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 to complete its four…

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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 the NLT.  Due to…

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My Personal Psalter Project

The Psalms have always been central to the worship, liturgies, prayers, devotions, and songs of countless Christians across the centuries.  In the Psalter one can find cries of joy and…

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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 been around for over…

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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 leather.  I've never actually…

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And the Winner Is...

If you entered my Holy Bible: Mosaic giveaway contest you had a fantastic opportunity to win a copy of Mosaic and odds that you'll never get in Vegas or in…

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Holy Bible: Mosaic Giveaway!

In case you haven't figured out the pattern yet, everyone hosting a stop on the Mosaic blog tour also has a free hardback copy of Holy Bible: Mosaic to give…

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Holy Bible: Mosaic (NLT) Q&A with David Sanford

As part of the Mosaic blog tour running through the end of November, I was fortunate enough to get a copy of Holy Bible: Mosaic (please check out my review…

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Holy Bible: Mosaic (NLT) -- A Review

Over the past few months, my anticipation has been growing regarding the release of the Holy Bible: Mosaic (New Living Translation).  Since I heard of the concept from Mosaic's general…

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