Faithful Renderings: Jewish-Christian Difference and the by Naomi Seidman

By Naomi Seidman

Faithful Renderings reads translation background in the course of the lens of Jewish–Christian distinction and, conversely, perspectives Jewish–Christian distinction as an impression of translation. Subjecting translation to a theological-political research, Seidman asks how the charged Jewish–Christian relationship—and extra rather the dependence of Christianity at the texts and translations of a rival religion—has haunted the speculation and perform of translation within the West. 

Bringing jointly significant concerns in translation reviews with episodes in Jewish–Christian historical past, Naomi Seidman considers a variety of texts, from the Bible to Elie Wiesel’s Night, delving into such controversies because the accuracy of varied Bible translations, the medieval use of converts from Judaism to Christianity as translators, the censorship of anti-Christian references in Jewish texts, and the interpretation of Holocaust testimony. Faithful Renderings eventually finds that translation isn't a marginal phenomenon yet fairly a very important factor for figuring out the family members among Jews and Christians and certainly the improvement of every spiritual community.

 

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