For 24 years, literary scholar Robert Alter has been working on a new translation of the Hebrew Bible and he's been working on it by hand. His work has produced a three-volume set running more than 3,000 pages, and stripped of "Christological references" found in
This month's Passion Conference raised almost a half-million dollars to raise money for Bible translations for the Deaf from the 40,000 students in attendance. This effort is estimated to allow 160,000 in 16 countries to have access to the New Testament in their own sign
(ABP) -- Eugene Nida, a pioneer in the theory of modern Bible translations in the 20th century, died Aug. 25 in a Brussels hospital. While not a household name, Nida, 96, influenced Bibles in millions of homes.
Like the Old Testament prophet Ezekiel’s “wheel in the middle of a wheel,” King James-only churches represent a resilient subculture within the subculture of American fundamentalist Protestants, some scholars insist.