Author: Solomon Caesar Malan
Title: A letter to the right honourable the Earl of Shaftesbury ; president of the British and Foreign Bible Society : on the pantheistic and on the Buddhistic tendency of the Chinese and of the Mongolian versions of the Bible published by that society
Publisher: London : Bell and Daldy
Subject (keywords, tags): Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1801-1885; British and Foreign Bible Society; Bible; Bi
Contributor: University of California Libraries
Size: 24 kb
||Implications in Translation
||While on the subject of Chinese translations, those who are curious may wish to download the Old Testament (Mandarin / Wenli / Chinese) of Schereschewsky.
This can be downloaded at:
Those who are seeking an Arabic Edition of the
Holy Scriptures (or dealing with translation issues) May find that here:
Arabic New Testament 1867 Van Dyck Original
The Persian Version of the N.T. is available at:
Issues of Translation and improper or problematic changes (to the translations into new languages) by the BFBS had already been raised in other publications, such as:
Reasons of exception to the circulation of Romish versions by the British and Foreign Bible Society [microform] (1868)
and the work by Haldane
Review of the conduct of the directors of the British and Foreign Bible Society relative to the Apocrypha and to their administration on the continent
Nevertheless, each piece of information is important and contributes to the discussion.
So it remains encouraging that the letter to the Earl of Shaftesbury had made its way to a bit wider audience.
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