Category Archives: Translation

Were the New Testament translations corrupted? – William Lane Craig

Were the New Testament translations corrupted? – YouTube.

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3 Ways Not to Use Greek in Bible Study | Justin Dillehay

Excerpt: Usage Trumps Etymology: Avoiding the Root Fallacy Scholars Are Necessary: Avoiding the Cult of the Amateur Context Is King: Avoiding the Overload Fallacy (7 min read; 1,795 words) 3 Ways Not to Use Greek in Bible Study | TGC … Continue reading

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The “Original” Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls – Biblical Archaeology Society

(4 min read; 896 words, footnotes included) The “Original” Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls – Biblical Archaeology Society. (HT: Jim Davila’s PaleoJudaica blog)

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The Lectures That Led to “How We Got the New Testament: Text, Transmission, Translation” by Dr. Stanley E. Porter

Stanley E. Porter is Dean and President of McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario, a noted New Testament scholar, and a prolific author.  His book, How We Got the New Testament: Text, Transmission, Translation (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology), published … Continue reading

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Stanley E. Porter on the Translation of the New Testament

The hour-and-a-half video below is from Day 3 of the three-day 2008 Haywood Lectures held at Acadia Divinity College in Nova Scotia.  Stanley Porter’s recent book How We Got the New Testament: Text, Transmission, and Translation grew out of these … Continue reading

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“How We Got the New Testament: Text, Transmission, Translation” by Stanley E. Porter

Here is the first in a series of five short videos in which Dr. Stanley E. Porter of McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario answers questions about his recent book How We Got the New Testament: Text, Transmission, Translation (Baker Academic, … Continue reading

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“Can We Still Believe the Bible?” by Craig L. Blomberg

Can We Still Believe the Bible? An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions was published in April 2014.  There are six chapters in it.  The first two chapters are on the New Testament text, canon, and translation respectively. Aren’t the Copies of the … Continue reading

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Joe Carter Tell Us Nine Things We Should Know About the Bible

Here are the nine things Joe Carter tells us.  To see what he says, click on the link to the full article below. Origin of the word “Bible” Meaning of the words “Old Testament” and “New Testament” Origin of the … Continue reading

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Something’s Always Lost in Translation

Dan Wallace explains how word plays in the original language can fail to make it into the new language.  Therefore, when reading the Bible in English we don’t always catch everything that the original audience would.  We should not, however, … Continue reading

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