Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Translating Truth

This fall Crossway Books will publish, Translating Truth: The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation, edited by J. I. Packer.

Here are the chapter titles and contributors:

1. Are Only Some Words of Scripture Breathed Out by God? Why Plenary Inspiration Favors “Essentially Literal” Bible Translation

Wayne Grudem

2. Five Myths About Essentially Literal Bible Translation

Leland Ryken

3. What the Reader Wants and the Translator Can Give: 1 John as a Test Case

C. John Collins

4. Truth and Fullness of Meaning: Fullness Versus Reductionistic Semantics in Biblical Interpretation

Vern Sheridan Poythress

5. Revelation Versus Rhetoric: Paul and the First-century Corinthian Fad

Bruce Winter

You can read Professor Poythress' chapter here.