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Translation Do I Choose In An Age When There Is A Wide Choice Of English Bible Translations, The Issues Involved In Bible Translating Are Steadily Gaining Interest Consumers Often Wonder What Separates One Bible Version From AnotherThe Contributors To This Book Argue That There Are Significant Differences Between Literal Translations And The Alternatives The Task Of Those Who Employ An Essentially Literal Bible Translation Philosophy Is To Produce A Translation That Remains Faithful To The Ü Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation ☆ Download by » Wayne Grudem original Languages, Preserving As Much Of The original Form And Meaning As Possible While Still Communicating Effectively And Clearly In The Receptors LanguagesTranslating Truth Advocates Essentially Literal Bible Translation And In An Attempt To Foster An Edifying Dialogue Concerning Translation Philosophy It Addresses What Constitutes Good Translation, Common Myths About Word For Word Translations, And The Importance Of Preserving The Authenticity Of The Bible Text The Essays In This Book Offer Clear And Enlightening Insights Into The Foundational Ideas Of Essentially Literal Bible Translation I thought chapters 1 Are Only Some Words of Scripture Breathed Out by God By Wayne Grudem and 2 Five Myths About Essentially Literal Bible Translation, by Leland Ryken were excellent Chapters 3 What the Reader Wants and the Translator Can Give First John as a Test Case, by C John Collins and 4 Truth and Fullness of Meaning Fullness Versus Reductionistic Semantics in Biblical Interpretation, by Vern Sheridan Poythress were very detailed and probably appeal to the scholarly minded I felt a bit out of my league as I struggled through them Chapter 5 Revelation Versus Rhetoric Paul and the First century Corinthian Fad, by Bruce Winter was at times a bit scholarly, but I liked it If I were to rank the chapters in order of personal preference i



As a reader of a Greek New Testament myself, I especially enjoyed Collins essay What the Reader Wants and the Translator Can Give First John as a Test Case He looked directly at the Greek words and then how the essentially literal, moderately dynamic and fully dynamic translations treated them Using just that, he showed how much personal interpretation I use that term cautiously is lost when the dynamic translation interprets the basic message into something different As a child who grew up reading both the NIV and the NKJV, I appreciated the insight into ways that a less literal translation might be doing theological interpretation for you than you would think.
Grudem and Ryken s essays were both also very good, very accessible and interesting Poythress was the most technical discussion of Noam Chomsky should set off alarms all around on the r This book disappointed me I am solidly in the literal translation camp for primary Bible usage, but also find good uses for dynamic translations I think the main thing is understanding what each translation method can do for a reader That being said, this book makes some good arguments for essentially literal translations, but in my opinion it is not that well written or winsome, overstates its case many times, and ends with two dud chapters that are overly technical for what most readers are probably looking for in this book Based on these criteria it gets two stars, based on the arguments in the first three chapters it might garner three Overall, even though I agreed with most of the points, I just didn t like the book.
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