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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
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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
Culture

Évangile et Culture

Jalons de réconciliation
Zacharie Manyim M. (2017)
"I welcome the publication of this book in an Africa where the arrival of the Good News had essentially been bad news for our cultural realities. Zac invites us to examine our cultures in the light of the Gospel, in…
Richard
October 7, 2018
Culture meets ScriptureCulture

Culture meets Scripture

Making culturally meaningful choices that honor God
This dynamically relevant workshop is built on an important cultural event which creates inner turmoil and struggle for believers. Birth, death, and marriage, for instance, may require a number of rituals that conflict with Scripture. Workshop features: Christian community leaders…
Richard
October 2, 2018
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Avoiding Visual Miscommunication

Choosing Illustrations for Translated Scripture
Michelle Petersen (2016)
Choosing to illustrate interesting events in the text may help build audience interest in the story of Scripture, and this interest may be more foundational to audiences’ relationship with God than knowledge of details about what objects and places looked…
Richard
March 8, 2016