Exploring the biblical theology of Christian egalitarianism

Category: Bible Translation and Interpretation

Biblical manhood and masculinity

Manhood and Masculinity in the ESV

The word “manhood” occurs twice in the English Standard Version. Is “manhood” the best word to convey the sense the biblical authors wanted to express? In what other ways does the ESV create a masculine bias.

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Likewise women

Which Bible translation is best?

Many Christians are dissatisfied with English translations that seem biased towards men when, in fact, many passages are gender-inclusive. So, what is the best Bible translation?

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Barbara Aland

Barbara Aland and the Nestle-Aland Greek NT

Most modern translations of the New Testament rely on the Nestle-Aland Greek New Testament. One of the editors of recent editions of this Greek New Testament is scholar Barbara Aland. This article provides a brief history of the Nestle-Aland text and a brief biography of Barbara Aland.

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women bible scholars women bible translators

Women Bible Scholars and Translators in the Church

What does a woman with a call of God to minister do when she is prohibited from being a pastor? Many go back to school to do advanced degrees. How is this increase in biblical and theological scholarship from women being received by the church? And how will it affect the church?

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New Living Translation

Gender Bias in the New Living Translation (NLT)

The New Living Translation (NLT) seems to be supportive of Christian women because it has frequently translated adelphoi into “brothers and sisters.” But it also promotes male authority through carefully chosen words, some of which are inaccurate and misleading.

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