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With so many Bible translations available today, how can you find those that will be most useful to you? What is the difference between a translation that calls itself 'literal' and one that is more 'meaning-based'? And what difference does it make for you as a reader of God's Word?How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth brings clarity and insight to the current debate over translations and translation theories. Written by two seasoned Bible translators, here is an authoritative guide through the maze of translations issues, written in language that everyday Bible readers can understand.Learn the truth about both the word-for-word and meaning-for-meaning translations approaches. Find out what goes into the whole process of translation, and what makes a translation accurate and reliable. Discover the strengths and potential weaknesses of different contemporary English Bible versions. In the midst of the present confusion over translations, this authoritative book speaks with an objective, fair-minded, and reassuring voice to help pastors, everyday Bible readers, and students make wise, well-informed choices about which Bible translations they can depend on and which will best meet their needs.

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Author(s)Gordon D. Fee, Mark L. Strauss
PublisherZondervan
Date of Publication14/09/2007
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-100310278767
ISBN-139780310278764
SubjectChristianity: Bibles & Liturgy

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Place of PublicationGrand Rapids
Country of PublicationUnited States
First Published2007
ImprintZondervan
Content Noteillustrations

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Weight181 g
Width134 mm
Height206 mm
Spine12 mm

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Interest AgeFrom 18 To 99

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Author BiographyGordon D. Fee (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. Gordon D. Fee es profesor emerito de Nuevo Testamento en Regent College, Vancouver, Canada, y ha escrito numerosos libros como La lectura eficaz de la Biblia, Exegesis del Nuevo Testamento: manual para estudiantes y pastores, La primera epistola a los Corintios, y los publicados por la Coleccion Teologica Contemporanea: Comentario de la Epistola a los Filipenses y Comentario de las Epistolas a 1 y 2 Timoteo y Tito. Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?, The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, and Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series. Forthcoming books include The Gospels and Jesus, Mark in the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.

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How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding and Using Bible Versions (English)

by Gordon D. Fee , Mark L. Strauss

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Language English

With so many Bible translations available today, how can you find those that will be most useful to you? What is the difference between a translation that calls itself "literal" and one that is more "meaning-based"? And what difference does it make for you as a reader of God's Word?
How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth brings clarity and insight to the current debate over translations and translation theories. Written by two seasoned Bible translators, here is an authoritative guide through the maze of translations issues, written in language that everyday Bible readers can understand.
Learn the truth about both the word-for-word and meaning-for-meaning translations approaches. Find out what goes into the whole process of translation, and what makes a translation accurate and reliable. Discover the strengths and potential weaknesses of different contemporary English Bible versions. In the midst of the present confusion over translations, this authoritative book speaks with an objective, fair-minded, and reassuring voice to help pastors, everyday Bible readers, and students make wise, well-informed choices about which Bible translations they can depend on and which will best meet their needs.

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With so many Bible translations available today, how can you find those that will be most useful to you? What is the difference between a translation that calls itself literal and one that is more meaning-based ? And what difference does it make for you as a reader of God s Word? How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth brings clarity and insight to the current debate over translations and translation theories. Written by two seasoned Bible translators, here is an authoritative guide through the maze of translations issues, written in language that everyday Bible readers can understand. Learn the truth about both the word-for-word and meaning-for-meaning translations approaches. Find out what goes into the whole process of translation, and what makes a translation accurate and reliable. Discover the strengths and potential weaknesses of different contemporary English Bible versions. In the midst of the present confusion over translations, this authoritative book speaks with an objective, fair-minded, and reassuring voice to help pastors, everyday Bible readers, and students make wise, well-informed choices about which Bible translations they can depend on and which will best meet their needs."

Author Biography

Gordon D. Fee (PhD, University of Southern California) is professor of New Testament at Regent College, Vancouver, British Columbia. Gordon D. Fee es profesor emerito de Nuevo Testamento en Regent College, Vancouver, Canada, y ha escrito numerosos libros como "La lectura eficaz de la Biblia, Exegesis del Nuevo Testamento: manual para estudiantes y pastores, La primera epistola a los Corintios, y los publicados por la Coleccion Teologica Contemporanea: "Comentario de la Epistola a los Filipenses y Comentario de las Epistolas a 1 y 2 Timoteo y Tito. Mark Strauss (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary in San Diego. He has written The Davidic Messiah in Luke-Acts, Distorting Scripture?, The Challenge of Bible Translation and Gender Accuracy, and Luke in the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Background Commentary series. Forthcoming books include The Gospels and Jesus, Mark in the revised Expositor's Bible Commentary series, and Mark in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary series.

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  • ISBN0310278767
  • Title How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth: A Guide to Understanding and Using Bible Versions
  • Author Mark L. Strauss
  • Short Title HT CHOOSE A TRANSLATION FOR AL
  • Pages 170
  • Publisher Zondervan Publishing Company
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10 0310278767
  • ISBN-13 9780310278764
  • Media Book
  • Format Paperback
  • DEWEY 220.5
  • Illustrations Yes
  • Year 2007
  • Publication Date 2007-11-30
  • Audience Age 18-99
  • Imprint Zondervan
  • Subtitle A Guide to Understanding and Using Bible Versions
  • Place of Publication Grand Rapids
  • Country of Publication United States
  • Residence US
  • Dimensions136mm x 12mm x 204mm

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