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The Connection Between Language and Culture (Video)

By Jeff A. Benner


In every culture, past and present, the language is closely connected to the culture of the people. If you remove the language or culture from the people, the other will also be lost. In addition, if the Bible is read without understanding the culture behind it, mistranslations and misunderstandings are the result.




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