Tag: Chinese Union Version

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The Translation of the Bible into Chinese

A Book Review

Reading Peng’s book, alongside the research of many other scholars of the Chinese Bible, reminds China workers today of the very real merits of the Union translation as well as its prominence within the Chinese church.

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10 Quotes about the Chinese Bible

According to Jost Oliver Zetzsche, "the first edition of the completed Mandarin Union Version was received from the printer on April 22, 1919." That is 100 years ago today!

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A Reader Responds to “The Chinese Bible”

A reader with years of experience in rural Bible distribution responds to "The Chinese Bible"

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Finding the “Pastoral Middle” in the Translations Debate

A reader shares his thoughts on the Chinese Union Version of the Bible. 

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Which Chinese Bible Should I Recommend People Read?

A helpful overview of the various versions of the Chinese Bible and the terms and abbreviations that are commonly used to describe them.

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The Miracle of the Chinese Bible

Like the Chinese church itself, the Chinese Bible has not merely survived; it has flourished.

Chinese Church Voices

An Overview of the Translation of the CUV

Overseas Campus highlights key facts that Bible readers need to know about the translation of the Chinese Union Bible. 

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The Origins of the Chinese Union Version Bible

How did the Chinese Union Version of the Bible come into being? What individuals and teams did the translation work and what sources did they use?Strand provides history along with lessons that can be learned from years of labor.

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Word Choice Challenges

Translation is complex, and the words chosen to communicate concepts are crucial; they can significantly influence the understanding of the reader. Strand gives examples of how translators struggle with this aspect of their work.