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Interpreting at Church

3.60  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Leo Yates, Jr.'s Interpreting at Church: A Paradigm for Sign Language Interpreters is a well-written and one-of-a-kind resource that discusses essential information for sign language interpreters who will provide professional services in a church or other Christian environment. The book covers a wide range of materials including certification, ethical and legal issues, sta ...more
Paperback, 233 pages
Published December 14th 2006 by Booksurge Publishing
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Nov 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I've met a lot of people who learned to sign at church then started interpreting for their church without having any other experience or knowledge of the interpreting profession. This book would be extremely helpful to such people.

The book would also be helpful to experienced interpreters who are dealing with the challenges of interpreting in a church where they are also a member. It addresses such topics as payment and whether it is acceptable for an interpreter to participate actively in a ser
Doug Stringham
Disheartening; not what I expected. Mr. Yates could have written a volume that could be a very helpful resource about difficulties and challenges in interpreting for a variety of ecumenical situations: liturgy, parishioner/clergy interaction, and their denominational differences. Instead, it wastes time on describing certification types, providing poor gloss translations for scriptures, and just generally misses the mark on the topic. This should have been titled, "How I Would Interpret In My Co ...more
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