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Scripture Engagement Essentials

Training

CanIL Scripture Engagement Training

The Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL) offers a Scripture Engagement training track with courses accepted by SIL and Wycliffe Bible Translators as preparation for cross-cultural service. In 2023, the SE course will be taught twice: Spring 2023 on Zoom: January…
Richard
August 30, 2022
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Translating the Bible into Action

How the Bible can be Relevant in all Languages and Cultures
Margaret Hill, Harriet Hill (2022)
Second Edition (2022) When Jesus was born to Mary, God “translated” himself into our human world. This act of God’s translation continues today wherever the gospel is expressed, in each language and lived out in each culture that makes up…
Richard
June 18, 2022
State of the Bible 2022Research

State of the Bible USA 2022

In a word, the current State of the Bible is “under-engaged.” Perhaps the Bible has been neglected or simply taken for granted as people dealt with the challenges of reassembling their lives after a disruptive pandemic. A significant number of…
Richard
April 7, 2022
Scripture Engagement Research InitiativeResearch

Scripture Engagement Research Initiative

A multiagency research program of Dallas International University
Dallas International University (DIU), in collaboration with SIL’s Pike Center for Integrative Scholarship, has launched the Scripture Engagement Research Initiative (SERI). The SERI program hosts a series of large grant-funded Scripture Engagement research projects. Research topics are proposed both by…
Richard
March 3, 2022
Strategic PlanningTraining

EMDC Online: Scripture Engagement Courses

Scripture Engagement: Planning for the Journey
A three part series (3 sets of 10 one hour sessions) based around Wayne Dye's Eight Conditions for Scripture Engagement will be hosted on EMDC.online. Continuing to build and expand on long established insights about how people engage with Scripture…
Richard
January 18, 2022
Research

State of the Bible 2021

From the online church revolution to socially-distanced small groups, the landscape of Christian faith and worship in America has been deeply disrupted in the past year. The strain of the ongoing pandemic and civil unrest in our nation continues to…
Richard
May 11, 2021
Training

Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods

Dallas International University, Texas
The 'Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods' course focuses on the sociolinguistic, socioeconomic, sociopolitical, and socio-religious factors that either hinder or foster the use of vernacular literature. Practical strategies and activities that promote the use of Bible translations in public and…
Richard
April 7, 2021