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Jan
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comment What has changed in Biblical scholarship since the Jerusalem Bible (1966) was published?
Awesome, thanks. The clarification that the translation committee sought to steer clear of dogma is a good point---that's the sort of thing that's good to know in evaluating its general study value. To be completely honest, I picked it up originally because of the J.R.R. Tolkien connexion, but I've not been disappointed by its translation generally. (I find NRSV and NIV to be distractingly colloquial, myself.)
Jan
5
comment What has changed in Biblical scholarship since the Jerusalem Bible (1966) was published?
This is quite good, thanks. It is the translation itself that I'm wondering about---the notes are useful, but I'm more concerned about the scholarship behind the translation and the corrections (which are, of course, noted in the footnotes).