Bible Translation Standards for Muslim Audiences

Alan and Greg wrote about the "Insider Movement," a missions movement that, in some circles, has gone beyond contextualizing the Gospel to compromising key elements of doctrine.  In attempts to remove the stumbling block that Jesus is the Son of God - a particularly offensive concept to Muslims - some Bible translations were actually changing the meaning of Bible passages with divine familial references.  Mission groups have begun to look into this and one, the Summer Institute of Linguistics, has issued new guidelines for their translators.


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Melinda Penner