Emerson Powery is professor of biblical studies and the assistant dean for the School of Arts, Culture and Society at Messiah University. He is the author or editor of several books, including The Good Samaritan: Luke 10 for the Life of the Church (Baker Academic, 2022) and served as an associate editor for Apocrypha and NT for the Common English Bible translation (2011).

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What’s the Difference Between the NIV, NRSV, and Other Bible Translations?

by Emerson Powery 05-09-2022

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Why are there so many Bible translations? What is a good Bible translation for people who want to put their faith in action to fight injustice?