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By JostOliver Zetzsche

The Union model, China's preeminent and most generally used translation of the Bible, had accomplished the prestige of a sacred chinese language vintage in the chinese language Church no longer lengthy after its book in 1919. Jost Zetzsche's monograph in this outstanding translation strains the old and linguistic history that ended in the choice to translate the Union model, with certain analyses of the interpretation efforts that preceeded it. particular realization is given to the cooperation and disagreement between Protestant denominations in addition to the emerging prominence of the chinese language translators as those teams tried to shape a cohesive translation of the Bible. this can be set opposed to the heritage of the improvement of the chinese in the course of the 30-year translation method, either within the conception of the translators and within the state at large.

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