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The Revised New Jerusalem Bible

The Revised New Jerusalem Bible

The Revised New Jerusalem Bible (New Testament and Psalms Edited By Henry Wansbrough OSB (Darton, Longman & Todd, 768 pages) The Jerusalem Bible is an English translation of the Bible published in 1966. It is the text mostly used in Roman Catholic Masses. It was beautifully presented with wonderful notes and introductions. J. R. R.… Continue Reading

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Sabbath Torah reading 5 Nisan, 5771

Sabbath Torah reading 5 Nisan, 5771

The Torah reading today, 5 Nisan, 5771 (April 9 2011) in the synagogue is called Metzora Leviticus 14:1-15:33 Last week I mentioned The Chumash: The Stone Edition (ArtScroll (Mesorah)) which gives the 54 constituent weekly Torah portions (parashiyyot) with translation and commentary. We have already discussed the issue with translating יהוה and the problems with… Continue Reading

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The Bible says 3

This is the third in a series attempting to nuance the statement, “The Bible says…” You can read the story so far: Textual Criticism The Septuagint (LXX) Hebrew vowel pointing Hebrew was like ancient text messaging. They wrote it without the vowels, and many still do. So now we had these scrolls with no vowels… Continue Reading

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Diocesan Synod calls for psalter revision

On Saturday the Christchurch diocesan synod passed the following motion: That the Common Life Liturgical Commission be asked to provide the text of the verses in the Psalter which have been omitted from the Psalms for Worship in A New Zealand Prayer Book/ He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa, and restore “Israel” and “Zion” where they… Continue Reading

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