versión ISSN 0718-9273
SILVA RETAMALES, Santiago. «Do you understand what you read?»: (Acts 8,30) About the translation of the Bible of the Church in America. Veritas [online]. 2012, n.27, pp. 165-191. ISSN 0718-9273. doi: 10.4067/S0718-92732012000200008.
This article aims to present the criteria used for the translation of the Bible called the Holy Scriptures of the Church in America (BIA). We seek to answer the question: What is the basis hermeneutics of this new translation sponsored by the Latin American Episcopal Council (CELAM)? These pages want to emphasize that Scripture is not just any book, but it is the literary expression of the religion of a people. Moreover, the theme of this article can help the reader to evaluate the quality of biblical translations currently circulating and the criteria for determining when to use a translation or another.
Palabras clave : hermeneutic; Bible; translation; Latiamerican Bishop’s Council (CELAM).