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Psalmberyming in Afrikaans

F I J van Rensburg
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 27, No 3 | a205 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v27i3.205 | © 2006 F I J van Rensburg | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 30 September 2006 | Published: 30 September 2006

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The article maps the process by means of which the versification of the Hebrew Psalms in Afrikaans, with its goal of acceptance by the relevant clerical bodies and their ecclesiastical community as a whole, ran its course. The process is illustrated by the history of the two versifications officially commissioned and approved by the mainstream Afrikaans churches, namely those of Totius (professor J D du Toit) and professor


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