The Inclusive Language Debate: A Plea For Realism
A balanced and thorough look at the use of inclusive language in Bible translation. Subjects covered in the book include:
1. The Making of a Crisis–Bible Translation and Bible Rage; 2. Conflicting Principles–The Committee on Bible Translation; (CBT) and Colorado Springs Guidelines (CSG) on Inclusive Language;
3. Translation and Treason–An Inevitable and Impossible Task; 4. Gender and Sex around the World–a Translator’s Nightmare; 5. A Brief Evaluation of the CBT and Colorado Springs (CS) Principles;
6. Some Old Testament Passages; 7. Some New Testament Passages; 8. Some Crucial Passages with Important Doctrinal Issues at Stake; 9. But is the English Language Changing?; and 10. Pastoral Considerations–How to Avoid Bible Rage.
Includes notes, a general index, and a scripture index.
D. A. Carson