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By John Sawyer

ISBN-10: 0415125464

ISBN-13: 9780415125468

ISBN-10: 0415125472

ISBN-13: 9780415125475

Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts is the 1st finished research of the function of languages and texts within the religions of the Greco-Roman global, together with Judaism and Christianity.
It explores bilingualism, language studying, literacy, e-book creation and translation, in addition to a number of the extra explicitly spiritual elements, together with ideals approximately language, missionary zeal, ritual, conservatism and the ability of a priestly institution.
Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts sheds new mild at the position of the ability of phrases, spoken and written, in religion.

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