Celebrates the Bible in English

Thursday, 27 January 2011 - Thursday, 31 March 2011
Location: 910 Center Street , Ashland , Ohio , United States
Organisation: Ashland Theological Seminary


The year 2011will mark 400 years since the King James Bible was first published (1611-2011). In honor of this anniversary, Ashland Theological Seminary is planning a series of events to celebrate the Bible in English. Scheduled events will include lectures and an exhibit of ancient Bibles and biblical manuscripts.

A sample of planned lecture topics includes:

Ancient Manuscripts: How we got our Bibles

The First Translation: How the Hebrew Bible was translated into Greek

From the Scroll to the Book: How a portable Bible helped the mission of Early Christianity

The Bible in English: Publishing the Bible in a language people can understand

Translation in Papua New Guinea: Modern efforts to translate the Bible into other languages

What Translation is Right for me? How to choose a translation

All lectures will be given by the faculty of Ashland Theological Seminary. Events will begin January 27, 2011 and continue through March 2011. The Bible exhibit will be open during scheduled lectures and by appointment.

For further information contact:
Dr. John Byron, Associate Professor of New Testament
(419) 289-5722 (jbyron@ashalnd.edu)


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