English article: Japan to create world’s first Bible for deaf

June 20, 2013


Japan Deaf Evangel Mission (JDEM), a Nippon organization, is trying to change that by creating the first full-text sign language Bible using video-recorded Scriptures.

The organization’s mission, as they describe it, is to “translate the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures into Japanese Sign Language (JSL) and produce them on visual media, placing these Bible tapes for sale in bookstores throughout Japan.”

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