I do know that people want their Bible to sound like a Bible. If we honestly believe that people would get a more accurate, clearer understanding of the Bible through some non-traditional sounding Bible, we have to be willing to set an example to others of the benefits that can come from CAN Bible translations. If we do, and if some people gain spiritually, emotionally, and intellectually from a Bible version outside a traditional mold, it requires a miracle that helps people Accept the newer version.Check it out, it's worth the read.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
CANA Translation - from Better Bibles Blog
Better Bibles Blog is an excellent resource for those interested in Bible translation and for those with questions about specific points. I often get questions about what the best Bible translation is. It is a hard question to answer. I can give you my favorites, but even those preferences have changed over time. I can give you my approach to picking translations, but I am not you. Better Bibles Blog offers some general thoughts about translations, their acceptance and their quality. The post is clear, simple and recognizes the spiritual qualities of translations as well as the academic.