b'BIBLICAL STUDIES40 QUESTIONS ABOUT BIBLE TRANSLATION40 QUESTIONS SERIES MARK L. STRAUSS Nearly all believers read a translated Bible, yet few understand the complex art and scholarship unique to Bible translation. TheimportanceofBibletranslationinhistoricandcontemporary Christianity cannot be overstated with millions around the globe reading and studying the Bible in their own language. Notable translation expert Mark Strauss answers a wide range of questions about this essential real-ity of the Christian faith.40 Questions About Bible Translation addresses questions related to the process and history of Bible translation; Bible versions and international translation efforts; and the multifaceted challenges in translating the Bible, such as the following:What makes Bible versions different from one another?What should be the goal of translation?When, why, and how were chapters and verses introduced into the Bible?How did the King James Version come about?How do international Bible translators go about their work?What is the difference between grammatical and biological gender, and how does this affect translation?40QuestionsAboutBibleTranslationutilizesanaccessiblequestion- and-answer format so readers can better understand the Bibles they rely upon. Learn more about the series at 40questions.net.Mark L. Strauss (PhD, University of Aberdeen) is University Professor of New Testament at Bethel Seminary, where he has served since 1993. His books include Four Portraits, One Jesus; How to Read the Bible in Changing Times; The Essential Bible Companion; and commentaries on Mark and Luke. He also serves as Vice Chair of the Committee on Bible Translation for the New International Version.978-0-8254-4750-1$24.99Paperback6 x 9352 pagesReligion / Biblical Studies / KREGELExegesis & Hermeneutics A C A D E M I CKregel AcademicRights: WorldAvailablekregel.com/academic5'