One Bible, Many Versions Paperback

Are all translations created equal?

by Dave Brunn;

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Understanding the place of Bible translations, the translation process and grasping a full meaning of a text

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One Bible, Many Versions

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What makes a Bible translation faithful? Is one version superior to others? Do we really need more than one translation? How can answering these questions help us become better Bible readers?

Dave Brunn has been involved in Bible translation work around the world for many years. From the perspective of this on-the-ground experience in different cultures he helps us sort out the many competing claims for various English Bible translations.

By giving us a better understanding of the process of translation, Brunn helps us read and understand Scripture more clearly. He demonstrates how the variety of translations enables us to grasp more fully the meaning of the biblical text.

This clear, readable and informative work will be of special interest to pastors, undergraduate and seminary students, missionaries, Bible translators, Bible study leaders and anyone involved in Christian ministry.

One Bible, Many Versions by Dave Brunn was published by IVP in April 2013 and is our 40398th best seller. The ISBN for One Bible, Many Versions is 9781844746262.

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'This interesting and important book, written by someone who has devoted many years of his life to Bible translation, is particularly fascinating because it avoids jumping from disputed theory to hard examples. Rather, it jumps from thousands of examples to genuine wisdom on translation issues--along with at least some of the bearing of these examples on theory. This book will diffuse some of the polarizations that characterize many of the disputes. It will also encourage us to recognize we are not as far apart as some of us have supposed, and remind us of how difficult good Bible translation is and how grateful we should be for the wonderful and even complementary choices we have in English Bibles.'- D. A. Carson, research professor of New Testament, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

'It is a joy to recommend this book to every serious student of the Scriptures. I have read through the whole book carefully; the author has done a tremendous amount of research, looking at passage after passage in many English versions. He has shown clearly, in his text and in his many, many charts, that the versions that are traditionally classified as

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Details for One Bible, Many Versions

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherIVP (April 2013)
Number of Pages160
Thickness227 mm
Height225 mm
Width155 mm
Product Code4070035
Page last updated 16th April 2018
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