After Long Disdain, Jamaica Gets 1st Patois Bible

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- When English teacher Faith Linton first proposed translating the Bible into Jamaica's patois tongue in the late 1950s, most people who heard the idea shook their heads....

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    KINGSTON, Jamaica — When English teacher Faith Linton first proposed translating the Bible into Jamaica’s patois tongue in the late 1950s, most people who heard the idea shook their heads. Some on the deeply Christian island believed it was sacrilegious.
    12/13/2012 - 1:57 pm | View Link
  • After long disdain, Jamaica gets 1st patois Bible
    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When English teacher Faith Linton first proposed translating the Bible into Jamaica’s patois tongue in the late 1950s, most people who heard the idea shook their heads. Some on the deeply Christian island believed it was ...
    12/8/2012 - 4:31 am | View Link
  • After long disdain, Jamaica gets 1st patois Bible
    empowering move that will finally affirm the indigenous tongue as a distinct language in Jamaica. For patois expert Hubert Devonish, a linguist who is coordinator of the Jamaican Language Unit at the University of the West Indies, the Bible translation is ...
    12/8/2012 - 4:23 am | View Link
  • After long disdain, Jamaica gets 1st patois Bible
    KINGSTON, Jamaica — When English teacher Faith Linton first proposed translating the Bible into Jamaica's patois tongue in the late 1950s, most people who heard the idea shook their heads. Some on the deeply Christian island believed it was sacrilegious.
    12/8/2012 - 4:22 am | View Link
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