Re: [ZION] LDS study bible

2002-10-02 Thread Marc A. Schindler
I use the Anchor Bible, which is of course much more of an investment (the series isn't finished yet and it already fills 2 1/2 shelves of one of my Ikea bookshelves). But that's a somewhat different model. I don't really have a one-volume commentary like the Scofield Bible, but iirc I've seen

Re: [ZION] LDS study bible

2002-10-02 Thread Steven Montgomery
I used to have (till my kids destroyed it--sadly) a fairly large comparison Bible which contained about 7 different versions (none of the modern watered down versions) of the Bible, and if I recall correctly a couple of translations from the original Hebrew and Greek. Joseph Smith once stated

Re: [ZION] LDS study bible

2002-10-02 Thread Marc A. Schindler
Those used to be very popular in olden days, and by olden days I mean going back to the earliest Church fathers. One of them (and I'm not going to try to find his name in my memory but I think it was Origen) put together a Hexapla which means 6 versions, 3 columns per page, so you'd have all six

Re: [ZION] LDS Study Bible

2002-10-01 Thread John W. Redelfs
At 11:29 AM 10/1/02 -0600 Marc A. Schindler favored us with: Some people have asked about the progress of the book with the working title of LDS Study Bible (which actually just covers the NT), so I finally got around to making an inquiry with the project manager. The work had ground to a halt

RE: [ZION] LDS Study Bible

2002-10-01 Thread Stephen Beecroft
-John- Have you checked this project with the Brethren? Lynn Anderson wrote a simplified version of the Book of Mormon for children and poor readers, and the Brethren nixed the idea. She went ahead and published it anyway. It is pretty hard to change the words without changing the meaning

RE: [ZION] LDS Study Bible

2002-10-01 Thread John W. Redelfs
At 11:14 PM 10/1/02 + Stephen Beecroft favored us with: If I understand Marc correctly, they're not changing any words at all. They're just adding study information, references, and such. So I don't think the two projects are comparable. I must have misunderstood. --JWR