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Books I Have Read: Christian Mission in the C20

If you are interested in the development of missiology in the twentieth century and things like the 1910 Edinburgh Conference and the development of the International Mission Council, the World Council of Churches and Lausanne are you thing, then
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Bevans on Translation

Words carry much more than denotative meanings; the are the vehicles of all sorts of emotional and cultural connotations as well. Languages such as Hebrew, from which one translates the Bible and Ilokano, into which on translates, do not
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Do We Really Care?

Work for justice, protection of the environment, poverty relief and the needs of the persecuted are all vitally important. We have to do them. But if our ambition stops there, we are simply ignoring a key part of our
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All The Translations? Give Me Strength!

Meanwhile, as writers about English language Bible score cheap points off each other, there are something like 180 million people who don't have a single word of Scripture available to them. This is the real scandal of our age;
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The Bible, The Church and Culture

The church's challenge today remains the same: to articulate with integrity the substance and detail of the faith in terms accessible and persuasive to our neighbors around the world.
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Render Unto Caesar…

Two senior clergy were invited on to the Today programme to have a public row about the tax, banks and leadership. I'm far from convinced that they did the right thing in accepting.
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Are Daily Mail Readers Evil?

I really don't think that the Jesus who sat down with sinners, tax-cheats (another group that are beyond the pale) and prostitutes would be quite so quick to write off a whole bunch of people just because of the
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Books I have Read: An Enquiry

Our Lord Jesus Christ, a little before his departure, commissioned his apostles to Go, and teach all nations; or, as another evangelist expresses it, Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. This commission was
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