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All articles & reviews tagged with language

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April 2020
Articles > Scientific (including creation)

Dr Doolittle’s language delusion

Language is amazing, an immense blessing. Where would we be without it? We wouldn’t be doing this, would we? For there would be no reading or writing. There would be no books and no ET! Furthermore, language is intimately related to thought, and thus to mind. Thinking requires language, and language in turn enables…

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The Making of many Bibles

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May 1995
News

The Making of many Bibles

Martin Luther's 'outlaw' period, as he hid in the Wartburg castle masquerading as the mysterious 'Squire George', provided him a venue to fulfil a long-held desire: the translation of the New Testament into German. He believed (in the words of historian Owen Chadwick) that 'The ploughman ought to be able to recite the Scriptures…

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March 1995
Articles > Biblical/theological

The language of faith a personal view …

Everything that is said in a local church must be in a language understood by all; this the Word of God teaches clearly (1 Corinthians 14:1-25). But how narrowly should we interpret the word 'language'? What if everyone in the church speaks the same national language, but the vast majority also speak a dialect…

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