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The Eight Conditions of Scripture Engagement

Social and Cultural Factors Necessary for Vernacular Bible Translation to Achieve Maximum Effect
T. Wayne Dye (2009)
The listing of these Eight Conditions or eight categories of factors used as a tool for evaluation can prevent surprises and help the church, missionaries, and Bible translators alike to focus on those activities that are likely to have maximum…
July 14, 2009

Encouraging Scripture use among the Amuesha

Martha D. Tripp (1984)
"This is what we have been looking for." As I heard these words coming from the Amuesha teacher/preacher as he taught the newly translated Scripture to his own people, I sensed this moment as a tremendous breakthrough for the Amuesha…
June 16, 2009
AdvocacyBible Reading

Essential Bible Blog

Ideas for igniting a Bible reading revival one person, one church, one community at a time
What’s the best way to read the Bible? Many people think it’s something like getting up real early every day and intensely reading the entire Bible every year... But is the pre-dawn snow plow routine really the best way for…
May 7, 2009

Raising Awareness of the Bible in Contemporary British Society

A Case Study of Young Adults Who are Not Involved in a Faith Community
F. Morgan
All approaches to interpreting the Bible are culture bound, including the systematic theologies of modernity. The Church needs to be open to new ways of reading the Bible and should encourage people to interpret texts for themselves by adopting a…
March 16, 2009

Needed: Scripture Use Workers (video)

What does Scripture Use work look like?
This video gives a brief introduction to the work of Scripture Use. It answers four frequently asked questions: - What is Scripture Use? - What is the end result of Scripture Use work? - What does Scripture Use work look…
January 16, 2009

Center for Bible Engagement

from Back to the Bible
Only God's inspired Word changes people's lives. That's a fact. It's also a fact that fewer people than ever know that the answers to their problems are contained in that dusty book on their shelves. The Center for Bible Engagement…
November 18, 2008