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Why Literal Translations Aren’t Always the Best

In this edition of “Exegetically Speaking” . . .

Dr. Douglas Moo, Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, challenges the assumption that literal, word-for-word translations are always the best. Drawing upon his experience on the NIV translation committee, he illustrates his concern in Luke 22:31-32, showing the value of translating for sense rather than word-for-word.wheaton-magazine_august-2017-103036-200x225

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The podcast lasts approximately 7 minutes.

Work Out Your Salvation

In this 7 minute podcast I cohosted at Wheaton College . . .

Dr. Douglas Moo, Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament, considers how best to understand and translate the clause often translated as “work out your salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil 2:12).wheaton-magazine_august-2017-103036-200x225

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