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Translating the Message The Missionary Impact on Culture

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ISBN-10: 1570758042

ISBN-13: 9781570758041

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Lamin Sanneh

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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Orbis Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Perface to the American Society of Missiology Series
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Thesis
Outstanding Issues
Rationale
Introduction toe the Second Edition
The Birth of Mission: The Jewish-Gentile Frontier
The Jewish Factor
Internal Conditions for Mission
The External Circumstances
The Pauline Factor in Cross-Cultural Mission
Paul and the Pluralist Ferment
Ethnic and Linguistic Factors in Mission
Dichotomy of Church and Mission
Mission and Syncretism
Mission, Reform, and Cultural Relativism
Reform and the Anticlimax of the Crusades
Summary and Conclusion
Mission and the Cultural Assimilation of Christianity: The Hellenistic Factor
Function of Translation
Transition after Constantine
The Roman and Hellenistic phase: A Synopsis
The Language Factor in Religious Assimilation
Christianity and the Confluence of Cultures
Mission in the Upper Danube
The Problem Of Hellenism and the Christian Vision
Summary and Conclusion
The Witness of God and the Vocation of Nations: The Authorized (�King James�) Bible and the Vernacular Ethos
Communication and Identity
Subject
Rationale
Sacred Scripture and the Common Idiom
Defense
Outcome
Appeal
Restrospect and Prospect
Summary and Conclusion
Mission and Colonialism: Vernacularization and Westernization
Spanish Missions in the New World
The Example of Japan
The Example of India
The African Factor in Mission
The Vernacular Issue
Summary and Conclusion
Protest, Reaction, and Renewal: Vernacular Ferment in the Niger Delta
Grievances
Hopes
The Parallel of the English Reformation
Transformation in the Niger Delta
he Role of Dandeson Crowther
The Fell Clutch of Circumstance: Conflict and Renewal
The Recoiling Tension of the Vernacular Spiral
Charismatic Revival and Independency
Summary and Conclusion
Missionary Translation in African Perspective: Religious and Theological Themes
Theological Repercussions
Indigenous Agency
Brief Resume
Interethnic Encounter and Mutual Exchange
Reciprocity
Function of Translation
Religious Renewal and Indigenous Revitalization
Concluding Assessment
�Familiartity Breeds Faith�: First and Last Resorts in Vernacular Translation
The Field Dimension in Translation
Philosophical Ideas of Translation
�The Principle of Recipiency
Language and Contingency
�Familiarity Breeds Faith�
Translation and the Circuitry of Mission
Summary and Conclusion
Translatability in Islam and Christianity with Special Reference to Africa : Recapitulating the Theme
The Islamic Paradigm
The Christian Counterpoint
The Islamic Assessment of Hellenization in Christianity
Reform, Renewal, and Revival
The Comparative African Christian Example
Summary and Conclusion
The Vernacular Principle in Catholic Teaching: Vatican Council II, 1963-1965
Appendix 2
Chapter Bibliographies
Index