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Bibil Identifier bibil:230056
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Implementing Skopostheorie in Bible Translation
Author Esala, Nathan
Journal The Bible Translator (Volume: 64, Issue: 3)
Year (Publication) 2013
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2013
Year (Copyright) 2013
Year (Reference) 2013
Language English
Pages 300-323 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Implementing Skopostheorie as a translation framework helped focus the Likɔɔnl Bible translation project theoretically and relationally. By answering some basic questions unique to their situation, Skopostheorie helped the team to craft their purposes for translating by imagining how the host product would be used. Implementing Skopostheorie helped the author relate the translation to some of the diverse fields involved in translation, such as: intercultural communication, theology, ideology, and media studies. Implementing Skopostheorie is a challenge, but in this postcolonial era it will likely facilitate better communication between various translation participants and result in greater local engagement with Scripture products.
DOI 10.1177/2051677013507216
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible Translation : Methodology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Bible (as a whole) : Bible (as a whole) -- Hermeneutics - Methods : Hermeneutics : Postcolonialism
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