Choosing a Bible Translation @ CBE
If you live in the Dallas area, have you considered attending the Christian Book Expo? It’s a new event this month that offers author signings, seminars, and an exhibit hall with 60 exhibitors –mostly publishers.
Tyndale will be there with several authors and will also be offering a seminar by Mark Taylor, Sean Harrison, and Mark Strauss on the topic of choosing a Bible translation (the seminar is also sponsored in part by Zondervan). Topics include how Bible translations relate to each other, what makes a translation “good,” some of the factors to consider in choosing a Bible translation, and a Q & A time.
CBE costs $29 to attend for a day, but if you attend this seminar you’ll receive a software package (worth $50) with the Wordsearch software including the NLT Study Bible, a couple of Cornerstone commentaries, and the Tyndale Concise Commentary. Attendees will also receive How to Choose a Translation for All Its Worth.
CBE is March 19-22 in the Dallas Convention Center. The session with Mark Taylor, Sean Harrison, and Mark Strauss is called “So Many Bible Translations….How Do I Choose One” is in room C140 on March 21 from 2:30-3:30pm.
Update: Now that that the convention is over, Sean Harrison has posted their notes for the session on the NLT Study Bible blog for those who weren’t able to attend.
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