The translation philosophy of the NRSV will be maintained, including its overarching commitment to being “‘as literal as possible’ in adhering to the ancient texts and only ‘as free as necessary’ to make the meaning clear in graceful, understandable English.”
Day: January 27, 2018
A year and a half after a devastating flood, St Francis Episcopal church returns to their own church and have their eyes set on expansion
Noted British Baptist minister, Steve Chalke, has been offering a series of short videos (Chalke Talks) challenging the assumptions and workings of modern Christianity. In the latest he calls out the way the Bible has been used as a cudgel that harms the well-being of LGBT+ persons.
Part of their importance is that they are women, not women who were in direct contact with Jesus but who nonetheless heard and believed the message and worked to pass it on.