What Is Wrong With This Picture?

What Bible would Jesus use? He'd use scrolls in Greek, Hebrew or Aramaic. We simply cannot co-opt Jesus into our arguments about which Bible to use (or anything else in contemporary life for that matt...

Bible and Mission Links 29

The hardest thing there is in ministry is getting people to just open up their Bibles. Be a champion for getting people into the Word of God; don't be a champion for getting people away from a transla...

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 t...

Who Did What To Whom?

Some people say that translation should always be word for word; that's all well and good, but if you want people to understand your translation, you have to respect the normal structures of the langu...

NT Wright On Bible Translation

"The question of translating scripture had already been faced when scribes, after the exile in Babylon, ‘interpreted’ the ancient Hebrew scriptures into Aramaic so the ordinary people could unders...