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Bible Version Detail — New Revised Standard Version(NRSV)

What's in a Version? is a book about the process of Bible translationAbbreviation:NRSV
Name:New Revised Standard Version
Functional Translation (1-10):3
Formal Translation (1-10):9
Ease of reading (1-10, 10 is easiest):3
Public Reading (1-10):4
Serious Study (1-10):10
Gender Neutral Language (1-10):10
Capitalization of pronouns referring to God (Yes/No):No
Extensive Translation of cultural terms (Yes/No):No
Translated by Committee (Yes/No):Yes
Interdenominational Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Interfaith Participation (Yes/No):Yes
Committee Note:Scholarly standard

Standard scholarly translation into English, commonly used in mainline seminaries and by mainline denominations. The translation uses formal equivalence, some gender-accurate translations, no special capitalization, a modern text and was done by a committe with interfaith cooperation. I strongly recommend it for serious study, but not for easy reading.

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