We have pleaded with your bishops to inject the brand new United states Bible plus the US lectionary with the life-threatening morphine they so richly deserve. I provide now a 3rd sounding objections (for just one and two, click on this link and right here): dishonesty about intercourse.
I happened to be taking a look at 1 Corinthians 6, for a significant kind that is different of, and noticed the NAB’s rendering of Paul’s reproof of this church in Corinth for admitting a guy that has taken his stepmother to spouse.
“It is widely stated that there clearly was immorality among you,” say the NABers. The abstraction renders the Greek porneia, meaning fornication, prostitution; a porne is just a whore, a pornos a fornicator, and a porneion a brothel.
We grant that the NABers are one of many within the translation that is limp. Continue reading