The Bible: What Is Lost in Translation?

(photo credit) So I haven't become a mom-blogger, posting photos of my latest kitchen creation, but my wife and I have been enjoying old episodes of Good Eats online in the evenings.  As I worked on my sermon from Isaiah 55:6-11 this afternoon, I was thinking about the panache of translating the Bible, and how it is a … Continue reading The Bible: What Is Lost in Translation?

Take Your Bible to the Movies

(photo credit) Suspension of disbelief.  It's something we do every time we step into the movie theater--or else we don't really enjoy the film.  The film Hugo from two years ago celebrated the fascinating way in which movies transport us to another place.  The only way this can happen is by setting aside our notions of … Continue reading Take Your Bible to the Movies