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Bible Translations for Everyone

A Guide to Finding a Bible That’s Right for You
Tim Wildsmith
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Bible Translations for Everyone is a fun and engaging guide in which pastor, professor, and popular YouTuber Tim Wildsmith will help you navigate the complex world of Bible translations and determine which one(s) you should be reading.

Have you ever wondered why there are so many translations of the Bible? It can be overwhelming and challenging to make sense of the differences, similarities, strengths, and weakness of each. With over 400 English translations to choose from, how do you know one is right for you? This book is here to help. Chapter by chapter, it tells the story of many different versions of the Bible, including information about their historical context, the people who translated them, and what makes them unique.

Bible Translations for Everyone contains:

  • An introduction to how Bible translations work.
  • The fascinating history of early English Bibles like Tyndale and Wycliffe.
  • The textual basis, translation philosophy, strengths, and weaknesses of each popular English translation, including The New King James Version, The New International Version, The English Standard Version, and more.
  • Translation comparisons.
  • Timelines and charts.

After reading this book, you will understand the essentials of each translation and make an informed decision about which one(s) to read regularly.

About the Author

Tim Wildsmith is a pastor and writer who is passionate about helping people find a Bible that’s right for them. He created a multi-platform online community where his Bible-related content has been viewed tens of millions of times by people around the globe from a wide array of Christian traditions and denominations. Tim earned a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary, after which he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford’s Wycliffe Hall. He has more than two decades of ministry experience and currently serves as one of the campus ministers at Belmont University, the largest ecumenical Christian college in the United States, where he teaches a course called “Understanding the Bible” for undergraduate students. Tim lives in Nashville with his wife, Becca.

  • Product Details
  • Page Count: 176
  • Format: Softcover
  • ISBN: 9780310131205
  • Release: November 19, 2024