Reviews: ESV with Apocrypha and the NLT Catholic

A few weeks ago, I asked the question: how do you perceive editions including Apocrypha of traditionally Evangelical Protestant translations of the Bible? I got very little response. Yet the issue remains: two major Evangelical translations now feature editions with Apocrypha: The English Standard Version Bible with Apocrypha (Oxford University Press, 2009) and the New … Continue reading Reviews: ESV with Apocrypha and the NLT Catholic

Survey: "Evangelical" Translations with Apocrypha

With the coming publication of the English Standard Version Bible with Apocrypha in a mere couple of days, the ESV will join the ranks of the very few conservative Evangelical Protestant-formed translations to include in at least one edition more than the 66 books we have traditionally considered canon. The ESV with Apocrypha is published … Continue reading Survey: "Evangelical" Translations with Apocrypha

Clarifications on Dynamic and Literal: Capturing the "Real" Meaning

I never meant for this blog to revolve around translations and editions of the Bible. Yet, time and time again, this is something that, when I bring it up, becomes a source of more conversation than any other single topic. In the responses to the previous post (which was really just a redirect to a … Continue reading Clarifications on Dynamic and Literal: Capturing the "Real" Meaning

A Little Repentance for Previous Posts (An Altered Position on the TNIV)

This has probably been a long time coming. I repent of some of my arguments against the use of Today's New International Version that I used in a paper presented a year ago for Dr. Russell Moore's Systematic Theology 1 class and, subsequently, posted in abridged form here on my blog. While I still think … Continue reading A Little Repentance for Previous Posts (An Altered Position on the TNIV)

Finally, the ESV with Apocrypha

(This post was updated December 11, 2020 to reflect current publication information. See bottom of post.) Oxford University Press has announced the development of The English Standard Version Bible with Apocrypha. I, for one, am incredibly excited. According to the website (original article link is now defunct), The English Standard Version Bible captures as far … Continue reading Finally, the ESV with Apocrypha