The Bible and missions

Paperback | January 6, 2012

byHelen Barrett Montgomery

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PART TWO OUTLINE OF CHAPTER III. Aim: To set forth the work of translators through whose labors the Bible has become the possession of the race; to trace the history of the early translations and versions, and to follow the missionary translators of the nineteenth century as they have grappled with the tremendous task of putting the Bible into hundreds of tongues, many of them never before reduced to writing. I. EARLIEST TRANSLATIONS. I. The Greek Septuagint B. C, and the Ancient Versions A.D. II. PLACE OF THE BIBLE AMONG EARLY CHRISTIANS. I. Highly honored. a. Open to the laity. 3. Used in education of children. HI. THE BIBLE IN EARLY MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES. 1. The Greek Church makes the Coptic, Syriac, Ethiopic, and Gothic Versions. 2. Missionary expansion in India and China. 3. The Gothic Bible of Ulfilas. 4. Decline of Bible reading in Middle Ages. 5. The English Bible. IV. BIBLE TRANSLATION IN THE MODERN MISSIONARY MOVEMENT. 1. Bible wonderfully adapted to translation. 2. Great numbers of translations (Compared to other books, The Pilgrim's Progress). 3. Bible Translations essential to missionary progress. 4. Difficulties of Bible Translation. 5. Benefits conferred by Bible Translation. V. SOME NOTABLE TRANSLATORS. I. William Carey. 1. Adoniram Judson of Burma. 3. Robert Morrison, Schereschewsky, Wells Williams, and Gutzlaff of China. 4. Brown and Hepburn of Japan. 5. Hiram Bingham, Henry Nott, John Williams, John G. Paton, and W. G. Lawes of the Pacific Islands. VI. ROMANCES OF BIBLE TRANSLATION. 1. In Madagascar. 2. In Darkest Africa (Pilkington of Uganda). 3. The White Man's Book of Heaven. 4. The Dakota, Navaho, and Cherokee Bibles. 5. In Moslem lands. VII. BIBLE TRIUMPHS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. 1. Translation of Scriptures a mighty achievem...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1920. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PART TWO OUTLINE OF CHAPTER III. Aim: To set forth the work of translators through whose labors the Bible has become the pos...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217572103

ISBN - 13:9780217572101

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