Re: Modern English
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Alban Mosher" <alban@c...>
> Are there any ROCOR parishes that use modern English in theliturgical services. If so, which translation do they use. The GOA
monastery of St. Gregory Palamas has some excellent modern English
translations, some of which are available for download in .pdf format.
>Please define "Modern English". As linguists and historians use the
> In IC XC,
term, it refers to English from the 16th century onwards. So this
would include Shakespeare and the King James Bible. The English
before that was Middle English, as found in Chaucer. I assume,
though, when you say "Middle English" you're referring to English as
it's currently spoken.
Fr. Peter Jackson