Eddie and Sue Arthur

Tag: Bible Translation

Translating Colossians 1:20

In our Sunday morning service yesterday we had a reading of one of my favourite verses. Colossians 1:20. Rather surprisingly, the reading was from a translation we don’t often use at our Church; the English Standard Version or… Read More

Why is Bible Translation Important?

We have been involved in Bible translation for over twenty years now. Obviously, we think that translating the Scriptures is vitally important and we’ve posted things elsewhere on this website that indicate why. However, I’d be very interested… Read More

Are Sisters Brothers

I really must get round to writing something myself in the next few days. In the meantime, there is another excellent article on the Better Bible Blog entitled Are Sisters Brothers? This gives a great insight into the… Read More

Better Bibles Blog: Luke 2:16 How many were in the manger?

Better Bibles Blog: Luke 2:16 How many were in the manger? The NRSV has the following wording for Luke 2:16 So they went with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the child lying in the manger. If… Read More

Translation and Gender Issues

Gordon Tisher of the Balafon blog has posted an interesting article on translation and gender issues. He is specifically commenting on some of the questions raised by the Inclusive edition of the NIV, but he actually gives a… Read More

John Piper on Bible Translation

John Piper has a very good short article on oral cultures and Bible Translation. You can see it by clicking here. This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other… Read More

Bible Translation and the Incarnation

The last few weeks, I’ve been mulling over what Bible translation is all about (this comes a bit late, after twenty years in the field). At the most basic level, Bible translation is a very effective tool for… Read More

God Speaks To All People

For anyone who is interested, I’ve just developed a short web page with links to a presentation I’ve written for a Christian Conference later this week. You can download the Script, Powerpoint and a handout. There are also… Read More

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