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Judaism, Christianity and IslamCollaboration and Conflict in the Age of Diaspora$
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Sander L. Gilman

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208272

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208272.001.0001

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Peoples of the Book

Peoples of the Book

Religion, Language, Nationalism, and the Politics of Sacred Text Translation1

(p.1) 1 Peoples of the Book
Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Martin J. Wein

Benjamin Hary

Hong Kong University Press

Chapter 1 is a cultural critique on the phenomenon of sacred text translation, centering on the enormous global Bible translation project, but also including comparative references to the Qur‘an, and to sacred texts of religions other than Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This is framed by a general discussion of the triangular relationship of language, religion and nationalism.

Keywords:   Abrahamic religions, Abrahamic religions, Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Diaspora, Jews, Muslim, Secular, Minority groups, Rituals

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