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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  • 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 sacrilegious.
    12/7/2012 - 10:00 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 ...
    12/2/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
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