Ecclesiastical and political pragmatism, with a beat
Saturday, February 18, 2012
A Tale Of A New Translation
Lifeway bookstores refuse to ban the new, gender-neutral New International Version Bible translation despite denunciations by non-gender neutral Southern Baptists. The most common change, familiar these many years to Episcopalians, who usually hear readings from the NRSV proclaimed in church, is that the English text says "brothers and sisters" when the Greek says ἀδελφός.