Above is my 20-year long-use review of three Oxford Annotated NRSVs. For the past half-year, I have been vacillating about whether to purchase a new Bible. Every time I went to Cokesbury in Atlanta, I drooled over all of my favorite translations. I looked at hard covers and the leather editions. I checked prices andContinue reading “The New Oxford Annotated Study Bible, Fourth Edition, and Me”
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Getting Lost in Translation: Which Bible is Right for You?
I read with some interest the article in the Rockdale Citizen last week about a new “conservative” translation of the Bible. I taught a class on biblical translations once or twice in Sunday school, so these articles always catch my attention. Translating the Bible is a precarious business that requires grammatical approximation and scholarly decision-making. Continue reading “Getting Lost in Translation: Which Bible is Right for You?”