Translation Breakdown
 Translation Consequences
 Translation Limitations
 A Translation Mandate
 A Translation Issue
 Vulnerability Defined
 A Vulnerability
 So what does that mean?
 The Consequent Difference of John
 So What is John?

Series [All]
 Confessions of a Jewish Skeptic (4)
 Exploring Translation Theories (25)
 Leaving the Jewish Fold (3)
 Memory and Identity
 Religion and Cultural Memory (51)
 The Creative Word (19)
 The Cross-Cultural Process (7)
 The Oral Gospel Tradition (4)
 We the People (8)


Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Footnote Three

The Creative Word: Canon as a Model for Biblical Education, Second Ed.,
Walter Brueggemann, Fortress Press, 2015, page 21

It is interesting - as it usually is with Walter Brueggemann - to check the footnotes for yesterday's extract from Chapter 2 of this book. He cites two other authors, Peter Berger and Michael Fishbane. But you'll need to buy and read the book to get the full sourcing ...

It is precisely the interplay between the generations that concerns Torah. Peter Berger observes, "every society that continues in time faces the problem of transmitting its objectivated meanings from one generation to the next."

So this isn't just a contemporary problem, then ...

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