Orality and the Scriptures: Composition, Translation, and Transmission

Statement of Responsibility:
Wendland, Ernst R.
Series Issue:
6
Date:
2013
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas, Texas
Part Of Series:
SIL International Publications in Translation and Textlinguistics 6
Extent:
xii, 393 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Foreword
Introduction

I. ORIENTATION: Exploring the Dimensions of Orality in Relation to the Scriptures

  1. Defining the Notion of “Orality” and Related Concepts
  2. Methodologies for Investigating the Oral-Aural Analysis, Translation, and Transmission of Biblical Texts
  3. Two Models of Oral-Based Scripture Text Transmission

II. DOCUMENTATION: Examining the Dimensions of Orality in Selected Texts of Scripture

  1. “Hearing the Word of the LORD” (Isaiah 66:5): Amplifying the “Orality” of the Original Text in Translations of Scripture
  2. Rhetorical Oral-Aural Dynamics of the Word: Revisiting John 17
  3. Modeling the Message: The Christological Core of Philippians (2:5–11) and Its Contemporary Communicative Implications

III. APPLICATION: Discovering the Dimensions of Orality in Scripture Texts

  1. Identifying and Displaying the Oral-Aural Dimension of Two Dramatic Biblical Texts
  2. Notes on the “Sonic Structure” of Paul’s Epistle to Philemon
  3. An Exercise in Poetic, Oral-Aural Analysis and Translation
  4. Giving “Voice” to the Ancient Orality of the Scriptures Today

References
Index

Scripts:
Work Type:
Subject:
Translation
Scripture transmission
Rhetoric
Orality
Oral-Aural
Bible
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
56034