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19:58 May 15, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Religion / religion
German term or phrase: sentence
The part in brackets especially.

Das vielbesprochene Problem, ob der Koran erschaffen oder unerschaffen sei, (wird zwar schon seit je als Analogieerscheinung, ja als islamische Nachbildung des Logosproblems behandelt).
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Local time: 07:29
English translation:sentence
Explanation:
The much discussed question whether the Koran is created or uncreated has always been treated as an analogy, even an Islamic imitation of the problem of logos.

[I wouldn't attempt to translate "zwar." Start next sentence with "however" or the like. Or link sentences together: "While the much discussed question ..."]
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Local time: 01:29
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15 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +3
sentence


Explanation:
The much discussed question whether the Koran is created or uncreated has always been treated as an analogy, even an Islamic imitation of the problem of logos.

[I wouldn't attempt to translate "zwar." Start next sentence with "however" or the like. Or link sentences together: "While the much discussed question ..."]

ntext
United States
Local time: 01:29
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 24

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ursula Peter-Czichi: maybe: the islamic version of the logos problem (the old chicken-and-egg problem: Where was God before he created the universe?).
6 mins

agree  jerrie: as to whether...an apparent analogy...or even as an...
7 mins

agree  Guereau: maybe "... analogy, indeed an Islamic counterpart to the problem of logos"
1 hr
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