Essential Guide to Bible Versions
1. The Old Testament Text 2. The New Testament Text 3. The Theory And Practice Of Bible Translation 4. Early Versions Of The Bible 5. The Authorized Versions: From The King James Version To The New Revised Standard Version 6....
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1. The Old Testament Text 2. The New Testament Text 3. The Theory And Practice Of Bible Translation 4. Early Versions Of The Bible 5. The Authorized Versions: From The King James Version To The New Revised Standard Version 6. Translations Of The Twentieth Century 7. A Comparative Study Of Major Translations Of The Prologue To The Gospel Of John 8. Extra Verses In The New Testament 300 Pages
How do we know our Bible is THE Bible?When did all the various Bible translations get produced?Who decides how a traslation is worded?What about those "missing verses" in my New Testament?With refreshing clarity and remarkable detail, Philip W. Comfort has written a tutorial that answers complex Bible questions in plain English.
An academic textbook and tutorial that answers complex questions about accuracy and translation methods for the many different English Bible translations, and that introduces readers to Bible manuscripts and textual criticism. "The Essential Guide to Bible Versions" is an expanded and completely revised trade and classroom edition of "The Complete Guide to Bible Versions," in trade paper.
Philip W. Comfort (PhD. in Theology from Fairfax University, D. Litt.et Phil in Literary Studies from the University of South Africa) has taught classes at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He is currently senior editor of Bible reference at Tyndale and served as New Testament editor for the New Living Translation.
He has contributed a number of books to the Tyndale collection, both as author and editor. Among these are The New Greek-English Interlinear New Testament, The Origin of the Bible, The Tyndale Bible Dictionary, Essential Guide to Bible Versions, The Text of the Earliest New Testament Greek Manuscripts (with D. Barrett), Who's Who in Christian History--and recently Philippians, 1 and 2 Thessalonians, 1 John in the Cornerstone Biblical Commentary and The Many Gospels of Jesus with Jason Driesbach.