Thursday, April 23, 2020
My Book is in Indonesia
Anyhow, I am happy in the Lord that my Tafsiran Injil Yohanes has made it to Indonesian shores and I am sure there will be a demand for it if I promote it there. One of the immediate realisation as a result of the MCO was that how fortunate or timely that I managed to get my two books published in the first two months of the year before the month of March took a turn for worse and we are still unsure when we would get out of this health crisis. I also thank God I had now published academic books in two languages (English and Malay) and entered an elite field of authors that can write and publish in two or more major languages. Paul the apostle certainly was a true bilingual though no Hebrew text of his is extant and only 13 of his Greek letters were kept and survived for posterity. And Malay is certainly not a minor language because together with Indonesia you have close to 300 million speakers and readers of Bahasa Indonesia which is in a large extent, a form of Malay, the language which is used throughout Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore.
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