#953 – Behind the Scenes of Bible Translation: Dr. Brandon Smith
Dr. Brandon Smith is associate professor of theology at Cedarville University. Previously, he spent the previous four years helping lead the Christian Standard Bible translation and as an elder at a church in the Nashville area. He also helped found the Center for Baptist Renewal and hosts the Church Grammar podcast. His research interests include the Trinity, canonical and theological interpretation, biblical theology, and early church theology (especially AD 100-400). Brandon has a Ph.D. in Theology and New Testament, Ridley College (Melbourne), an M.A. in Biblical and Theological Studies, Criswell College, and a B.A. in Biblical Studies, Dallas Baptist University
In this episode, we discuss translation theory, why certain translations differ, whether translations are relatable, how to pick a translation for you or for your church, we also peak behind the scenes of what goes on into translating the Bible, and we unpack why the Christian Standard Bible is, in our humble opinion, the best all around translation out there.
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