Category Archives: Translation

The many sins of Newsweek’s expose on the Bible (COMMENTARY) – Justin Taylor

Justin Taylor, writing for the Religion News Service, adds his critique of Newsweek’s recent article on the Bible to others about which I’ve posted.  He closes with this: If Eichenwald wants to engage his subject matter with the true intellectual … Continue reading

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A Christmas Gift from the Mainstream Media: Newsweek Takes a Desperate Swipe at the Integrity of the Bible (Part 2) | Canon Fodder

Here’s how Michael Kruger begins “Part Two” of his critique of Newsweek’s “hit piece” on the Bible. On Christmas Eve, I wrote part one of my review of Kurt Eichenwald’s piece, and highlighted not only the substantive and inexcusable litany … Continue reading

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Newsweek on the Bible — So Misrepresented It’s a Sin – Albert Mohler

Al Mohler joins with Michael Kruger and Daniel Wallace to create a chorus of criticism for Newsweek and its writer Kurt Eichenwald and their cover story “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” (8 min read; 2,083 words) Newsweek on … Continue reading

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Predictable Christmas fare: Newsweek’s Tirade against the Bible | Daniel B. Wallace

Yesterday I drew attention to Michael Kruger’s scathing criticism of Newsweek’s recent major misrepresentation of the Bible.  Another New Testament scholar, Daniel Wallace was similarly incensed. Dan Wallace concludes his critique with this: I applaud Kurt Eichenwald for stirring up … Continue reading

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Michael Kruger Addresses Kurt Eichenwald of Newsweek

On December 23, 2014, Newsweek published a 9,000-word cover-story by Kurt Eichenwald titled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.”  Professor Michael J. Kruger of Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte gives it its due this first installment of a response. … Continue reading

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2013 Best-Selling English Versions of the Bible

2013 BEST SELLING BIBLES BY TRANSLATION from Baker Book House Church Connection I wish the NASB was #1.  I will maintain hope.

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Septuagint as Targum: Use of the Septuagint in Hebrews 10:5 by Kevin D. Johnson

Septuagint as Targum: Use of the Septuagint in Hebrews 10:5  [Editorial note: as of August 23, 2014, this link is no longer being supported by the publisher.] This is a scholarly article of 2,100 words, which includes footnotes and a bibliography. … Continue reading

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Bible translations reach nearly 5 billion worldwide; Bible is more accessible now than at anytime in history

Bible translations reach nearly 5 billion worldwide – Orlando Sentinel. Bible Is More Accessible Now Than Anytime in History -Christian Post

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Did the Bible go through Countless Revisions? – Mike Licona, PhD

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8mnxzHoPqE&feature=em-uploademail Has the Bible been through a number of additions and revisions? Mike Licona answers this question. (Video 2:55)

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An Introduction to the Septuagint, the Old Testament in Greek

Opening paragraph: In our readings from Justin in the past and coming weeks, Justin makes a spirited case for Christianity on the basis of the Old Testament. Though Justin had access to the “memoirs of the apostles,” which likely included … Continue reading

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