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The Journal of Translation is an academic journal of translation theory and practice with a special interest in Bible translation and in translation involving minority languages and cultures. Its purpose is to encourage scholarship, to enlighten the reader, to stimulate thought and discussion, and to promote appropriate cross-cultural and cross-linguistic communication.
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by David Frank
This issue of the Journal of Translation begins with an article on translation theory in the twentieth century by Andy Cheung of King’s Evangelical Divinity School in the U.K. With a focus on Bible translation, Cheung examines philosophical and theoretical influences ranging from the philosophical traditions of the early to mid-twentieth century (Pound, Benjamin, Buber and Rosenzweig), through the linguistic era in the early part of the second half of the twentieth century (Jakobson, Levy, Nida, Catford), to contemporary translation...