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Bible Translations

As part of my way of understanding the word of God more I use the NIV and Message versions of the bible as well as have Bible Gateway on my phone. 432 more words


Bible Translations and Hermeneutics

It’s become almost a rite of passage to engage in the “translation” debate on which Bible translation is the best. Often, the dignity of a translation rests upon the loudest voices, or salvation through the survey, or “whatever is being handed out for free” at the local church. 2,483 more words


Lost In Translation

How many ways can you say the same thing? Bible translations provide a clue. BibleStudyTools.com (external link) is a wonderful resource that lets you compare your favorite passage among two dozen or so Bible translations. 466 more words

The Cambridge Clarion: A Brief Review

I went and bought another Bible. But with good reason, I think.

Around the time I switched from the ESV to the NIV, I had to buy a Bible (we had not so much as an NIV in the house; I had been test reading it in digital format only). 1,993 more words



As the light waves of energy of a new day

Begin to wash down in rhythm

A good flow with a Divine gentle breeze, 345 more words

The “Christian Standard Bible” 2017 Review

Every ten years or so, I change the Bible translation I use for my personal devotions in order to force myself to read, re-highlight, and re-notate the text afresh. 1,531 more words


The Bible: 5 key points English teachers should be aware of.


Why do you need to know about the Bible to be an effective English teacher? Surely, it’s a religious text?

  1. It is also possibly the most influential literary text ever written.
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