Posts by Ed Lauber

Accra Declaration

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Accra Declaration

Church, seminary and Bible agency leaders meeting in Accra made a joint declaration on the Church and Bible translation

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Children in multilingual situations

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Children in multilingual situations

Some parents speak English at home to give their children an advantage at school. Does it work?

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How the Bible came to us

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

How the Bible came to us

The message of the Bible which we now have in a printed form did not always exist as a printed text. God’s message was delivered to Prophets, religious and political leaders and many inspired people. It was delivered to them in oral form and as such existed in oral form for many centuries before it was finally reduced to writing with the invention of alphabets and writing systems. When God’s message to mankind was reduced from oral form to written form, the material on which the message was written included broken pottery, stone tablets, barks of trees and plants and later on papyrus and...

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Bible Translation and Human Dignity

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Bible Translation and Human Dignity

Human dignity seems an appropriate topic for Human Rights Day. Certainly, no person without human dignity would say that all their rights are being respected. It is in this perspective that we present this extract of the article, “Bible Translation and Human Dignity” by Professor Lamin Sanneh which appeared in Anvil Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3. In the article, Professor Sanneh maintains that translation of Scripture into the mother tongue has revolutionary impact. Furthermore, that revolutionary impact affirms human dignity. His findings are demonstrated from history, specifically the events...

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Early Scriptures of the Gold Coast

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Early Scriptures of the Gold Coast

A Book Review

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