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And God said : how translations conceal the Bible's original meaning

Author: Joel M Hoffman
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Hoffman shares revelations about mistranslations in the Bible. He offers insight into such examples as the actual intentions of the Ten Commandments, the mistaken description of a virgin birth, and the message of the Song of Solomon.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel M Hoffman
ISBN: 9780312565589 0312565585
OCLC Number: 428027227
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The King's English : why we're all stuck in the Middle Ages --
Recapturing the past : what does the Hebrew mean? --
Bridging the gap : writing Hebrew in English --
Heart and soul : what makes us human --
Kings and shepherds : who we are --
My sister, my bride : how we see each other --
Wanting, talking, and killing : how we live --
Virgins and other young people : how we mark our years --
Conclusion: The power of words (or go marry a harlot).
Other Titles: How translations conceal the Bible's original meaning
Responsibility: Joel M. Hoffman.

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Hoffman shares revelations about mistranslations in the Bible. He offers insight into such examples as the actual intentions of the Ten Commandments, the mistaken description of a virgin birth, and the message of the Song of Solomon.

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