While the idea of formal and dynamic Bible translations is useful, there are many nuances in translations that don’t fit neatly into the spectrum. In fact, you can even find details where translations that are considered more formal agree more with translations that are viewed as more dynamic than their formal counterparts. So today, I’m looking at five examples of formal and dynamic translations to inspect some of these issues.[Read more…] about 5 Examples of Formal and Dynamic Bible Translations
When it comes to Bible translations, the formal vs Dynamic equivalence debate is important to understand. These two different approaches are one of the key factors in picking the right translation(s) for you.
In English, we are fortunate to have a multitude of different Bible translations to choose from. At the same time, this wealth of options can feel overwhelming due to the paradox of choice. And if you’ve ever been in a Bible study you’ve probably had the experience where someone started reading and you could have thought they were reading a different passage.[Read more…] about Formal vs Dynamic Equivalence in Bible Translations: The Difference?
Have you seen those ads for the MasterClass videos? They’re all over YouTube and the production value is clearly impressive but perhaps you haven’t seen one that matched your interests. Well, that’s all about to change now that Cool Carll teaches Student Ministry in this MasterClass parody.[Read more…] about A Student Ministry MasterClass Parody [Video]
Recently, Notion added a new backlinks feature that is similar to those bi-directional links in other note taking applications like Roam research and obsidian.md. This new feature opens up a better way to take digital Bible notes in Notion where you can have notes referencing the text and each other.[Read more…] about Notion Backlinks For Better Digital Bible Notes
The appeal of Unsplash is clear. Their wide database of photos listed as free to use that don’t look like cheesy stock images make it a fantastic resource for anyone involved in communiations. It’s little wonder many churches rely on it. But Unsplash is not without issue, as the UK Government has now discovered. This is because the it could face a lawsuit for using an image posted on the popular stock image website.[Read more…] about UK Govt Could Face Lawsuit For Using Unsplash Photo
One of the great things about a physical Bible is that you can mark it as you like. Many people use highlighters and pens to underline or add notes to important parts of a text, but today I’m looking at a more unusual Bible pen. The Amos Dry Highlighter.[Read more…] about AMOS Dry Highlighters: Bible Pen Review