whence the Evangelical fascination with Israel?

Paul would have scratched his head over the current Evangelical fascination with the modern secular state of Israel and its supposedly Bible-mandated right to do what it pleases with Palestine…

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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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Book Review: The Voice New Testament

When I first heard about the Voice New Testament, I was excited and intrigued.  The idea of a rendition of Scripture written primarily to be heard excites me, because until…

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Review of God's Word Translation--the New Testament (Part 3)

In this third post in my multi-part review of God’s Word Translation (GW), I will take a look at the New Testament as translated in GW.  If you are…

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Review of God’s Word Translation–the Old Testament (Part 2)

In this second post in a multi-part review of God's Word Translation (GW), we will take a look at the Old Testament as translated in GW.  If you are not…

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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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Wesley on Biblical Languages

Do I understand Greek and Hebrew? Otherwise, how can I undertake, as every Minister does, not only to explain books which are written therein but to defend them against all…

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