Translating the Word of God Author:John Beekman and John Callow Translating the Word of God reflects the expeience accumulated over more than twenty years by the authors as they have translated and checked New Testaments for minority groups in different parts of the world. It is not merely a technical handbook for translators but it is also relevant to pastors, Bible teachers and Bible students since they ... more »ask the same questions of the text which the translator must answer.
the authros follow the idiomatic approach to Bible trasnaltion, emphasizing the message or meaning rather than simply the form of the source language. Few authors have had the practical experience in solving New Testament translation problems (as they relate to tribal languages) that Wycliffe transators John Beekman and John Callow have had.
This makes their book both practical and authoritative - an informational treasure trove.« less