New Testament and preaching scholar Gail O’Day dies at age 63
O’Day was known for her integrity in biblical interpretation.
Found in translation
George Steiner said that "the translator invades, extracts, and brings home." In this remarkable volume, Everett Fox does all of this.
The pastor and other sinners
To Eugene Peterson, a church is not a demarcated zone of idealized community. The potential for misdirection and distraction abounds.
The Common English Bible boasts that 120 scholars worked on it. The Kingdom New Testament was written by one (brilliant) guy.
The CEB and the disciple who barely escaped
Whenever a new Bible translation comes out, questions arise about
changes to familiar passages. I was pleased to see the CEB use the word
"disciple" to refer to the mysterious young man who appears in Mark 14:51-52,
after the 12 disciples desert Jesus and run away.
The KJV endureth: The 400th anniversary
I recently reread the biblical translation so familiar from my youth. I found its power and grandeur unabated, though some of the language has an odd ring today.