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The New Testament in Scots

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In making this Scots translation of the New Testament, the author undertook the project of recreating Scots prose, and went to work scrutinizing upwards of 180 translations in more than 20 languagesalways apparent. Transcribed, edited, and published by his son Robin Lorimer, this scholarly and dramatically fresh reading of an already familiar text caused a sensation when ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by Canongate UK
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New Testament translated into Scottish dialect

William Lorimer undertook aproject of recreating the New testament into Scots prose. He scrutinized upwards of 180 translations in more than 20 languages.

Using original manuscripts, the Greek scholar William Lorimer spent the last 10 years of his life working on the New Testament, in which each of the Gospes have a different form of Scots dialect to match the different forms of Greek used by the various apostles and scribes.
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