Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi

List of John Benjamins publications for which Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi plays a role.


Al-Sharafi, Abdul Gabbar and Rizwan Ahmad 2022 Translating the sacred: Agency in translating verb-noun alternation in the Qur’anBabel 68:3, pp. 317–340 | Article
One of the contentious issues in religious translation since the legendary St. Jerome is the degree of the translator’s agency. The point of contention has been whether the translator can exercise agency and freedom in translating sacred texts or they should strictly adhere to the form and attend… read more
How legitimacy narratives in conflict zones are constructed and mediated through translation remains largely under-researched. This article investigates the strategies that the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, uses to construct narratives of legitimacy for the Houthi… read more