Lighting the lamp on the pathway of life (softcover)

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Lighting the lamp on the pathway of life (softcover)

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Author: Eric A Hermanson

Introducing “Lighting the Lamp on the Pathway of Life”

Discover the profound history of the Bible Society’s translation initiatives across 23 languages in Southern Africa. From pre-independence endeavors in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, and South West Africa (Namibia) to the evolution of autonomous Bible Societies, this book captures the remarkable journey of bringing the Bible to diverse communities.

Explore the challenges and triumphs akin to the Apostle Paul’s experiences faced by Bible translators. From unexpected opposition to navigating perilous situations, this narrative showcases their unwavering dedication. Through 120 captivating photographs and insightful footnotes, the 320-page book is a testament to the translators’ joy, jubilation, and ultimate success in delivering the Bible in native languages.

For those intrigued by the origins of the Bible in Southern Africa, this book offers a compelling narrative. Whether it’s the first complete Bible in a mother tongue or the evolution of Afrikaans translations from 1983 to 2020, “Lighting the Lamp on the Pathway of Life” is a valuable resource.

Delve into the captivating story of how the Bible found its voice in the languages of Southern Africa.

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