Posts Tagged ‘ Translations ’


May 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Blog Posts

Whoever tells you that theology does not play a role in Bible translation is selling you something. It is probably a “very accurate” translation, or maybe a “very literal” one. There are lots of problems with being too literal when translating, though there is at least one potential benefit: there may be less injection of […]

J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sacramental World, Part Three: Language

Aug 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Blog Posts

This is the third in a three part series. Part One may be read here. [1] In this post, I want to make a few remarks about how language, particularly in its stylistic or aesthetic aspect, relates to reality. I will do this by way of briefly indicating how Middle Earth is rooted in language […]