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International Bible's New Edition

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International Bible's New Edition

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International Bible's New Edition

International Bible's New Edition

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The New International Version of the Bible — one of the world's most widely read editions — comes out today, and while the language may be more familiar to modern readers, it's also a major departure from the Biblical prose of the past.

Guest:

John Stek, professor emeritus at Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Mich.; chairman of the Committee on Bible Translation

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