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Sowing the word : the cultural impact of the British and Foreign Bible Society, 1804-2004

Author: Stephen K Batalden; Kathleen Cann; John Dean
Publisher: Sheffield : Sheffield Phoenix, 2004.
Series: Bible in the modern world, 3.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen K Batalden; Kathleen Cann; John Dean
ISBN: 1905048084 9781905048083 9781905048656 1905048653
OCLC Number: 57529102
Description: xii, 380 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contents: The archives of the British and Foreign Bible Society / Kathleen Cann --
The Bible Society and the book trade / Leslie Howsam --
Women and the Bible Society / Roger Martin --
Forgotten labours : women's Bible work and the BFBS / Sarah Lane --
"Without note or comment" : yesterday, today, and tomorrow / Roger Steer --
London Bible House in the 1950s : an illustrated reminiscence / John Dean --
John Hill and the early attempt to study a West African language / Patricia Mirrlees --
Anonymous Bible translators : native literati and the translation of the Bible into Chinese, 1807-1907 / Thor Strandenaes --
Problems in translating the Bible into Manchu : observations on Louis Poirot's Old Testament / Erling von Mende --
The BFBS Petersburg agency and Russian Biblical translation, 1856-1875 / Stephen Batalden --
Bishop Cassian's BFBS-sponsored Russian translation of the New Testament / Sergei Ovsiannikov --
Minority language Biblical translation work in Russia : then and now / David Clark --
Enlightening "a poor, oppressed, and darkened nation" : some early activities of the BFBS in the Levant / Richard Clogg --
The Bible Society's south Slavic Bible in the Balkan maelstrom / Peter Kuzmič --
Robert Pinkerton : principal agent of the BFBS in the kingdoms of Germany / Wayne Detzler --
Obedience and disobedience : George Borrow's idiosyncratic relationship with the Bible Society / Ann Ridler --
The Bible in Spain and Gibraltar / Sue Jackson --
The BFBS and native language literature in nineteenth-century Canada / Joyce Banks --
Sowing by sea : empowering seafarers with the Gospel / Roald Kverndal --
Appendix : A summary catalogue of the BFBS archives / Kathleen Cann.
Series Title: Bible in the modern world, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Batalden, Kathleen Cann and John Dean.

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