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How to Choose a Translation

A Guide to Understanding and Using Bible Versions

by Gordon D.Fee and Mark L.Strauss

Jacket

Flexiback
Price: £7.99
Publisher:Zondervan from Trust Media Distribution
Published:2008
ISBN:978-0-310-27876-4
Review:
As a Bookseller it is always a challenge when a customer asks to purchase a Bible without any particular version in mind, because to fully appreciate the Word of God, the user must have the right version for their needs. This book takes a huge step towards not only pointing the reader in the right direction, but also explaining how the different versions are right for different purposes. A newcomer will require one, an academic another. It is also informative and fascinating to discover how translators approach their work, and how they do bear the reader in mind.

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