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The debate over the varacity of modern translations of the Bible continues to create confusion in the minds of believers who know that Scripture lies at the heart of the Christian faith. Yet many don't understand why some believers insist that the King James Version is the only accurate translation of the Bible. "King James Only" proponents claim it is the only choice for those who want the "inspired" Scripture as their guide for faith and practice. Pastors and church members alike need solid, sensitve answers to the ongoing questions they confront in ministry regarding the KJV. This honest examination of the "King James Only" position offers a balanced and scholarly presentation of the issues based on biblical and historical evidence. The authors, each associated with Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota, address the issues of origin, textual variant, and fallibility by drawing on the best curent scholarship. CONTENTS INCLUDE: Contributors; Preface - The Richness of Scripture; Introduction; The Background and Origin of the Version Debate; The NT Text and the Version Debate; The Preservation of Scripture and the Version Debate; Translation Theory and 20th Century; An Appeal to Scripture; Frequently Asked Questions in the Translation Controversy; Fundamentalism and the KJV Only Position; The Translators to the KJV; The Address of Thomas Armitage at the Founding of the ABU with an Introduction by Kevin T. Bauder; Bibliography
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: Kregel Publications Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches) ISBN: 0825420482 ISBN-13: 9780825420481 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Pastors and church members alike are in need of solid, sensitive answers to the ongoing questions they confront in ministry regarding the KJV and the veracity of modern translations of the Bible. This honest examination of the "King James Only" position offers a balanced and scholarly presentation of the issues based on the biblical and historical evidence.