Russian Bible Wars: Modern Scriptural Translation and Cultural Authority

Russian Bible Wars: Modern Scriptural Translation and Cultural Authority

by Stephen K. Batalden

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316600924
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 01/21/2016
Pages: 398
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Stephen K. Batalden is Professor of History and Director of the Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies at Arizona State University.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Origins of the Russian Bible Society; 2. Technology and textology; 3. Foreign and clandestine publishing in Nikolaevan Russia; 4. The Synodal Bible; 5. Russian Biblical translation and the Jewish Question; 6. Colportage, Sectarianism and Russian Bible publication; Afterword: Russian Biblical translations in the twentieth century; Appendix: annotated bibliography of the Russian Bible, 1794-1991; Bibliography; Index.

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