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Change in Translation Epitomizes Bishops’ Debate Over Gays
Originally Posted: 10/16/2014 - 4:00pm | Type: Blog

The lobbying at the two-week summit of church leaders — a synod on family life that is set to wrap up Saturday with a final report — was epitomized by the retranslation of a headline from “welcoming homosexual ...

Lost and Found in Translation
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:17am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Who said it was a good idea to mimic the human brain? MICROSOFT WORD is one of those computer p ...

Biblical Add-Ons, Edits & Agendas: A Challenge to Literalism?
Originally Posted: 06/03/2012 - 4:58pm | Type: Blog

Can those who don’t interpret scripture literally use the Bible as a bludgeon against others? Of course. But the inherent lack of room for discussion, critical thought, nuance or even alternate views within th ...

Psalm 65
Originally Posted: 04/13/2012 - 12:46pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ellen F. Davis Psalm 65 — translation by Ellen F. Davis Food-related coverage in this issue was supported ...

Lost in Translation: Eugene Peterson and His 'Message'
Originally Posted: 03/01/2012 - 11:32am | Type: Blog

Eugene Peterson has written more than 30 books on theology and the life of faith in his 80 years, but he is perhaps best known for the one book he didn’t write: The Bible. Eugene ...

The Works of the Flesh and the Debt Ceiling Deal
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

In Galatians 5:19-20, Paul lists the "works of the flesh," contrasting them to the "fruit of the Spirit" immediately thereafter (Gal. 5:22-23). In Galatians ...