From English to Algonquian: Early New England Translations

Sincere Convert

Title

Sincere Convert

Date

1689

Description

Thomas Shepard’s popular catechism, The Sincere Convert: Discovering the Small Number of True Beleevers, and the Great Difficulty of Saving Conversion, was first printed in London in 1641. The translation of this work into Algonquian was a joint effort, undertaken by John Eliot, Grindal Rawson, and presumably one or more native interpreters. The Algonquian version of The Sincere Convert was published in 1689.

Creator

Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649.

Publisher

Cambridge [Mass.]: Printed by Samuel Green.

Extent

[4], 161, [3] p. ; 15 cm. (8vo)

Bibliographic Citation

Identifier

328306

Type

Book

Alternative Title

Sampwutteahae Quinnuppekompauaenin ... noh asoowesit Thomas Shephard Quinnuppenimun en Indiane unnontoowaonganit ... noh assoowesit John Eliot. Kah anwhutche ut aiyeuongash oggussemese ontcheteanun nashpe Grindal Rawson. [Eight lines of Scripture texts in Algonquian]

Collection

Citation

Shepard, Thomas, 1605-1649., “Sincere Convert,” From English to Algonquian: Early New England Translations, accessed October 18, 2017, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/EnglishtoAlgonquian/items/show/46.

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