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Distorting Scripture? : the challenge of Bible translation & gender accuracy

Author: Mark L Strauss
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recent controversies have rocked evangelicalism on the question: is gender-inclusive language for human beings faithful and helpful in Bible translation, or does it distort and obscure God's Word? Distorting Scripture? moves beyond sensationalism to the meaty core of an ongoing debate."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Strauss
ISBN: 0830819401 9780830819409
OCLC Number: 38908817
Description: 240 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Survey of Bible versions --
The gender-inclusive versions --
The feminist versions --
Critique --
What is a Bible translation? --
Inclusive language related to human beings: generic "man" and "he" --
Excursus: contemporary English usage: are "Man" and "He" inclusive today? --
Inclusive language related to human beings: other generic terms --
Language related to God & to Jesus --
Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Mark L. Strauss.

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"Recent controversies have rocked evangelicalism on the question: is gender-inclusive language for human beings faithful and helpful in Bible translation, or does it distort and obscure God's Word? Distorting Scripture? moves beyond sensationalism to the meaty core of an ongoing debate."--Jacket.

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