Tag: translation

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    “The idea of the Talmud is that you are allowed to ask questions about everything,” says Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. He calls the Talmud “the central pillar Jewish culture” and “a vast book encouraging you to ask questions.” More

    November 21, 2012 | Comments

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    “New Haggadahs will be written until there are no more Jews to write them. Or until our destiny has been fulfilled, and there is no more need to say, ‘Next year in Jerusalem.’” More

    March 30, 2012 | Comments

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    Father Larry Janowski says the new, more literal translation of the words of the Mass from the original Latin are “like sawdust in the mouth. They’re difficult to say.” More

    December 2, 2011 | Comments

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    “There is no such thing as a perfect translation. Every translation is in some ways an experiment, and there are many parts of the new translation that are much better.” More

    December 2, 2011 | Comments

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    As the world celebrates the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, is its voice receding in American culture? More

    September 20, 2011 | Comments

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    “When Muslims want to respectfully dispose of a text of the Qur’an that is no longer usable, we will burn it,” says Imam Jihad Turk, director of religious affairs at the Islamic Center of Southern California. More

    September 16, 2011 | Comments

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    It was the Bible of the speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., says author Jon Sweeney. “It’s the basis of cultural identity in the United States more than any other book.” More

    August 5, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch more about the history surrounding the 1611 publication of the King James Version of the Bible. More

    August 5, 2011 | Comments

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    “The psalms continue to be wholly relevant to our spiritual quests today,” says poet, writer, and former rabbinical student Pamela Greenberg. More

    November 24, 2010 | Comments

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    Watch more of producer Susan Goldstein’s interview with writer Pamela Greenberg, whose new translation of the Book of Psalms is being praised for its literary beauty. More

    November 24, 2010 | Comments

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