Tag Archives: Ruth

The Bitter Way of the Kola Nut

It’s impossible to predict what you’ll learn on any given day. Today, for the third day of the course I’m teaching this week I wanted to add in a little something extra for my students. Since I’m teaching in the afternoon after everyone’s just eaten but hasn’t had a nap, I often notice my students […]

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What’s in a Name

In gearing up for a workshop in September where translation students will begin translating the book of Ruth, I’ve been doing my homework to anticipate any difficulties we might run into or questions the participants may have. Oftentimes my own questions aren’t those that my African students raise. And the opposite is true as well. […]

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