Chris Heard asked via Twitter whether the NLT was suitable for academic study. T. C. Robinson has given an answer:
Concluding thoughts: The NLT, New Living Translation, is simply too loose to be considered a serious academic Bible.
While I have some sympathy with this point, I have to ask just what the definition of “serious” and “academic” [...]
The following is a video review of the CEV:
For more details, see the MyBibleVersion.com detail page for the CEV.
A few weeks ago I began looking at the new NLT Study Bible, and indicated that I would use it and then comment as I went along rather than writing a review as such.
Since I’m looking at the manuscript for a new study guide to Luke that that I intend to publish, [...]
The New International Reader’s Version never got much traction, especially here in the United States, but I do have a copy, and I chose to do my lectionary reading from it this morning. That kind of reading is helpful in getting a quick feel for a version. I can ask myself how I would teach [...]