Author Archives: Henry Neufeld
I'm planning to join Chris Eyre and Elgin Hushbeck on Global Christian Perspectives this afternoon at 4 pm central time. Join us and comment using the Q&A App. The topic that interests me most is talking about the differences between perceptions overseas and as seen here in America. https://www.facebook.com/Energion/posts/1275159415833282
One of the fundamental assumptions of my book, What's in a Version? is that the Bible should and can be available in any language. Thus the initial chapter starts by asking just what questions onbe might ask if one was deciding how to produce a translation for people who don't have one. Advocates of the…
According to the Christian Post, some major churches are rejecting the NIV2011. Their concern is over accuracy, and particularly "literal accuracy." The article cites Pastor Gregg Matte of Houston's First Baptist Church, and Andrew Werley, pastor of Houston's Jersey Village Baptist Church. “I believe the TNIV or the NIV 2011 revision has drifted from what…
Being too picky about Bible translations can drive people away from Bible study.
I've written a brief response to a particularly bad article about The Message over on my Participatory Bible Study Blog.