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Item description for NRSV Ultra-Trim Bible (Black Bonded Leather) by Thomas Nelson...
The complete New Revised Standard Version Bible in a unique slim and trim format that fits perfectly into your pocket or purse..
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.4" Width: 3.6" Height: 0.9" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 2004
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0529120054 ISBN13 9780529120052
Point/Type Size: 0.00
Availability 0 units.
More About Thomas Nelson
Thomas Nelson earned his doctorate in psychology at Michigan State University. Following a six-year period of research, in 1964 Nelson accepted a position of Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Alberta. He served as Professor and Chair of the Department between 1967 and 1985. Now retired as University (Distinguished) Professor at the University of Alberta, Nelson continues to publish in peer journals.
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Equality does not change Role/role... Aug 29, 2005
I've found the "New Revised Standard Version" ('NRSV') to fill a void that no other published version in modern English has been able to. It's a highly accurate translation, safer than the NIV and NAB through its stricter conformance, though it still contains translating that is less accurate - even to the point of misconveyance, here and there.
But, due to both the level of its accuracy and the balance of translation methodologies used within, it reveals to being a needful translation. Combining it with the overall most accurate [popularly] published English version of the Bible to date, Rotherham's Emphasized Bible, you have about the most expediently effective combination that is currently available in published format - though lexicons and concordances should always be consulted... I have researched and examined in depth the bulk of published English versions, including the ASV, ISV, Holman and New Century versions - the NCV being the one endorsed by Max [lucrative] Lucado (1st Samuel 8:3; 2nd Peter 2:3). Rotherham's version essentially eliminates the need for the NASB - though neither, in and of themselves, meet the overall need. I am confident in the trustworthiness of the [decisive] results I've allowed the Evidences/evidences to put before me.
Concerning the gender generalization used throughout the NRSV, though not present in all related passages, it should be a matter of translation - not tradition or world movement. The Greek word 'anthropos' indeed does refer to mankind (or human beings), rather than exclusively the male gender - though he is the human basis, as God intended, made in His image. Eve is indeed the "mother of the living", but came from Adam and was to be his assistant and "the glory" of him (man) - not ruler over him or even equal in [gender-related] role.
The Greek word 'aner', on the other hand, constricts to the adult male - as compared to a male child. If one is to "rightly divide" the Word of [proven] Truth/truth, yes even instinctually proven, we need to harmonize the applicable evidences. Thus, for women it becomes a matter of God-given/authorized role - rather than "equality", as the rebellious ones so manipulate it. And God is not of confusion and disorder... (1st Corinthians 14:33)
Now while all 'anthropos' need to faithfully obey the commands (yes Commands) of the Creator, if they love Him and pay Him the due respect/honor, it does not change His omnipotence in determining the purposes and roles for what He has created...
It doesn't have to be older tradition in order to be Pharisaical, if you will... The process of elimination, inclusive of comparison-checking, has its part in the harmonization process. Concordance is not accomplished through partiality, though God is the Master Designer. (?)