Bridging the Gap: African Traditional Religion and Bible Translation
Philip C. Stine, Ernst R. Wendland
United Bible Societies, 1990 - Religion - 226 pages
Essays on the problems and solutions in translations of terms having to do with spiritual powers and forces such as "God", "Holy Spirit", "evil spirits", and "devil".
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Traditional Central African Religion
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activity African religion African Traditional Religion akuj ancestors ancestral spirits and/or animals aspects associated Bantu basic behavior biblical Cameroon Central Africa Central African ceremony Chewa Christian church clan concerned context culture dead death distinct divine dynamic ekipe example experience-near concepts force function Gbaya Godi6 Holy Spirit human impersonal important indigenous individual influence initiation interaction interpersonal interpretation involved Juok Kenya kill Kru languages Laago language living Lumbiwe magical manifestation Mbum means medicine Meiganga Nairobi nature ngikujit ngipian Nida normally Old Testament Omieri one's Otieno's particular people's person perspective physical practice prayer principle reality receptor reference relationship religious rite ritual role sacrifice Sd-kao social society sociocultural solidarity sorcery soul source-being specific status supernatural Swahili symbolic taboo Testament things Tonga Turkana language Turkana religion University various verbal village vital Wendland Western witch witchcraft word world-view worship Zambia zuzu