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2019, "Adaptation Studies", in Philip A. Noss and Charles S. Houser (eds.) A Guide to Bible Translation: People, Languages, and Topics, Maitland, FL (US) and Swindon (UK), Xulon Press and the United Bible Societies, pp.280-283.

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