The Good Story of Peace

Episode E9 May 17, 2022 00:43:45
The Good Story of Peace
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The Good Story of Peace
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In Part 2 of our conversation with Terry Wildman, lead translator and project manager of the First Nations Version of the New Testament, he explains the reasoning behind the translations of the names of biblical people and places as part of the effort to create a more meaningful, intuitive and accessible version of the New Testament for Native people

 

Listen to Terry describe the etiology and translations of notable people and places of the Bible, including Mary the Mother of Jesus, Mary Magdalene, other Marys, Noah, Esau and Jacob, Judas, Bathsheba, Sarah, Jerusalem, Sodom and Gomorrah, and Galilee, as well as the pushback he and his colleagues received for using a translated version of Jesus’s name.

 

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