Dr Harry Freedman

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Dr Harry Freedman is a writer and academic with a PhD in Aramaic. His previous books include The Talmud: A Biography. He contributed to the Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture and has written for the JC, the JQ, Judaism Today and the Huffington Post.
 

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2016

The Murderous History of Bible Translation

The Bible has been translated more times and into more languages than any other book. Harry Freedman, Bishop Michael Ipgrave and Rabbi Raphael Zarum discuss the dark history of these translations.  

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Harry Freedman, Bishop Michael Ipgrave and Rabbi Raphael Zarum analyse the surprising damage inflicted by troublesome translations.

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