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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-24-05 08:14 PM
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6. To know the original intent you have to first become a scholar in Ancient
Aramaic and then spend decades studying samples such as the Lost Sea Scrolls.Then maybe one could begin to try to understand what the original meaning of some of the writings were that were ultimately translated, transmuted, and redacted to come up with what is now called "The Bible".
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  -Which Biblical Translation is considered the most scholarly? usregimechange  May-24-05 08:06 PM   #0 
  - King James Version...  thecai   May-24-05 08:09 PM   #1 
  - None of them.  HypnoToad   May-24-05 08:09 PM   #2 
  - That's What The KJV States...  thecai   May-24-05 08:10 PM   #3 
  - I always said  ChoralScholar   May-24-05 08:15 PM   #8 
  - Well some of them take a more scientific attitude  usregimechange   May-24-05 08:35 PM   #13 
  - Don't know who translated them?  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 08:39 PM   #16 
  - None you can get your hands on  buddyhollysghost   May-24-05 08:12 PM   #4 
  - It's Only TWISTED By Those With A Certain  thecai   May-24-05 08:14 PM   #5 
  - Agreed  ZombyWoof   May-24-05 08:19 PM   #11 
  - To know the original intent you have to first become a scholar in Ancient  BrklynLiberal   May-24-05 08:14 PM   #6 
  - Well, that leaves Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell out.  Prisoner_Number_Six   May-24-05 08:46 PM   #18 
  - Thomas Jefferson's  wyldwolf   May-24-05 08:14 PM   #7 
  - Amen to that! I have that one!  usregimechange   May-24-05 08:37 PM   #14 
  - Here...try this  GreenPartyVoter   May-24-05 08:15 PM   #9 
  - The PhotoShop Bible  gmoney   May-24-05 08:16 PM   #10 
  - The RSV and NRSV are good, scholarly translations  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 08:19 PM   #12 
  - Is there a particular scholar you like to read?  usregimechange   May-24-05 08:39 PM   #15 
  - Brueggeman. That's the easy answer. Walt Brueggeman.  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 08:49 PM   #19 
     - Ok, I am printing that off, thank you!  usregimechange   May-24-05 08:52 PM   #20 
  - Oxford Annotated NRSV do fundamentalists hate it?  usregimechange   May-24-05 08:42 PM   #17 
  - Yeah, for the most part they do  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 08:53 PM   #21 
  - And one warning on the annotated version - it's a bit pricey  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 09:09 PM   #24 
  - NRSV=Translation; The Message=paraphrase  RevCheesehead   May-24-05 08:59 PM   #22 
     - Thanks! That's the word I was looking for.  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 09:02 PM   #23 
        - True, that -  RevCheesehead   May-24-05 09:09 PM   #25 
           - Sure, the majority language of the OT is Hebrew  Rabrrrrrr   May-24-05 09:11 PM   #26 
           - er.... Jesus didn't see fit to pen a single word  AchtungToddler   May-24-05 09:22 PM   #29 
  - jps ~  bridgit   May-24-05 09:17 PM   #27 
  - I'll leave you the comment of a friend from another forum  AchtungToddler   May-24-05 09:19 PM   #28 

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