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ERIC Number: EJ664664
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-1905
Religion as a Site of Language Contact.
Spolsky, Bernard
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v23 p81-94 2003
Provides an overview of early work on the translation of sacred texts into various languages. Reviews the language use patterns and practices historically characteristic of different religious traditions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Quakerism. Describes linguistic effects of missionary activity in several postcolonial settings, concentrating mainly on those pertaining to Christian groups. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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