Author: Margaret Hill

Common factors emerge that affect Scripture use: level of literacy, prestige of the language, and attitude of church leaders.

A wide variety of reasons account for published Scriptures not being used. They include a lack of literacy, a language that is dying or has low status, a translation rejected by church leaders, an inappropriate published format, a lack of distribution, a lack of contextualization when using Scriptures, and others. A summary of the conditions necessary for seeing Scripture used is also offered.

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 Amar Gangadhar  |    Wed 18 Feb 2009, 04:54

Thanks a lot for putting this article!
Thanks also to Margaret for pouring her experience in this written form.

God bless!