"Bible translation matters because people value their languages and culture. But even more importantly, God values people along with their languages and culture.” —Eddie Arthur
“The message about Christ has to penetrate beyond language, in the sense of the translation of words; it has to pass into the local systems of thinking and choosing, the networks of relationship, that make up identity.” —Andrew Walls
In this engaging session, recorded at our EXPLORE event one week ago, Adam Boyd describes some of the linguistic and practical challenges of Bible translation. He also demonstrates some of the processes and steps required to produce an accurate and high-quality Bible that is faithful to the...
“Our mother tongue is the language in which God speaks to each of us. He does not speak in a sacred language, but in the ordinary language, so that we may hear him and realize that this gospel is about us and that we have been invited to join a company drawn from every people, tribe, tongue,...
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“One key feature through the whole story of the Bible is the actual production of the Bible. God did not just act through history, he inspired the story to be written down so that future generations could learn and understand what was going on.” —Eddie Arthur
"No one language can capture the glory of God" —Larry Hayashi
“I have never met a missionary who had extraordinary impact in their ministry if their life did not include extraordinary surrender to the principle that to live is Christ and to die is gain.” —Jason Mandryk
Why do Christians translate their holy book when some religions do not?
Can Scriptures translated into another language still be the Word of God?...
“Translation is a powerful process. It can uncover dimensions of a message which have not been recognized in quite the same way in previous translation processes.” —Darrell Gruder