Tag Archives: English Standard Version

Rethinking the English Standard Version (ESV): Three Reasons why I made the Switch

Since announcing my decision to replace the TNIV as my primary text, several readers have inquired about what Bible I’m going to switch to. Well, I was holding it off until I saw what the revised Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) … Continue reading

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I may not Endorse the HCSB

If what I’ve read over at Inquiring Minds about some of what remains in the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB), I don’t think I’ll be comfortable endorsing it: Continue reading

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Praise for the ESV on Being So “Fleshy”

So I must confess that I’ve not been particularly kind toward the ESV (English Standard Version). Well, after reading a passage in James Dunn’s The Theology of Paul the Apostle, I was compelled to praise the ESV’s consistent translation of sarx … Continue reading

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The Influence of the ESV Extends to The Lutheran Study Bible

Despite its idiosyncrasies, the ESV Bible (English Standard Version) continues to wield its influence. Continue reading

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