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Making of the NIV

Kenneth L Barker
Making of the NIV

Making of the NIV

Kenneth L Barker

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14 Chapters

- Publisher The New International Version has quickly established itself as the leading English translation of the Bible for evangelicals. In The Making of the NIV key contributors provide a fascinating glimpse behind the creation of this popular translation. This guide answers the following questions: Why was a new translation considered necessary? How was the work carried out? What kinds of problems and difficulties did the translators face? What is the explanation for certain NIV practices and renderings? Presented here, writes the editor, are some of the whys and hows in the making of the NIV--a look behind the scenes by an English stylist and 13 of the original translators. The Making of the NIV represents the second of a trilogy focusing on the NIV. The other titles, both authored by Barker, are The Accuracy of the NIV (available) and The Balance of the NIV (forthcoming).

- Publisher The New International Version has established itself as the leading English translation of the Bible for evangelicals. The Making of the NIV provides a fascinating glimpse behind the creation of this popular translation.

- Publisher

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14 Chapters
- Publisher

The New International Version has quickly established itself as the leading English translation of the Bible for evangelicals. In The Making of the NIV key contributors provide a fascinating glimpse behind the creation of this popular translation. This guide answers the following questions: Why was a new translation considered necessary? How was the work carried out? What kinds of problems and difficulties did the translators face? What is the explanation for certain NIV practices and renderings? Presented here, writes the editor, are some of the whys and hows in the making of the NIV--a look behind the scenes by an English stylist and 13 of the original translators. The Making of the NIV represents the second of a trilogy focusing on the NIV. The other titles, both authored by Barker, are The Accuracy of the NIV (available) and The Balance of the NIV (forthcoming).
- Publisher

The New International Version has established itself as the leading English translation of the Bible for evangelicals. The Making of the NIV provides a fascinating glimpse behind the creation of this popular translation.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Kenneth L Barker

Kenneth L. Barker (PhD, Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning) is an author, lecturer, biblical scholar, and the general editor of the NIV Study Bible.

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  • Catalogue Code 106228
  • Product Code 0801057426
  • EAN 9780801057427
  • Pages 177
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Baker Book House
  • Publication Date Jan 1997
  • Dimensions 223 x 139 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.249kg

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