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 »

new Holman Christian Standard Bible editions

After making significant updates to the HCSB in 2010 and releasing the superb HCSB Study Bible shortly after, B&H has started releasing some new »

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 of God's Word Translation--History and Philosophy (Part 1)

The folks at Baker Books were kind enough to send me a couple editions of God's Word Translation (GW) to read and review.  This translation has »