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The Common English Bible

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 by Jason Wermuth

Recently I received a sample copy of a new bible translation, the Common English Bible – New Testament. At first glance I was very skeptical about the need for another translation, one that tends a tad toward the dynamic side at that, but I decided to give it a try. It didn’t hurt that the translation team is made up of some of the best biblical scholars in the world including Joel Green, Beverly Gaventa, Luke Timothy Johnson, Richard Hays, Loren Stuckenbruck, David deSilva, John Goldingay and a whole host more.

In this post I will simply highlight some of the translation choices that I found most interesting, but I hope to do a more thorough review in the future.

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