The Bible doesn't say
In memory of a long forgotten meme, I would like to mention some spoof posts - only these are not spoofs. Let's laugh, cry and share some fellow feeling.
Gone with the wind pulls a post. Absolutely unheard of but in a good cause.
Bard and Bible recommends an illustrated abridged paraphrase edition of Shakespeare for my reading pleasure (in the comment section.)
Dave posts a picture of him and his Mom. Condolences, Dave, and what a great picture.
TC and Rick both make a statement of affirmation for the TNIV
Some serious study says "I think. I've confused myself." Wow, do I ever know what that feels like. Great conclusion, 'cause I so identify. Anyway, I love this blog.
And in a new development, the term "ESV-onlyism" is gaining currency. Several bloggers have also weighed in on the term "essentially literal" so we should do a tour on this. And then my next post is going to be on a verse that the ESV does right.
It all started at Tim Challies. Several bloggers responded. El Shaddai, TC, and CD-host. In the process of reading these posts I thought I would track down the phrase "ESV-onlyism." This is a neutral study, BTW.
- "I am an ESV-onlyist right now, but most of the scripture tucked in my memory is in King James English." Oct. 17, 2007
Show me where God told me ESVOnlyism is wrong. March 11, 2008
"In some gatherings there seems to be a ESV-onlyism developing. Anyone else notice that?" April 11, 2008
"Yes, I’m the only ESV-onlyist I know LOL. Seriously, it is a cool translation." April 16, 08
I've got a big beef. In fact I'm starting to put together materials for a series on my blog "ESV-onlyism". June 13, 2008
Do I see ESV-onlyism on the horizon? June 24, 2008
- Obeie ye to youre souereyns, and be ye suget to hem; Wycliff
Obeye the that have the oversight of you and submit youre selves to them. Tyndale
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves. KJV
Obey your prelates and be subject to them. D-R
Obey your leaders and submit to them, ESV
Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. NIV
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority. TNIV
Gehorcht euren Lehrern und folgt ihnen
(Listen to your teachers and follow them,) Did I somehow forget how to read German! Is that really what it says? Somebody?
Be yielding unto them who are guiding you, and submit yourselves Rotherham