Thursday, 3 July 2008

News Re Jamaican Bible Gone Global

Oh yea, the Jamaicans have done it again! The news has spread to USA, Canada, UK, New Zealand, etc.

Here are the 1st two paragraphs of the British Telegraph:

Plans to translate the Bible into patois - Jamaica's unofficial language - have ignited a fiery debate between those who say it empowers Jamaicans and traditionalists who say it dilutes the value of the Scripture.

As Caribbean-based religious group search for translators to help with the £500,000 project, religious leaders claim the audio translation would make the Bible accessible to average churchgoers and to those who might not read it otherwise.

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