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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