pursued by goodness (getting Ps 23 right)

This morning in church we read Psalm 23. There is absolutely nothing even remotely odd about that.  After all, this is one of the most beloved »

the HCSB: great but not perfect

In two previous posts (here and here), I touted the excellence of the Holman Christian Standard Bible, but I would be remiss to explicitly or implicitly »

the HCSB: matters of style done well

Every new bible translation adopts a particular 'style' or 'feel' to its English.  For the sake of consistency, translation committees are forced during their work to »

the HCSB: everything I hoped the ESV would be

The ESV is the bible translation I've always wanted and tried to love. I had one pre-ordered back in 2001 in hopes it would be the »

on approaches to bible translation

Last week, I posted a survey on languages and bible preference, which is still open by the way.  (If you haven't spent the 30 seconds necessary »

a couple of superb ESV editions

When not wrestling with Greek in the LXX and NT, I spend most of my English bible reading in three versions: the ESV, the HCSB, and »

Review: Cambridge Pitt Minion NLT Reference Bible

Last week, the folks at Cambridge bibles were kind enough to send me a review copy of the recently-released Pitt Minion NLT in beautiful black goatskin »

The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB)--A First Look

It's finally here!  As hoped, my copy of The Lutheran Study Bible (TLSB) arrived yesterday from CPH, so I thought I'd take a few minutes and »

New Bibles Coming Soon: The Lutheran Study Bible and Mosaic NLT

As I type this, the FedEx website tells me that my copy of The Lutheran Study Bible is on the truck for delivery this afternoon.  With »

Justification in the NLT--A Final Look

Over the past few months, I've been musing here and there about the way the NLT presents the doctrine of justification, especially in the Pauline epistles »