English translation: residue/after-effects/remembrance/relic...
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Spanish to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Religion
Spanish term or phrase:memoria
Esta “reconstrucción” es un benéfico antídoto a la continua “desconstrucción” del Jesús histórico, que no es sólo memoria de la investigación racionalista académica, sino también una actual reproposición en Internet de la tesis sobre la creación tardía y tendenciosa de la “historia de Jesús”.
@Yaiza: You can get the message across using any of the above words, hangover included.
As you can see in Merriam-Webster, "reminiscence" also means the "survival" of something or the "imitation" of something, suggesting that there has been a harmful influence of the rationalist -scientific approach on the study of christianism.
One of the reasons I chose this word was its closeness to the word "memoria".
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4: something so like another as to be regarded as an unconscious repetition, imitation, or survival
Explanation: I would rephrase the sentence: This "reconstruction" is like a balsam, opposed to the "deconstruction" of Jesus' historical figure, which remains as a result of rational academic research. Or you can also say that we are dragging the consequences of this research and now this "reconstruction" brings a new perspective.
Y. Peraza Local time: 11:27 Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in category: 5
Explanation: I think "a hangover from" would go quite well here: it's a somewhat more tendentious term than "memoria", but I think it's consistent with the tone of the original. Hangover doesn't only mean "resaca"! It also means "something remaining behind from a former period or state of affairs" (dictionary.com), and that's the sense I have in mind here.
Charles Davis Spain Local time: 11:27 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in category: 84