A User's Guide to Bible Translations: Making the Most of Different Versions

A User's Guide to Bible Translations: Making the Most of Different Versions

by David Dewey

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780830832736
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
Publication date: 01/27/2005
Pages: 239
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

David Dewey is minister of Sutcliff Baptist Church. He is the author of Faith and Common Sense and The Bible Unwrapped. He has served previously as features editor of the British newspaper, Baptist Times.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Permissions
List of Abbreviations
IntroductionPart One: The Task of Translation
1. The Translator's Art
2. Word-for-Word or Meaning -for-Meaning?
3. A Question of Style
4. His and Hers: Gender Accuracy
5. Yet More ChoicesPart Two: Translations in English
6. From Unauthorized to Authorized
7. Crossing the Centuries
8. A New Era Begins
9. Formative Years: The 1970s and 1980s
10. Old Faces in New Guises
11. Into a New Millennium
12. Reflections and Conclusions
Appendix 1: Being Original
Appendix 2: Other Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Translations
Appendix 3: Internet Resources
Notes
Bibliography
Scripture Index

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