Contextual Sensitivity

Philip Burton

in The Old Latin Gospels

Published in print November 2000 | ISBN: 9780198269885
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600449 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies

 Contextual Sensitivity

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An analysis of the extent to which the Old Latin Gospels are characterized by literalism, based on a study of the extent to which the translators will vary their translations of given terms according to context. Factors such as Latin idiom and theological nuance are discussed.

Keywords: Latin idiom; literalism; Old Latin; translation technique

Chapter.  3885 words. 

Subjects: Early Christianity

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