BIBLE TRANSLATION MAGAZINE: All Things Bible Translation (July 2013)

BIBLE TRANSLATION MAGAZINE: All Things Bible Translation (July 2013)

by Edward Andrews

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It is a daunting task for the new Bible student to walk into a store for the purpose of purchasing a Bible. Immediately, he is met with shelves upon shelves of more than 100 different English translation choices: AMP, AT, ASV, BLE, CEB, CEV, ERV, ESV, HCSB, IB, ISV, JB, KJ21, LB, MLB, NAB, NASB, NCV, NEB, NET, NJB, NIV, NIVI, NIRV, NKJV, NLT, NLV, NRSV, REB, RSV, RVB, SEB, TEV, TNIV, WE and on and on.

He is even further bewildered when he realizes that, in addition to the standard format, there are different formats within each translation: a reference Bible, a study Bible, a life application Bible, an archaeology Bible. He further notices that some translations claim to be Essentially Literal, while others claim to be Dynamic Equivalent (thought for thought), which only serves to increase his confusion. The goal of BTM, therefore, is to be a help to all who read the Bible. For decades, there have been magazines and technical journals published for scholars. We wanted to create a magazine that would communicate as clearly and powerfully as possible to all of today's readers.

At BTM, we are taking difficult and complex subjects and making them easy to understand. The resulting effort is a magazine that is easy to read and understand, while also accurately communicating information about the Bible. This magazine is for both adults and young ones; in fact, children will be able to read our magazine and understand it. In addition, our magazine will be beneficial for all who struggle to understand the Bible when they read it. We hope this magazine will be just right for you.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016773407
Publisher: Christian Publishing House
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 135
File size: 532 KB

About the Author

EDWARD D. ANDREWS (BS in Religion at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, MA in Biblical Studies at Temple-Baptist Seminary, and MDiv in Theology at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary) is CEO and President of Christian Publishing House. He is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and Associates for Biblical Research. He has authored twelve books and coauthored and updated and expanded three books, as well as dozens of articles.
(1) THE TEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT: A Beginner's Guide to New Testament Textual Criticism (February 2012);
(2) THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BIBLE TRANSLATION: Bible Translation Choices and Translation Principles (February 2012);
(3) MISREPRESENTING JESUS: Debunking Bart D. Ehrman's Misquoting Jesus (December 2011);
(4) YOUR GUIDE FOR DEFENDING THE BIBLE Self-Education of the Bible Made Easy (April 2011);
(5) AN INTRODUCTION TO BIBLE DIFFICULTIES: So-Called Errors and Contradictions (March 2011);
(6) BIBLE DIFFICULTIES: Debunking the Documentary Hypothesis (February 2011).
(7) DIFFICULTIES IN THE BIBLE Alleged Errors and Contradictions Updated and Expanded Edition (February 8, 2011)
(8) The Importance and Value of Proper Bible Study (Updated and Expanded Edition) (February 16, 2011)
(9) How to Study the Bible for Greatest Profit (Updated and Expanded Edition) (Mar 8, 2011)
(10) CHRISTIANS IN HISTORY: Who Left Their Mark (May 19, 2012)
(11) A CONCISE GUIDE FOR BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION The Quest for Meaning (May 24, 2012)
(12) WALK HUMBLY WITH YOUR GOD: Putting God's Purpose First in Your Life (April 29, 2013)

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BIBLE TRANSLATION MAGAZINE All Things Bible Translation (May 2011) 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
JayEss More than 1 year ago
This magazine looks to be a promising scholarly resource for the arm-chair Bible translators and genuine Bible readers alike! As I write this review I note that the March issue is also out, I look forward to catching up on those articles as well. I hope this same quality is maintained throughtout the life of the magazine! Kudos!
andy fordham More than 1 year ago
I love this magazine and look foward to it coming out every other month.loads of info on the original laguages and word searches
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Slowjoh More than 1 year ago
I would happily pay more for such a quality read.But like,as if i would tell them that.
Roger_McRay More than 1 year ago
I read the January edition too, and felt it had much to offer, with its great variety of articles. I found the articles in this edition to be well written, informative, and easy to understand. I like the great variety of articles. I look forward to the next edition.
James_7 More than 1 year ago
The magazine has a variety of articles. The thing that I liked most is they they were written for the regular folk. Also, most magazines do not have a hundred pages of articles, so you are really getting your money's worth. I am looking forward to the next issue.