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Language and Communication

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Translating the Bible into Action

How the Bible can be Relevant in all Languages and Cultures
Margaret Hill, Harriet Hill (2022)
Second Edition (2022) When Jesus was born to Mary, God “translated” himself into our human world. This act of God’s translation continues today wherever the gospel is expressed, in each language and lived out in each culture that makes up…
Richard
June 18, 2022
God and LanguageLanguage IssuesOrality

God and Language

Exploring the Role of Language in the Mission of God
Michael Greed and Dawn Kruger (editors) (2022)
From the book description: What is language? “Language is more than syntax and morphology; it is the vehicle for assuming the weight of a culture,” writes John Pobee, quoted in Michel Kenmogne’s Foreword to this volume. More than that: language…
Richard
April 21, 2022
Bible StorytellingOrality

That Reminds Me of a Story

Podcast exploring emerging trends in orality and the communication of the gospel
That Reminds Me of a Story is a new podcast, hosted by Don Barger and Grant Lovejoy, exploring emerging trends in orality and the communication of the gospel. It answers common questions about the orality movement. The goal of the…
Richard
January 10, 2022
AppsAudioDigitalFilm and VideoMarketing and DistributionOrality

The EMDC Podcast

Getting to know the people, places and possibilities behind the global EMDC community
The EMDC Podcast gives you the opportunity to meet some of the people involved in Scripture Engagement around the world. Podcast hosts Tim Cowley and Steve Baughman talk to colleagues involved in orality and storytelling, filmmaking, ethnoarts, websites for ministry,…
Richard
October 7, 2021
Expository Preaching in AfricaBible PreachingOrality

Expository Preaching in Africa

Engaging Orality for Effective Proclamation
Ezekiel A. Ajibade (2021)
From the publisher's description: How can expository preaching, rooted in a textual analysis of Scripture, be effectively utilized in oral cultures? In Expository Preaching in Africa, Ezekiel A. Ajibade engages this challenge directly, offering practical techniques for integrating African oral…
Richard
July 21, 2021
Engaging African MultilingualismLanguage Issues

Engaging African Multilingualism with Scripture

John L Ommani (2021)
Multilingualism in Africa is a pervasive phenomenon that requires attention and a missiological response. A modern average Kenyan is fluent in at least two languages. How does this impact our ministry in Bible translation? Many people can speak their heritage…
Richard
June 10, 2021
ChildrenLiteracy

Bloom Bible Story Books

Let's Grow a Library
Bloom makes it easy to create simple books and translate them into multiple languages. Bloom makes it possible for many people to be involved in building a large collection of local language books. It was designed with new computer users…
Richard
April 21, 2021
Bible TranslationCultureResearch

Making a Difference

Bible Translation among the Dagomba and Konkomba of Northern Ghana
Solomon Sumani Sule-Saa, with Joyce Park (2021)
How did two very different language communities encounter and make early choices about Christianity? This book is a historical record of the Dagomba and Konkomba people groups of Northern Ghana as they embraced the Bible translated into their mother tongues.…
Richard
February 1, 2021