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Allusion as Translation Problem: Portuguese Versions of Second Isaiah as Test Case
An allusion in the source text poses a serious problem for a translator. A relevance-theoretic approach would define an “allusion” as the re-use of language from a prior text such that, by calling the prior text to mind, ...
Exegetical Brief: Did Job 'Repent'? (42:6)
The book of Job is replete with hapax legomena, unusual spellings, vexing text-critical questions, and highly compressed and elliptical constructions. Usually the main point is still discernible, but many scholars have ...
First Do No Harm: Toward a Philosophy of Ministry for Short-Term Missions
Prof. Cherney examines the rationale and motivation for sending short-term missionaries: why we send them, whom we should send, and what we send them to do.
God’s Money in God’s Mission: Financial Support and the Minister of the Gospel
In this essay, Kenneth Cherney makes five points about financial support of ministers: 1) it is not a payment for services rendered; 2) it is provision for needs, since this service precludes them from earning a livelihood ...
General Linguistics and Some Exegetical Fallacies
In this Quarterly article Professor Cherney examines the common errors people make during exegesis. He comments on issues such as abuse of etymology, judgments on worldview based on language, focusing too much on individual ...
Uncovering Our Calling: Luther's Reformation Re-emphasis on Christian Vocation
In the 2006 WELS Symposium on the Doctrine of Vocation, Professor Ken Cherney offered this paper, explaining the importance of the this doctrine in the life and teachings of Martin Luther. In his battles with monasticism ...
On Bible Translation and Choosing a Bible
In this Quarterly article Professor Cherney examines the different issues of choosing a Bible translation. He explores the interplay between functional equivalence and formal correspondence, the complexities of what it ...