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Vatican Norms for Translation of Biblical Texts

Today I discovered The 1997 Vatican Norms for Translation of Biblical Texts, a series of six statements prepared by then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Benedict XVI) and meant to help American bishops approach inclusive language in the lectionary. Of particular interest is the third point, which reads, “The translation of Scripture should faithfully reflect the […]

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Imputation Makes Righteous

Dikaioo means “to declare righteous” not “to make righteous.” This is accepted by two theologians on either side of the New Perspective discussion, N. T. Wright[1. N. T. Wright, Justification (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2009), 91.] and Robert L. Reymond.[2. Robert L. Reymond, A New Systematic Theology of the Christian Faith (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, […]

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