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Disciples Theology and Polity Translations

Disciples theology and polity now translated into Korean

Partnership of Chalice Press, Reconciliation Ministries and NAPAD

Disciples Thumbnail Sketches, a series of handouts describing basics Disciples theology and polity,is now available in Korean as well as English and Spanish.

Funded in part by a Reconciliation Ministry grant, the Korean translation completed by Chalice Press is the first new translation serving the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)’s diverse – and growing – population.

“Our partners in ministry identified a real need in these communities: clear, accurate information about the Disciples’ faith and beliefs for new church members or visitors,” says Chalice Press president Brad Lyons. “The Disciples’ significant Korean-American population was our priority, and we hope to can add a variety of languages over the next few years.”

At first glance translations seem relatively simple, but nuanced subjects like faith and religion require more delicate handling. Publishing Solutions Group, Inc., handled the initial translation, and Pumsup Shim, a Disciple pastor in Chicago, polished the manuscript. NAPAD’s Jinsuk Chun reviewed the final draft.  Read more

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