10 Aug 2011

Reviews of the NIV 2011 …

Author: Bobby Valentine | Filed under: Bible, Exegesis, King James Version, Ministry

Here are a few links to Daniel Wallace’s four part review of the NIV 2011

Daniel Wallace is an outstanding New Testament scholar and expert in textual criticism. His book Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament is within easy reach all who work with the Greek text. His review of the NIV 2011 is fair and balanced (truly so). Far too often nothing short of a “hatchet job” is paraded around as a “review” … I have no hesitation in recommending these posts.

Review of the NIV 2011 Part One

Review of NIV 2011 Part Two

Review of NIV 2011 Part Three

Review of NIV 2011 Part Four

Ben Witherington III is one of my favorite churchmen/scholars. His works have brought the modern reader to the streets of the first century in his commentaries such as Conflict & Communinty: A Socio-Rhetorical Commentary on 1-2 Corinthians. He is a believer and a scholar and his commitment to the word is great indeed. Here is his review:

The NIV 2011 and Inclusive Language

For a deeper but still succinct introduction to the “Gender-Inclusive” controversy there is no better work than Donald Carson’s The Inclusive-Language Debate: A Plea for Realism. This small book is the best book around on the matter.

Rodney Decker has given by far the most extensive review of the NIV 2011 focusing only on the New Testament. The review is about 50 pages long and I read through it this afternoon. Decker give us substance and material to reflect upon. It is worthy of our attention. This is a downloadable PDF file …

Decker’s Review of the NIV 2011

2 Responses to “Reviews of the NIV 2011 …”

  1. Alan S. Says:

    Thanks, Bobby. But the Ben Witherington III link no longer is working.

  2. Stoned-Campbell Disciple Says:

    Alan I apologize about that. I have fixed the link. It is now working.

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