The Resource Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation, John Harris

Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation, John Harris

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Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation
Title
Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation
Statement of responsibility
John Harris
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the changing attitudes of Christian missionaries to the translation of the Bible into Aboriginal languages; attitudes to the significance of their work; colonial/missionary attitudes to Aboriginal languages; language as 'evidence' of evolutionary inferiority; the notion of a 'dying race'; early nineteenth-century bible translation - Threlkeld, Watson, Gunther, Wilkinson, Schmidt, Schurmann, Teichelmann, Meyer, Smithies, Salvado; translation in the late nineteenth-century - Ridley, Hale, Bulmer, Matthews, Taplin, Carl Strehlow, J.G. Reuther and the Lutheran Church; argues that Australian Aboriginal languages were deliberately ignored by Christian missionaries during the nineteenth century; twentieth century translations - Carl and Theodore Strehlow, Love, Trudinger, Nell and Len Harris, Webb, Lowe, Stokes, Douglas, the Summer Institute of Linguistics, the Bible Society in Australia; significance of Aboriginal translations of the Bible
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Harris, John W
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Bible
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Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation, John Harris
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
p. [127]-143
Label
Aboriginal languages, Christian missionaries, and Bible translation, John Harris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Extent
p. [127]-143

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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)Borrow it
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