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God Speaks Navajo
Ethel Emily Wallis
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God Speaks Navajo

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Updated Edition with new matieral added. Two unlikely players emerge as the heroes of this narrative: Geronimo Martin, a blind Navajo Indian, and Faye Edgerton, a little white woman in poor health. Gifted and determined, from two different cultures, they prayed and persevered, and finally produced the Navajo New Testament in 1956. At a time when English was used in churche ...more
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Apr 25, 2012 Kristina rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Christians, indians, linguists,
This book was very insightful about linguistics and culture and the dedication required to accurately translate any important work, especially something as important as faith. Faye Edgerton became dedicated to translating the bible to Navajo early in life and remained faithful to that until the time of her death. With the help of a blind Navajo Indian man, Geronimo Martin, some ground breaking work was done.

It became clear in a very short order that it wouldn't be a simple translation, but would
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