Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Incarnation as Rent Collection

rent collection 03 11 This brief paper shows that in the “parable of the wicked tenants” Jesus presents his mission as one of rent collection, rather than in the far more common images of helper, physician, judge, &c.

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Why Translation Matters

Translating Metaphors This short paper demonstrates how a literal translation from Biblical Hebrew to English can hide a metaphor that would have been (nearly) explicit to its original audience.

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