Book Review: One Bible, Many Versions: Are All Translations Created Equal? By Dave Brunn

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The following is a brief excerpt from the complete review found at

“Dave Brunn, a career Bible translator with New Tribes Mission, contributes an accessible and gracious volume to the often-too-acrimonious Bible translation debate that infects some conservative evangelical churches.  He argues that most North American Bible readers are far too idealistic and Anglo-centric in their assumptions about “the best” contemporary translation, and offers detailed examples.”

Read the entire review of One Bible, Many Versions here at

“All in all, Brunn’s book can be taken as a plea for humility about our English Bible translation preferences in light of the remarkable complexity of human communication across time, space, and culture, within God’s providence.  Yet interestingly, it is just this humility that allows Brunn to retain a strong view of inerrancy, arguably more robust than that of the Chicago Statement, which he affirms.”

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