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February 8, 2021 | Bill Mounce
Is Jesus God? (Rom 9:5) - Mondays with Mounce
Prof. Bart Ehrman claims that originally John 1:18 declared Jesus to be the “unique Son” (μονογενὴς υἱός), which was later changed to “uniqu...
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January 25, 2021 | Bill Mounce
The Missing 17 Verses in the Bible - Mondays with Mounce
A while back I did a vlog on the supposed “17 Missing Verses” in modern translations, and the questions keep coming. So I thought I would cr...
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January 25, 2021 | ZA Blog
What are spiritual disciplines?
This post is adapted from Conformed to His Image: Biblical, Practical Approaches to Spiritual Formation and the Conformed to His Image video...
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January 18, 2021 | Bill Mounce
When a Gloss is Not Enough - Mondays with Mounce
Sorry I have been gone for a while. Between a wedding, holiday’s, travels, and finishing a book, life has been a little chaotic. But things ...
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January 4, 2021 | Bill Mounce
“Real” Circumcision (Rom 2:28–19) - Mondays with Mounce
From time to time, I find myself wondering why translators wouldn’t simply translate the Greek and let the chips lie where they fall. I know...
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December 21, 2020 | Bill Mounce
When an Initial καί Matters (Mark 20:30) - Mondays with Mounce
We all know that Greek wants to start a sentence with a conjunction to indicate the specific relationship of that sentence with the precedin...
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December 15, 2020 | ZA Blog
When did people stop speaking Latin?
When did Latin stop being Latin and become Spanish? Or Italian? Or French? When is the stopping point of one language and the start of anoth...
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December 14, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Who Goes the Extra Mile? (Matt 5:41) - Mondays with Mounce
As I am working on issues related to trusting the Bible, one of the topics is Bible translation. At times it seems the translations contradi...
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December 11, 2020 | ZA Blog
4 Reasons You Should Learn Latin
Why learn Latin? In today’s post, Derek Cooper, author of Basics of Latin: A Grammar with Readings and Exercises from the Christian Traditio...
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December 7, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Do Modern Bibles Omit the Trinity? (1 John 5:7b-8a) - Mondays with Mounce
One of the more common accusations I hear about modern translations is that they omit the Trinity. The facts behind the accusation is that t...
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November 30, 2020 | Bill Mounce
καί and the Support of Widows (1 Tim 5:5) - Mondays with Mounce
There are times when the biblical text is ambiguous and the translator must interpret, and the decision makes a real difference in understan...
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November 17, 2020 | ZA Blog
Strange Questions with Smart Scholars
Welcome to Strange Questions with Smart Scholars (and Zondervan Academic Staff) series! We have brought together several of our authors...
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November 16, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Was Jesus Frustrated with “You” or “You”? (Matt 26:40) - Mondays with Mounce
Note: you can also watch this blog on YouTube. One of the frustrations in translating into English is our inability to distinguish second pe...
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November 9, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Was Jesus Still Angry? (Mark 3:5) - Mondays with Mounce
A few weeks ago I wrote about Mark 1:41 and how the original text says, I believe, that Jesus was angry. This is one of the seven main passa...
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November 2, 2020 | Bill Mounce
Conjunctions and Error in the Bible? - Mondays with Mounce
A common example of a contradiction in the Bible is the order of the temptations. In Matthew 4 the order is: turn stones to bread; jump off ...
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September 17, 2020 | ZA Blog
Ephesians 2:10: Created for Good Works?
Today’s post is adapted from Mark D. Roberts’ Ephesians video course and his commentary on Ephesiansin The Story of God Bible Commentary ser...
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