pharo
Language: English
Street Date: August 15, 2017
TCIN: 51716062
UPC: 9783110499889
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-1687

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