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Author Oates, Lynette F. (Lynette Frances)

Title Against the wind : Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia in action / Lynnette Oates ; with a foreword by Tim Costello
Published [Lavington, N.S.W.] : G. Van Brummelen, published in cooperation with Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia, 2003


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Description iv, 234 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Summary Focuses on contribution of Australians to work of translating the Bible and to Australian society and world scene at academic, government, educational and social levels through Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia (WBTA) and South Pacific Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL); history covers contributions made in Australia, Philippines and Papua New Guinea; history of WBTA and SIL and their work, including establishment of Australian Aborigines Branch; work with Aboriginal languages; translations; difficulties; innovations; contributors to work; literacy programs; work with Australian Indigenous people; Indigenous translators
Notes "Published in cooperation with Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia."
Subject Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Wycliffe Bible Translators -- History.
Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia -- History.
Summer Institute of Linguistics -- History.
SUBJECT Bible -- Translating -- Australia -- History.
Bible -- Translating.
Bible -- Translating -- Australia -- History.
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Australia.
Author Wycliffe Bible Translators.
LC no. 2004396490
ISBN 0975129805