Hoagies & Stogies: Translation

As you can see from the picture below, both Mark Strauss and Ed Hale made it through H&S alive and well, after treating us to a great discussion of biblical translation philosophies!
Mark Strauss and Ed Hale

MP3 available for download:

(Note that, due to me not starting the recorder immediately, the Q&A begins in the middle of an answer. The question was, I think, “What do you think of Carson’s book on the TNIV?”)

For further reading, here’s a link to Strauss’ paper: ”Why the English Standard Version (ESV) Should Not Become the Standard English Version: How to Make a Good Translation Much Better,” and here’s a a short article by John Piper about why he preaches from the ESV.

Mark your calendars for the next Hoagies & Stogies: Baptismal Regeneration, on May 15!

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6 Responses

  1. Crud… I missed out. Bah! :(

  2. […] A gentleman who recently commented on this post on the properties of the AV flagged up a moderated debate on the relative merits of two other translations of the bible, the ESV and the NIV, both of which […]

  3. augmentedfourth just sent me an even better article than Piper’s, by Kevin deYoung.

  4. […] admirably, demonstrating an extraordinary amount of research for a layman, and Mark Strauss was again gracious to give of his time for […]

  5. […] access code is included with purchase of a hardcopy ESV Study Bible. Obviously the ESV is the translation of choice of the Reformed, and the ESV Study Bible is the official study bible of the Reformed, in particular of […]

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