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History of the Translation of the Bible into Malay Language

Written by Mong Palatino On 11 January 2014 @ 2:34 am | No Comments

In East Asia, English, History, Malaysia, Quick Reads, Religion

Robert Hunt's paper on the history [1] of the translation of the bible into Malay could provide more background into the current controversy in Malaysia where hundreds of bibles were recently confiscated for containing the word ‘Allah’ to refer to God. Non-Muslims are prohibited by law in Malaysia to use ‘Allah’ in their religious publications so as not to confuse the public.


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